Smocking techniques – online

Sample of English hand smocking, smocking techniques workshop - Jane White Couture Tuition

This most traditional of hand sewing techniques has returned to the catwalk and children’s clothing! Book our online Smocking techniques workshop and discover the fabrics and embroidery stitches used.

Be warned, it’s addictive!

Smocking techniques:

  • Suitable fabrics
  • Drawing up the fabric
  • Embroidery threads
  • Hand embroidery stitches
  • The foundation and finishing row
  • English smocking
  • Mock smocking
  • American smocking

This workshop is via Zoom. We will send you a pack with the materials and threads you will need for the workshop.

Course difficulty rating suitable for all levels of sewer
  • Cost: £59.00 including materials
  • Date: to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
  • Times: 
  • Venue: 
To book your specialist course you can:

  • Call Jane on: 07946 648748 or 01652 662053
  • Email Jane on:
  • For card payment by phone please call Jane on 07946 648748 or 01652 662053

We also accept payment by Paypal

Workshop terms and conditions:

  • To secure a place on the course fees are payable in advance. Unpaid for bookings will not be held.
  • Sorry, fees are non-refundable.
  • The cost of course materials is not included in the fee unless otherwise stated in the course description.
  • Tuition outside the course dates will be charged extra.
  • Jane White Couture Tuition reserves the right to cancel or change the date of courses.
  • Jane White Couture Tuition cannot be responsible for student’s internet connection to join or during the course. In the event of an internet outage at our end an alternative date will be offered.
  • The course information is an outline. The amount of work completed during the session will depend on your pre-existing skills and pace of work.

When I removed the draw threads it was like magic!