A-Z of Smocking
By Country Bumpkins Publications
A-Z of Smocking is an easy to follow guide especially written for beginners.
Clear, step by step photographs illustrate every smocking stitch and many different techniques. This Smocking instructional guide also has much to offer the experienced Smocker as it delves further into world of Smocking with many new or little known techniques.
A direct quote from Country Bumpkin Publications:
“Have you tried ribbon weaving or free form Smocking?
Explored the versatility of chain stitch on pleats?
Know the difference between jigsaw and template smocking?
Starting with “A” for accent stitches and finishing with “Z” for Zigzag stitches we are proud to say that this is the most comprehensive smocking book ever published.”
The A-Z of Smocking will inspire you to challenge yourself, to try something different and add new achievements to your smocking repertoire of projects and knowledge.
Full of fascinating hints, tips, tricks and gems of information.
The A-Z of Smocking is the third book in the highly successful A-Z series originally from Country Bumpkin Publications.
This book would be the ultimate guide for embroiderers wishing to begin the timeless appeal of Smocking Embroidery.
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If you are a bit anxious about trying this gorgeous form of embroidery, please click HERE for a short instructional video.
Look at all the thread varieties you could use!
- Appleton 4 Ply Tapestry Wool
- Appleton 2 Ply Crewel Wool
- Anchor 4 Ply Tapestry Wool
- Anchor Stranded Cotton
- Anchor Variegated Stranded Cotton
- Anchor Variegated Pearl 5
- DMC Stranded Cotton
- DMC Variegated Stranded Cotton
- DMC Light Effects
- DMC Variegated Perle 5
- Ginnie Thompson Flower Thread
- Mogear Mohair