Smocked Toddler Dress Tutorial

| August 12, 2009

A very simple smocked dress can easily be made by purchasing pre-smocked fabric.  The finished product is so cute, you’ll want to make several of them.  Purchase the width of pre-smocked fabric that you’ll need for the child’s chest measurement plus 1″ for seam (1/2″ side seam) plus 1″ for growing room.You’ll notice that the […]

How To Make A Smocked Top / Dress

| May 30, 2009

Have you ever done smocking?  This could be a whole new sewing niche all by itself.  Pretty-Ditty Blogspot has a really neat top that she’s done the “shirring” on the fabric and made a top for her daughter.  The tutorial is great, and goes into detail how to do the shirring, then on to making […]