2021-02-22 New Publication: Alice Armes’ English Smocks


Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.


K-HW004 Armes – English Smocks
16 page stapled booklet, not counting the covers. Also six pages of illustrations in the center, and pattern sheets showing the decorative embroidery patterns. History of smocking in England and disappearance of the technique. Pattern of a smock, and instruction how traditionally the material was cut with least amount of waste. Colors, materials, stitches to be used, making up the smock. Some advertisements for other Dryad publications.
Scans donated and edited by Hope Wright.



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