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3 edition of Smocks and smocking. found in the catalog.

Smocks and smocking.

Beverley Marshall

Smocks and smocking.

by Beverley Marshall

  • 15 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by WI Books Ltd in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination104p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21532950M
ISBN 100900556781

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‘There were no smock-frocks, even among the country folk; they retarded motion, and were apt to catch on machinery, and so the habit of wearing them had died out.’ ‘Even allowing for Will Fern's smock-frock, the usual garment of the rural labourer throughout the 19th c., the costumes of The Chimes reveal a consistent sense of taste, style. For a complete history of smocking, read Diana Keay's The Book of Smocking (New York: Arco, ). Maggie Hall has documented smock-making itself in her charming little book Smocks (Aylesbury, England: Shire Publications, Ltd., ).

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Smocks and Smocking/5(6). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Smocks and smocking at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm: Contents: The rise and fall of the smock --Smock types and variations --Smock, smocking, smocked --Embroidery --Making a smock for today --Children's sibility.

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Seller Rating: % positive. Smocks and Smocking The designs are out of style but very adaptable with elaborate and interesting smocking designs. I have 's of smocking books/patterns/plates but this one is unique in every way.

3 people found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse. Category: Smocking Books Smock & Block Guide Product Code: emblock. By Ellen McCarn. Designed to be a versatile aid to use from the start to finishing of the smocked garment whether Bishop, yoke, collar or inset.

Durable non-woven pressed fiber, The Smock & Block Guide can be pinned, basted on & cleaned without shrinking.

Smocking, like so many textile techniques, has a rather secretive history. From what I can find out, the technique of smocking is often confused with the garment called a centuries, women’s main undergarment was a nightdress-like linen smock, which could be decorated, were she wealthy enough, but often was not, and there’s not much evidence of this garment being decorated with.

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Perfect for the beginner, the books takes you from pleating your fabric, through the basic stitches, and on into Picture Smocking.

The book contains clear illustrations and directions along with 10 smocking designs, four of which are in color.

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By the time this newsletter shows up on your computer, I will know whether or not this truly is as easy as the books say it is! Smocking has an interesting history, one which dispelled several misconceptions on my part.

The original stitching was done on men’s smock, thus the name smocking. The actual term "smocking" comes from the name of an English garment, the smock, worn by both women and men.

Some histories trace the garment back to the Anglo Saxon tunic. The Luttrell Psalter (circa ) shows a man ploughing who is wearing a tunic smock, and Chaucer describes a woman wearing a smock in the Miller's Tale in  “Smocks and Smocking”, in The Illustrated Queen Almanac and Lady’s Calendar, London: The Queen Office, [ ], OCLCp column 2: Smocking forms an effective trimming for ladies' dresses, either as a waistcoat or yoke, and looks well for the crown of a small toque with a velvet brim.