|SmockSoft Design Tip
How to Make Matching Smocking Plates from Fabric Motifs
Common Smocking Situation -
SmockSoft - Using SmockSoft
to Make Matching Plates
Common Smocking Situation
You recently purchase a couple of yards of pretty flowery rose printed
fabric and begin looking for a smocking plate that "matches" the fabric.
Unfortunately, you are not having much luck finding one.
With SmockSoft graph the smocking
plate that you need in minutes!
Using SmockSoft to Make
Matching Picture Plates
Import your design into SmockSoft, select a size and SmockSoft
will present you with a picture smocking graph of the design in seconds.
Further modify plate using SmockSoft's built-in features right
Automatic Instructions show the location of every stitch and embellishment.
Print it out.
Your graph is proportional, accurately drawn and ready to follow.
A portion of the design on the fabric was chosen specifically to
design a pre-teen size diagonal yoke smocking plate.
The swatch section shows the portion of the fabric
swatch that was scanned, colored, and modified. Once
imported into SmockSoft it was picture graphed by the program in a few
Matching Yoke Plate
(With some Artistic Interpretation)
Can SmockSoft graph the swatch to look
more like the picture?
Yes, it can plus you can further modify the graph to
suit your project needs.
More Picture smocking examples?
"Apple, Apple, One for Teacher and One
for Me" or "1904 Edwardian Boy" and more on the SmockSoft Demo
Interested in Geometric smocking plates? See
Emma's First Bishop for a free
bishop pattern you can print at home graphed with SmockSoft or
visit the SmockSoft Demo Examples
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