Eleanor Smocked - Video Lesson

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Eleanor is our classic apron pattern available in the full size range 6mo - 14. We take View B and add a small area for smocking. In the video, we show you how to pleat your fabric with pleater dots or a traditional pleater. Even if you don’t want to add smocking, this video gives you a clear description on how to sew this classic dress. Includes the Eleanor Smocked Add-on pattern.

Pattern: Eleanor
Run Time: Approx. 1 hour 36 min
Teacher: Susan Whitman
Difficulty Rating: Expert - 4 Thimbles

In this lesson you'll learn:

  • How to redraft Eleanor View B to add smocking
  • Pleating tips using pleater dots or pleater
  • Construction from beginning to hem of the Eleanor View B with or without smocking
  • How to sew the unique placket
  • Tips for beautifully constructed collar and sleeve


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