smocked is a special kind of embroidery. Mainly use elastic thread and color thread to make pleating effect on waist and tube top. The colored lines on the surface can make different patterns. A professional machine is required, and manual work is also possible. There are two thread options: double-strand smocked (with upper thread and bottom thread), and single-strand smocked (with upper thread and no bottom thread).
Commonly used in clothing necklines, cuffs, decorations, etc. Especially for dresses, it is more common. There are also many ways of smocked, including horizontal smocked, vertical smocked, and twill smocked. The width of the sliver is controllable, and the output is generally straight. The sense of line is very strong. It is not shaped by high temperature, but is produced one by one with special machinery, and each one is fixed with obvious sewing thread.
If it needs to be made with multiple lines and equally spaced, it is best to use special equipment, such as 8-pin, 16-pin, and so on. It is necessary to use a professional machine (commonly known as a "stretching elastic" sewing machine), using elastic thread (thin elastic thread), to sew the upper and lower threads of the fabric on the flat car, and the thread and the thread are equally spaced.
Due to the shirring of the elastic thread, the fabric forms a bubble effect. A unique texture process has a strong style and avoids the bloated effect of the cotton coat, adding to the beauty of wearing.
In the application of clothing, it is decorative and functional. It can be smocked on the collar, waist, etc., with elastic effect to modify the body shape; more stitch decoration effect, different colors of the face line, smocked embroidered different graphics, such as smocked, pattern Sew etc. The most popular techniques for women's craftsmanship this season: smocked embroidery (expressed in linear patterns), local cable's length, and decorative cablegram.