Canadian Smocking

  • January 18, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Canadian smocking is a hand stitching technique that creates a unique and beautiful folded design on the front of the fabric. Here’s an example of a plain piece of fabric that has been smocked:

Canadian Smocking

You can use your smocked fabric to turn ordinary objects into things of beauty!

Here is a throw pillow with smocking:

Canadian Smocked Pillow

And here’s a bit of smocking that has been turned into a one-of-a-kind hat:

Canadian Smocked Hat

As you can see, your imagination is the only limitation to how you can use your smocked fabric!

Registration Includes

Instruction and fun in a small class size. You’ll learn the basics of this smocking technique, and you’ll learn three different patterns (braid, arrows, and flowers), and go home with a sampler of designs.

Skill Level

No prior experienced required

Best for Ages…

13 years or older

You should bring…

If you have them, bring your hand sewing needles, quilting thread, scissors and thimble. If you don’t have these, we’ll have some extras on hand.



1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Our main campus is:

Duluth Folk School
1917 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN  55806

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