Once again, I chose the thread, then followed the prompt of the gathered fabric to design the smocking. For this one I stuck to two colours - the blue and the pink, and worked zig-zags, blue at top and bottom, two sets of pink in the centre.
As always, the tricky bit is gathering and attaching the frill, but it caused no great dramas.
I hemmed this one with a small turn-over - didn't need to bind the edge.
As these two girls get older, I shall miss the gratification of gift recipients stripping off their clothes to immediately put on an outfit I have made!