Antique smocks at the WI’s Denman College

July 30, 2017


Some beautiful examples of English antique smocking and to think this was work wear! This was posted on Marie-Louise Avery’s site which I would recommend you visit for the great recipes and beautiful photography

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I have to make a sample for my City and Guilds portfolio and I wasn’t very thrilled about it. With dark colours, black velvet, over-ornate stitching and every embroidery stitch invented it’s not my cup of tea at all. However after a little research it seems it falls into two categories. It was a way …

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I don’t usually do posts just about fabric but from ordering to receiving it took only 5 days for this beautifully packaged fabric to arrive in the UK all the way from Japan.   I wanted some Alice in Wonderland fabric but not Disney as it is too bright and the wrong colours for the …

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