Printed Book

A-Z of Smocking

This book features every smocking stitch, clearly explained for beginners, but also has inspiring examples and new or little-known techniques to appeal to experienced smockers. It shows how to work the stitches, read graphs, and select colours, fabric and threads.

It teaches how to pleat and block a garment, gives advice on different techniques such as ribbon weaving, counterchange, template and freeform smocking and much more. It is bursting with hints, ideas and inspirational photographs.

$34.95

Available on backorder

Description

PLEASE NOTE: This title is currently available on back-order, with stock expected to be available March/April 2019.

A complete manual for the beginner through to the advanced smocker with over 1000 step-by-step photographs. Includes full advice on the fabric, needles and thread needed and a glossary of smocking terms. Interspersed throughout the book there are helpful hints for all the stitches and techniques, and beautiful photographs of smocked garments to inspire the reader to pick up a needle.

The most comprehensive smocking book available.

About A-Z Series

With over 2.5 million A-Z Books sold worldwide, the complete A-Z library is the ultimate resource for beginners and experts.

To celebrate the ongoing success of these bestselling reference books, the A-Z series has now been refreshed. Timeless and comprehensive, the A-Z series set the world standard in needle art how-to guides. Each title features hundreds of full colour step-by-step photos with clear instructions that make the techniques achievable for beginners, as well as providing an invaluable reference guide for the more experienced.

New and Improved Binding

All refreshed A-Z Titles feature Flexi-Bind – an innovative binding technique that allows pages to lay flat while you work. Spine won’t break and doesn’t damage pages.

Shipping Time

Please allow 7-14 days for orders placed within Australia and 3-4 weeks for international deliveries.

Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Technique
    Smocking
  • ISBN
    978 1 78221 176 1
  • Dimensions
    23.3L × 21.3W × 1H (cm)
  • Weight
    .459kg

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