This is the sixth tutorial in this series of Canadian smocking tutorials. The pattern that we will stitch today is bricks / bow tie.
Tips, tricks and general instructions for Canadian smocking can be found here. If you are new to smocking, reading that blog post first might be helpful.
Important: The grid is drawn on the right side of the fabric.
Here is the graph / pattern.
Pattern drawn on the fabric.
We will be joining 3 points of the triangles as shown below.
And make a knot.
Work in progress.
A brick can also be tied in the middle with a bead to make a bow tie.
Length and width of fabric required for this pattern
The fabric will reduce to 50%.
Don’t forget to allow 5 inches on all sides.