Do you want to stretch your smocking skills, and give yourself a challenge? Learn four advanced smocking stitches with the Christmas Rose Smocked Ornament!

No Sewing Machine Required!

Learn Advanced Smocking Stitches!

It's easy, I promise!

Do you enjoy smocking but want to stretch your skills? Would you like an easy project that focuses on hand stitching without an outfit to sew once the stitching is finished? Expand your skills and make a lovely Christmas Rose Ornament!
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Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Christmas Rose Ornament Course!

    • Welcome

    • Supplies Needed

    • How to use this course

    • Pleating Wovens

  • 2

    Preparing to Smock

    • Guidelines for Smocking Christmas Rose

    • Prepping the Pleated Fabric

  • 3

    Stitching the Ball

    • The Barbed Trellis Stitch

    • The Surface Honeycomb Stitch

    • The Cretan Stitch

    • The Raised Chain Stitch

  • 4

    Constructing the Ball

    • Constructing the Ornament

    • The Ruched Rose

  • 5


    • Resources

    • Before you go...

    • Continue Your Smocking Journey!

About Lisa

Lisa Hawkes, Owner of Pink Hollybush Designs

Hi, I am Lisa and I am so glad that you are interested in learning some advanced smocking stitches! I have been smocking for over 25 years, have my Artisan level certification in smocking from the Smocking Arts Guild of America and served as their national President from 2014-2016. I started Pink Hollybush Designs to share my love of smocking, so grab a cup of tea, come join me in my sewing studio and Let's Learn some new smocking stitches!
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Learn Advanced Smocking Stitches with Christmas Rose

  • 12 lessons with detailed instruction walk you through every aspect of the project from picking out supplies to constructing the ball.

  • 10 videos demonstrate each aspect of the process.

  • Videos include how to stitch demonstrations for both right and left handed stitchers.

  • Course includes instructions on how to pleat wovens. A complete kit and pre-pleated fabric is available for Christmas Rose.

  • Self paced and your access never expires.

Get the Kit or a Pre-Pleated Fabric

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