Smocking made simple! 20 stitch patterns to create next-level cosplay
Learn the art of smocking from award-winning costume designer Maggie Hofmann! With step-by-step instructions for 20 American and English smocking techniques, cosplayers can incorporate 3D textures, historical accents, and special effects like fish scales in their designs. Pre-smocked fabric is expensive, but now you can make your own stylish panels for every event. Smocking Secrets will give you the perfect jumping-off point to invent your own fancy flourishes! Take your costumes to the next level with the book’s companion product, smocking stencils in three gridded sizes.