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A to Z of Smocking: A Complete Manual for the Beginner Through the Advanced Smocker

This comprehensive guide reveals every secret and answers every question you have on this timeless art.  Over a thousand step-by-step photographs bring smocking within reach of anyone who can thread a needle.  Every smocking stitch is clearly explained for beginners with step by step photographs, but there are also inspiring examples and new or little-known techniques to appeal to experienced smockers.  learn how to pleat and block a garment, create ribbon weaving, counterchange, template and freeform smocking and much more.  Beautiful photographs of finished garments complete this inspirational guide.