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AS&E Issue 79 - Pretty as a Picture

Featuring eight designs that are all as pretty as a picture, this issue has something for the very young through to the young at heart adults.


With more than 75 step-by-step photographs to guide you, everything you need to re-create the gorgeous smocked dresses in this issue are included, which features an adorable coat, bonnet and booties for 6 & 12 month-olds, a pleated skirt for women and more.

Featured Projects

'AS&E Issue 79' features the following projects:

  • Little Picasso by Connie Moses
    Delightful sundress with vibrant smocking and embroidery. Sizes 4, 5, 6 and 7 years.
  • Princess Jasmine by Elizabeth Peterson
    Cool and comfortable linen blend top and pants for older girls. Sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14 years.
  • Blue Heaven by Kathleen Barac
    Timeless halterneck sundress with guipure lace flower accents. Sizes 4, 6 and 8 years.
  • Beloved by Diane Mudrow
    White cotton crepe special occasion dress with exquisite embroidery. Sizes 6, 8 and 10 years.
  • Matilda by Kris Richards
    Beautiful soft winter twill dress for babies and toddlers. Sizes 6, 12, 18 and 24 months.
  • Darling Buds of May by Kathy Weiland
    Pink wool flannel coat with coordinating bonnet and felted wool bootees. Sizes 6 and 12 months.
  • Au Chocolat by Jennie Victorsen
    Chic brown cotton voile skirt especially for beginners. Adult sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14.
  • Summer Love by Denise Bakes
    Classic square yoke dress in crisp Pima cotton with dainty embroidery. Sizes 12, 18 and 24 months.

Additional Information

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    Australian Smocking & Embroidery
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