Definition for smocking (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of smock
Related formssmock·like, adjectiveun·smocked, adjective
Examples from the Web for smocking
The simplest form of smocking is the honeycomb or diamond (Figure 106).
Place the smocking card so that the edge of it is on a line with the top edge of the goods.
After you know the principle you can make the smocking as deep as you wish and then try and smock in points.
It will not be necessary to gore the skirt, as the smocking will form a sort of yoke for the dress.
If the material is soft the smocking should be stroked or gauged.