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Great technique for cutting armholes on smocked fabric. Good pictures too.

freezer paper smocking tutorial - use freezer paper to stablize your finished smocked fabric so you can cut armholes, etc, without distortion

I do NOT like the floral fabric, but the proportions of fabric, insertion, and edging make this a great reference

How to Sew A Fancy Band FANCY THAT! Fancy bands embellish dress hems and can be used to extend the wear of an out-gr.

Jan's Smocking Blog: Pleating a Bonnet

A few girls in my smocking chat group (Learning to Smock) have requested some instructions on pleating a bonnet to use in the class I'm doin.

Yeah!!  THE  BEST EVER lace insertion  tutorial!  Lauren has made most attainable something that looks so hard!!!  I have used this technique several times with fabulous results!! Thank you Lauren!!!

As promised, in honor of the new Blouse and Guimpe pattern, here is the basic lace insertion tutorial! Lace insertion is a wonderful technique to have under your belt.

Through the needle online, a sewing magazine that can be downloaded for free.  Especially good if you have a Bernina sewing machine.

through the needle online magazine issues

Quilts/Sewing Tutorials

How to bind a quilt- non traditional style -

10 Fruity Summer Sewing Ideas: Start your summer sewing with these fun fruit inspired projects. Click through for the full list of sewing tutorials for summer | www.sewwhatalicia.com

10+ Fruity Summer Sewing Project Ideas

10 Fruity Summer Sewing Ideas: Start your summer sewing with these fun fruit inspired projects.