Canadian smocking

Fabric manipulation became my new obsession last December.  I have been teaching myself to do Canadian smocking for the past few weeks.  Here is my first attempt at “Waves.”


An overview shot:

This one is “Honeycomb” smocking:

Done on a purple/dark navy linen-rayon blend with white embroidery thread.  Thanks to Professor Pincushion on YouTube for a terrific tutorial (


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