Geometric Bands

Geometric smocking designs meant to fall below a flat bodice.

Aaron's Romper, by Amelia Johanson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Aaron’s Romper, by Amelia Johanson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Accents of Autumn, by Amelia Johanson (Sew Beautiful Issue 95, 2004)

Accents of Autumn, by Amelia Johanson (Sew Beautiful Issue 95, 2004)

Allison’s Easter Bishop, by Tammy Daily (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1997)

Accents of Blue, by Michie Mooney (Sew Beautiful Issue 112, 2007)

Accents of Blue, by Michie Mooney (Sew Beautiful Issue 112, 2007)

Aine, by Nanette Linderman. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #89

Alice Blue Gown by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful Issue 114, 2007)

Alice Blue Gown by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful Issue 114, 2007)

Andrew's Argyle, by Charlotte Couchman (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1991)

Andrew’s Argyle, by Charlotte Couchman (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1991)

Angel’s Kiss, by Julie Graue. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #86.

April in Paris, by Gail Doane. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #80

Au Chocolat, by Jennie Victorsen. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #79.

Babe, by Julie Graue. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #80.

Baby Buds, by Nancy Coburn. Creative Needle, December 2006

Baby's First Easter, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 105, 2006)

Baby’s First Easter, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 105, 2006)

Back to School Bows, by Eunice Logan (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1988)

Back to School Bows, by Eunice Logan (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1988)

Bebe Bleu, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 88.

Bee’s Knees, by Louise Spriggs. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #85.

Beloved, by Diane Mudrow. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #79.

Between Friends, by Louise Spriggs. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #86.

Birthday Wishes, by Kari Mecca (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1998)

Blue Heaven, by Kathleen Barac. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 79.

Bradley's Bedazzled Smocked Top, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Bradley’s Bedazzled Smocked Top, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Brooke, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1989)

Brooke, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1989)

Bullion Shamrocks, by Martha Pullen (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1992)

Bullion Shamrocks, by Martha Pullen (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1992)

Butterflies and Bows, by Debbie Glenn (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1996)

Butterfly Flutter, by Lillie McAnge (Sew Beautiful, Issue 99, 2005)

Butterfly Flutter, by Lillie McAnge (Sew Beautiful, Issue 99, 2005)

Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

California Dreaming, by Nanette Linderman. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #75

Cherry Sunday, by Nanette Linderman. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #88

Cherubim, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 83.

A Chilly Frilly Easter Bonnet (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1998)

China Rose thumbnail

China Rose, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful, Issue 109)

Claire, by Jerry Stocks (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1987)

Claire, by Jerry Stocks (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1987)

Classic Cherries, by Lillie McAnge (Sew Beautiful Issue 95, 2004)

Classic Cherries, by Lillie McAnge (Sew Beautiful Issue 95, 2004)

Courtney's Smocked Dress, by Denise Bakes (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1994)

Courtney’s Smocked Dress, by Denise Bakes (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1994)

Diamonds, Pearls and Roses (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1998)

Dainty Thumbnail

Dainty, by Carol Tieva Watts (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1992)

Dogwoods in Bloom, by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Dogwoods in Bloom, by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Dolly and Me, by Jennie Victorsen. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #82.

Double Dainty thumbnail

Double Dainty, by Carol Tieva Watts (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1992)

Delicate Dress from Down Under, by Denise Bakes  (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1994)

Delicate Dress from Down Under, by Denise Bakes (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1994)

Dotti, by Cheryl Davidson. Sew Beautiful, Issue 128.

Ebele, by Merrilin Wilder. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #83.

Eloise, by Gail Doane. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #87

Emily Catherine, by Creative Needle. February, 2008

English Lavender, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful, Issue 117, 2008)

English Lavender, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful, Issue 117, 2008)

English Rose, by Marian Sitko. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #84.

Envy, by Susan O’Connor. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #75.

Fairy Floss, by Julie Graue. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #86.

Felicia, by Cassandra Edson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Felicia, by Cassandra Edson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Firecracker, by Susan O’Connor. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #80.

Flower Child, by Marian Sitko. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #86.

Flutterby, by Annette Drysdale. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #85

The Fragrant Garden, by Cheryl Davidson. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #82

French Connection, by Kathy Dykstra. Australian Smocking & Embroidery. Issue #86.

Friendship, by Amber Huey (Sew Beautiful, Summer 1990)

Friendship, by Amber Huey (Sew Beautiful, Summer 1990)

Grace, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Grace, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Grace Anne, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Grace Anne, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Grace's Nightgown, by Kathy Awender (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Grace’s Nightgown, by Kathy Awender (Sew Beautiful, Issue 118, 2008)

Grandmother’s Lace, by Kathy Harrison (Sew Beautiful, Issue #66, 1999)

Hearts and Roses, by Julie Graue. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #87.

Heartstrings, by Barbara Meger. Creative Needle, December 2007.

Heidi’s Christmas, by Kathy Dykstra. Australian Smocking & Embroidery. Issue #81.

High Five, by Simela Constant. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #87.

Holiday Jewel, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue #66, 1999)

Holly-Day Ribbon, by Judy Nayak (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1989)

Holly-Day Ribbon, by Judy Nayak (Sew Beautiful, Holiday 1989)

Hope, by Sylvia Harold (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1992)

Hope, by Sylvia Harold (Sew Beautiful, Spring/Summer 1992)

Honeycomb Baby Daygown, by Jeannie Downs Baumeister (Sew Beautiful, Issue 122, 2009)

Honeycomb Baby Daygown, by Jeannie Downs Baumeister (Sew Beautiful, Issue 122, 2009)

Honeycomb Baby Dress, by Jeannie Downs Baumeister (Sew Beautiful, Issue 122, 2009)

Honeycomb Baby Dress, by Jeannie Downs Baumeister (Sew Beautiful, Issue 122, 2009)

Ice Princess, by Janet Gilbert  (Sew Beautiful Issue 120, 2008)

Ice Princess, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful Issue 120, 2008)

Isabel/Madeline, by Trudy Horne. Creative Needle, February 2008.

Jeannie’s Roses, by Catherine Lawler. Creative Needle, August 2008.

Jennifer, by Julie Graue. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #82.

La Cherie, by Annette Drysdale. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #84

Laura Lorene & Caitlin, by Donna Marcum (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1996)

Lauren Brooke, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1988)

Lauren Brooke, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1988)

Lime Sherbert, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Lime Sherbert, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Lindsay, by Susan Lighthart Read (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1992)

Lindsay, by Susan Lighthart Read (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1992)

The Little Flower Girl, by Fiona Wynne. From AS&E #39 (June, 1997)

Little Picasso, by Connie Moses. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #79.

Lorrie Designs 3, 4, and 5, by Ellen McCarn (individual pattern plate)

Lorrie Designs 3, 4, and 5, by Ellen McCarn (individual pattern plate)

Mary Kristen, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Summer, 1988)

Mary Kristen, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Summer, 1988)

Matilda, by Kris Richards. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #79.

Megan Diane, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1988)

Megan Diane, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1988)

Mei Mei, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Mei Mei, by Janet Gilbert (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Merill Ann, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful Issue 111, 2007)

Midnight Stars, by Sue Johnson  (Sew Beautiful Issue 103, 2005)

Midnight Stars, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful Issue 103, 2005)

Mignonette, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 89.

Mother's Love, by Aritta York (Sew Beautiful, Special Occasions 1992)

Mother’s Love, by Aritta York (Sew Beautiful, Special Occasions 1992)

Morgan Rebekah, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1991)

Morgan Rebekah, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1991)

Morning Glory, by Kris Richards. From AS&E #39 (June, 1997)

My English Garden, by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 126, 2009)

My English Garden, by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 126, 2009)

Navy / Fruit Salad, by Arrita York (both variations shown above) (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1994)

Navy / Fruit Salad, by Arrita York (both variations shown above) (Sew Beautiful, Fall 1994)

Nostalgia, by Lizzie Kulinski. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #84.

Organdy Innocence, by Kathy Harrison (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1997)

Peek-a-boo, by Kathy Dykstra. Australian Smocking & Embroidery. Issue #88.

Poppy, by Susan O’Connor. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #87.

Posh Holiday Velvets, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful Issue 103, 2005)

Posh Holiday Velvets, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful Issue 103, 2005)

Prairie Plaid, by Jody Chouinard (Sew Beautiful Issue 114, 2007)

Prairie Plaid, by Jody Chouinard (Sew Beautiful Issue 114, 2007)

Prep School Perfect Blouse, by Sue Pennington Stewart (Sew Beautiful Issue 102, 2005)

Prep School Perfect Blouse, by Sue Pennington Stewart (Sew Beautiful Issue 102, 2005)

Pretty in Pink, by Kathy Awender (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1990)

Pretty in Pink, by Kathy Awender (Sew Beautiful, Spring 1990)

Pretty Poppet, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 81.

Princess Isabella, by Simela Constant. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #86

Princess Isabella, by Simela Constant. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #86

Princess Jasmine, by Elizabeth Peterson. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #79

Provencal, by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful Issue 112, 2007)

Provencal, by Cheryl Davidson (Sew Beautiful Issue 112, 2007)

Rachel, by Linda Richards (Sew Beautiful, Issue 121, 2008)

Rachel, by Linda Richards (Sew Beautiful, Issue 121, 2008)

Reta’s Rose Garden, by Robin Ruckey

Ribbons and Roses, by Susan Schock (Sew Beautiful, Special Occasions 1997)

Roses all around, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Roses all around, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Roses for Rachel (Sew Beautiful, Issue 123)

Roses for Rachel (Sew Beautiful, Issue 123)

Rosie, by Julie Graue. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #75.

Scallops and Daisies, by Stacey Moeller  (Sew Beautiful Issue 102, 2005)

Scallops and Daisies, by Stacey Moeller (Sew Beautiful Issue 102, 2005)

Secret Garden, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 86.

Serenity for Christina Marie, by Dianne Fay Dickinson (Sew Beautiful, Special Occasions 1997)

Serious Fun, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 87.

Shelby, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Shelby, by Sue Johnson (Sew Beautiful, Issue 98, 2005)

Singing in the Rain, by Mary Blackwell (Sew Beautiful Issue 95, 2004)

Singing in the Rain, by Mary Blackwell (Sew Beautiful Issue 95, 2004)

Smocking in Style, by Eileen Dittl  (Sew Beautiful, Issue 125, 2009)

Smocking in Style, by Eileen Dittl (Sew Beautiful, Issue 125, 2009)

Snowflakes, by Penny Penton (individual pattern plate)

Snowflakes, by Penny Penton (individual pattern plate)

Snowflakes for Maribeth (Sew Beautiful, Issue 115)

Snowflakes for Maribeth (Sew Beautiful, Issue 115)

Spring Daisy, by Becky Lambert  (Sew Beautiful, Winter 1988)

Spring Daisy, by Becky Lambert (Sew Beautiful, Winter 1988)

Strawberry Fields, by Lesley Fletcher. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #82

Summer Bloom, by Marian Sitko. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #87.

Summer Fields, by Angela Bostick. Australian Smocking and Embroidery, Issue 83.

Summer of Love, by Denise Bakes. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue 79.

Summerlea, by Jo Nowill (Sew Beautiful, Easter 1998)

Sweet Apple, by Cheryl Davidson. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #89

Sweet Mary, by Cyndi Holland (Sew Beautiful, Issue #66, 1999)

Sweet Valentine, by Linda Richards (Sew Beautiful Issue 104, 2006)

Sweet Valentine, by Linda Richards (Sew Beautiful Issue 104, 2006)

Tea for Two girl dress, by Gail Doane. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #85

Teddy Bear’s Picnic, by Fiona Wynne. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #75.

Tiffany, by Linda Richards. Creative Needle, June 2007.

Tiffany, by Simela Constant. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #84

Toffee Apple, by Helen Davies. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #81

Undercover Angel, by Karen Gottschling. Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Issue #84.

Venice, by Karen Faylor (Sew Beautiful, Issue 113, 2007)

Venice, by Karen Faylor (Sew Beautiful, Issue 113, 2007)

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