Saturday, October 18, 2008

Smocked Apron

I've started a new project- a smocked apron. I didn't have any large pieces of white linen, but I did have a medium weight cotton (drapery lining- hangs wonderfully), so I'm using that instead. I'm following the proceedure here, but it's pretty straight forward. Smocked aprons are found in the Lutrell Psalter, as well as some additional sources. Read this for more info. I'm only now just starting the actual smocking- joing the pleats together. Here's where I'm at right now:

I have a lot of pleats here, so this may take a while....

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