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    Tutorial: Designing Geometric Smocking Plates in Illustrator

    Posted by on Jun 23 2011

    This is the third lesson in my series of tutorials on how to use Adobe Illustrator to create smocking plates. This geometric plate features some of the most common geometric smocking stitches, including cable, wave and trellis.  It also features a simple cross-over design to introduce working with multiple layers.  It seems counter-intuitive that creating a geometric […]