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Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial | Fabric Craft > Other Fabric Crafts

By Vyjayanthi | Hyderabad, Telangana

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  | Hobbyideas
Canadian smocking is done by tying knots in a grid on the back of the fabric. It is interesting and creative.
You can also enhance it by pasting sequins and beads over it.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take 1 meter of any silk cloth, drawn the grid box as shown in the picture.

STEP 2
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Mark "X" onto every alternate box as shown in the picture.

STEP 3
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Follow the points given in the picture .

STEP 4
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Start the stitch from point 1 to 2 to 3 to 4 and to 1,

STEP 5
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Pull the thread firmly, u see a flower is formed.

STEP 6
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Notice a flower shape is formed

STEP 7
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Pinch the petals together like so and take another stitch across the middle
Now string a bead, and stitch across the middle and down through the back (direction indicated by arrow). Turn the fabric over and knot the thread on the back.
Cut the thread and repeat same procedure many times.

STEP 8
Cushion Smocking Design Tutorial  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Yourur Smocking flower design is ready,

STEP 9

U may use the same pattern on the other side of the cushion or leave it plain, fill it with Recron material or form and stitch all sides.
Your Smocking cushion is ready to use !!!

you will need

1 meter Satin or silk cloth, Recron material or form , Needle, scale, scissors, No. 10 thread. marking chalk,

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