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I do a lot of embroidery, but I rarely consider methods that go beyond the usual hand-stitches on flat surfaces. That’s why I find these hand-pleating and hand-smocking tutorials from Marie Grace Designs to be so fascinating—it’s like embroidery design in 3D!
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While the projects don’t look like they’re for the faint of heart or the short of patience, the results certainly are complex and beautiful.
[Via We Love French Knots]

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley. https://www.redhandledscissors.com

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