Thursday, June 24, 2010

Canadian smocking by joining 2 points Shell design




Shell pattern

In shell pattern two dots are connected with pulled stitches which are knotted and separated by a slack knotted stitch.
Mark squares of 2 .5 cm x 2.5 cm on the wrong side of the fabric. Mark the red diagonal lines that represents pulled stitch. Mark the numbers 1,2,3,4,....while learning, as it will be easier to follow the diagram.
.Stitch with 3 strands of Anchor thread of the colour that matches the fabric. Folds look good if satin material is used.Follow the steps and stitch all the rows.2 rows of the squares are used at a time.  I have explained them with images. please see below.








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14 comments:

  1. Hello Madam, Thanks for the step by step explanation, I have one doubt, to create a cushion of the shown size(picture in the blog), how much metre of cloth should be taken.(Assuming I am making 2.5 cmr * 2.5 cm squares.
    Thanks for the information.
    Sangheetha.

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  2. Fabric taken varies from pattern to pattern.For some patterns we can calculate directly by seeing the designs.I have not shown those patterns yet.For patterns where we join the points diagonally,I stitch a few lines a sample piece with a cheap material and measure.If anybody knows any other method please let me know.

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  3. Thanks Mam,

    I tried it and it has come out well. I have not stitched it to a cushion. Could you pls send ur email address, I can share those photos. My email address is n.sangheetha@gmail.com.

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  4. I tried to write to you but I could not .It says there is an error in the Email Id.Write to me again.Happy to know that the design came out well.
    Best wishes
    Vani

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  5. THanks Vani

    thanks for all information.
    Can u give the graph for the bone pattern

    Anu

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  6. Hi Vani do you have an email so that i can contact you because i would like to ask you about your designs and patterns. or you can contact me at nrhaburn@hotmail.com

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  7. Dear Vani
    My Mother lives in Mumbai and if you do too, she would very much like to learn from you.
    Would you mind very much contacting me with your information?
    deirdredd@hotmail.com
    I think your work is fantabulous.
    Best wishes and choicest blessings
    in admiration
    Deirdre

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  8. Hallo Vani
    Your work is really fantabulous and my Mother and I really enjoy the way you explain everything.
    My Mother lives in Mumbai and would like to contact you if you give classes and even otherwise. However she is not computer savvy so telephone would be best.
    Would you mind very much contacting me?
    deirdredd@hotmail.com
    Sunny greetings and choice blessings
    in admiration
    Deirdre

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  9. Hi,
    Thank you very much for your appreciation.
    i am very sorry.I do not take any classes.i live in Bangalore.
    Best wishes
    vani

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  10. hi vani mam thanks for ur teaching

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  11. hello madam can you please say the procedure to sew a normal shirt

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  12. hell mam saw your work an tried but unable to do it . i stay in bangalore . do u conduct classes?

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  13. hello mam saw ur work and tried but unable to do . i stay in bangalore. do u take any classes .plz mail me .waiting for ur reoly

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  14. princy gayathri

    hello maam im new to ur blog pls tell me how many cm cloth is required for this shell pattern design.should we take double the length of cloth for a square cousin pls clarify (22" for 11" cousin)

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