The Smock & Block Guide ™ is designed and produced by English Smocking and Pattern designer Ellen McCarn as a versatile aid to use from the start to finishing of the smocked garment, be it Bishop or Yoke, Collar or Insert. Click for close-up
GREAT book for learning to Picture Smock! Clearly teaches what is needed to successfully pic. smock: Preparing fabric, thread, needles, centering, perfect cables. 12 yoke borders, 12 stacked designs, etc! Highly Recommend!
Learn to Smock DVD with Terri Wood. 90 minutes - Includes the basic stitches of English smocking, plus how to construct a bishop-style dress. Topics include: Pleating fabric; Preparing to smock; Tools needed; 8 geometric smocking stitches; Picture smocking; Flower embellishment; Constructing a bishop dress. Click for close-up