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English Smocking textiles sample by Ruth Singer - fabric manipulation techniques - smocking, shirring, gathering
Smocking with your sewing machine - a beginner's guide to the technique and stitches.
my raw silk hemd sleeve detail by learningtofly_katafalk, via Flickr
Sample: Beaded smocking. Never knew about this, but might be awesome on the right dress!
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Gather and hand sew(?) pin prick sections from the lifted gathered fabric
Great Example of drawing on nature to make your own beautiful thing in completely different materials! tinctory makes smocking magical
Wild Salt Spirit: Casinha de abelha More
Contemporary Smocking Techniques | The Cutting Class. A collection of smocking techniques.