folding fabric at the Fashion Institute of the Phillipines

Canadian smocking tutorial... and if I ever actually attempt this, I'm sure I will meet certain failure. LOL!

DIY Smocking Patterns

Tuck & Fold - fabric manipulation sample with contrasting stitch detail; textured wave patterns with fabric; creative sewing techniques #textiles

Repiny - Most inspiring pictures and photos!

Pattern manipulation



canadian smocking

"Canadian" smocking

Tuck & Fold - decorative fabric manipulation techniques

How to upcycle a plain shirt with 3 techniques: fabric paint, napkin technique and gemstones. This is step 2 (fabric paint)

How to finish edges on chiffon and everything sheer.

Easy way to gather/ruffle. Wish I had known this a long time ago! Brilliant!

Tutorial on how to do Lattice smocking.

Siripirun (Tan) Saritasurarak, Fashion Design Technology (Womenswear) , Siripirun SS12 Details

Stitch Magic Stitch-Along: Smocking - News - Melanie Falick Books

Beaded origami textiles tutorial using a grid to create a repeating folded pattern - structural fabric manipulation; creative sewing techniques

SewNso's Sewing Journal. Has smocking tutorials.


Some of our favorite on-line fabric shops to haunt