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The Basic Square Yoke is one of the staple patterns for little girls' dresses of the smocking world (the other being the Bishop Dress). The many variations of the style are reflected in the patterns below.
Love 'n Stitches
BB Blueprints #151 Barbara
Girls: 3mos-6 years
A full smocked bodice design with peter pan collar and bias banded sleeves. This pattern is not for the faint of heart as sewing a full smocked bodice into the armholes and neckline is tricky but the instructions will take you through the entire process with flying colors. If you need more help the book A to Z Sewing For Smockers has a detailed section on sewing a smocked bodice.
CW127 Basic Square Yoke $14.00
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Ten different smocked or un-smocked square yoke dresses, from the standard basic yoke to full smocked bodice. Peter Pan and/or ruffled collars. Short puffy sleeves, long cuffed sleeve, Angel sleeves and as well as a sleeve with an Angel sleeve overlay. Ties in the back or side. 3-buttons down the back. Both back and front can be smocked. High or regular yoke in back depending upon the size you are making.
Girls: 2-5 or 6-12 years (don't forget to choose the size)
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|Ellen McCarn's Basic Yoke Dress - Two sizes:
3mo - 4 yrs; 5 yrs - 14 yrs - $12.00 each
This pattern has variations for smocked short sleeves, long sleeves, a jumper
variation, Angel sleeves, angel sleeve with overlay and collar overlay.
Two separate sizes, 3mo to 4 years and 5 years to 14 years.
Instruction booklet included has over 150 step-by-step illustrations and
instructions for Pleating, 10 Sleeve Variations, 8 Collar Variations, Scalloped
hem, Skirt Variations and heirloom Machine Sewing techniques. The
adjustable smocking design graph "Christy", pictured on the front cover,
Pat Garretson -
Patterns for Girls and Dolls
Kari Me Away -Kari Mecca
Ginger Snaps Designs
Books which contain designs and patterns!
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