Counterchange

Counterchange smocking involves pleating stripes or checks to make a pattern.  I don’t quite understand how it works, but it does.

A Basket for Martha, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1993)

A Basket for Martha, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1993)

Christmas Counterchange for the 18″ Doll, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1996)

Counterchange candy canes, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1990)

Counterchange candy canes, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1990)

Counterchange Ivy, by Genevieve Cook  (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1993)

Counterchange Ivy, by Genevieve Cook (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1993)

Counterchange School  Bus, by Ann Hallay  (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1993)

Counterchange School Bus, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1993)

Gingham Presents (Sew Beautiful, Issue 113, 2007)

Gingham Presents, by Pat Garretson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 113, 2007)

Gingham Pumpkin Patch, by Pat Garretson Designs (individual pattern plate)

Gingham Pumpkin Patch, by Pat Garretson Designs (individual pattern plate)

Indian Summer, by Emma Cox (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1993)

Indian Summer, by Emma Cox (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1993)

Me Me's French Teapot (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1992)

Me Me’s French Teapot (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1992)

New Crayons for School, by Ann Hallay (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1996)

Ruffled Feathers, by Lin Campbell. AS&E #39 (June, 1997)

Serendipity, by Kari Mecca (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Serendipity, by Kari Mecca (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

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