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If you follow my Heirloom Sewing board, I have broken it down into categories to more easily find items. So please make sure you start following my new Heirloom Sewing boards. I am also moving my Smocking board to Heirloom Sewing - Smocking. Thanks, Anita A

History Smocking is an embroidery technique used to gather fabric so that it can stretch. Before elastic, smocking was commonly used i...

Learn unique techniques that will enhance your next quilt! These vintage sewing techniques will raise the surface of your quilt and truly impress. We'll learn heirloom smocking techniques, tucking...