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Topic: Hand Smocked Bunnies & Baskets on a Mary De Jumper Dress  (Read 1723 times)
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« on: March 03, 2009 07:01:48 PM »



For a super up close look at the smocking, click this link (the pictures open larger there)
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_hH_R3OJoDSw/Sa1--tuqFCI/AAAAAAAABYs/j_XHXgEscRo/s1600-h/Bunnies+%26+Baskets.jpg



I smocked this over the past two weeks -- starting back to work is interfering with my sewing addiction!

Cute bunnies, one turned backwards...bullion eggs in the baskets and french knot daffodills beside the bunnies.

This is a Mary De style dress for a friend's 3 year old granddaughter -- she is going to be adorable!
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2009 07:16:31 PM »

This is fantastic!  What an adorable dress!
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2009 05:08:05 AM »

OOOHH!  I'm in love!!  I've always wanted to learn how to do smocking!  Beautiful work, mama!
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2009 01:48:45 PM »

Amazing smocking... shame you couldn't get more of a close up view.  Great easter dress.
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2009 05:53:39 PM »

Amazing smocking... shame you couldn't get more of a close up view.  Great easter dress.

I have the super up close view link posted on this dress now:
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_hH_R3OJoDSw/Sa1--tuqFCI/AAAAAAAABYs/j_XHXgEscRo/s1600-h/Bunnies+%26+Baskets.jpg
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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2009 07:24:09 PM »

Oh what a lucky little girl who gets to wear that!!  Absolutely gorgeous!
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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2009 07:09:00 AM »

ooohhh..this is lovely...I love the bunny design. Did you do the disign your self?? It's really cute.
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« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2009 02:52:27 PM »

ooohhh..this is lovely...I love the bunny design. Did you do the disign your self?? It's really cute.

The Smocking plate is one by LBJ Designs called Bishop Bunnies.

Not for beginners, there isn't really a graph on there for the smocking -- not hard if you're an experienced smocker though
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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2009 04:21:18 PM »

Wow!! How very cool. I love smocking!
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« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2009 07:33:44 PM »

man, that's amazing! I don't do smocking but I have so much admiration for people who do, so much patience and care is involved!
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