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Journal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences ( IMPACT : IJRANSS ) (Vol.4, No. 7)

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Page : 149-154

Keywords : Fashion; Designer; Embroidery; Smocking;

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As the fashion business is growing and spreading its wings around the globe, the demand of functionality and recentness is rising. Unfamiliar artworks and novel pieces are becoming appeal of the fashion biz even if being unusual. In this world of competition, needle works and embroideries have always been a talk of the town. The art is appreciated and liked by fashion lovers in majority of the countries with varying motifs. Smocking is one type of embroidery which has its origin in England; however designers of many nations have shown their fondness for the technique in past few decades. Although contemporization of the craftmanship has reshaped the stitches and motifs, but the elegance of this needlework holds the same. Lozenge smocking is one form of smocking echoing the conventional pleated variant endeavoring pleasing designs for clothing as well as functional use. The present paper discusses and defines the technique, outlook and utility of lozenge smocking in current fashion game.

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