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When this peach bishop dress was first posted, I offered to post my original smocking design for readers. At last, here it is. In order for it to be accessible, you may do a screen capture and save to your computer or leave a comment requesting the design and I will e-mail the .jpg file to you.
My goal was to mimic the Swiss embroidery and French lace on the sleeve caps., to visually continue the pattern into the smocking. It was a fun and interesting design challenge which I enjoyed. I was generally pleased with the results.
Note that the graphed design shows bullion tulips while the smocked peach bishop shows 6 cable flowerettes. Of course, use whichever you like. But you didn’t need me to tell you that.