Jill Barnes Handsmocking Brochure


(This page is available as a portable document file (pdf) which may be printed and assembled as a brochure - see below.)

Selection of 6 to 18 month designs


View A yoked dress smocked for 2". Collar can be of same material or a contrasting colour. Can also be smocked at the back as in View C. Dresses can be smocked to the waist for 2 year and older.


View B long sleeved or short sleeved, smocked from the shoulder to yoke level. Collar or frill at the neck as shown. For older ages dresses can be smocked to waist.


View D all-in-one suit with long or short sleeves, with or without collar, with leg opening to ankles if required.

(See also Romper Suit View E.)


Prices start from £40 depending on style and material.






Romper Suit


View E Romper Suit, Frill can be added to leg if required


View F smocked shirt, buttoned to trousers. The shirt and trousers can be of contrasting material. Elasticated legs or straight legs also available


All yoked designs can be made with white or contrasting yokes.





Christening dresses



Christening dresses smocked or unsmocked.


From £75 using your own wedding dress or other material; from £100 with material purchased to meet specific requirements.













Pinafore dress styles


Prices start from £30 depending on amount of smocking and material.


Reduced price if customer's own material is used.









Traditional Smocked Dresses

Prices start from £50 depending on amount of smocking and material.

Reduced price if customer's own material is used.

Sleeves can be cuffed, frilled or elasticated, short or long (see Puff Sleeves below)


Sashes or half belts, contrasting collars and cuffs, with or without embroidery.

Button fronted dress can have collar and contrasting buttons down front, or double buttons. (see Collars below) Short or long sleeves.




View EE Dropped waist smocked dress, buttons down the back, piped collar and cuffs.






View FF Front button dress with contrasting lining, collar, buttons and band in skirt.



Can be smocked.





Dress Collars

All collars may be the dress material or white.

                                                 A                      B                          C

                                    A has embroidered border;     B is piped ;      C is frilled with lace or the dress material.


If B is to be a white collar, the piping can be the dress material or a plain colour.



Puffed Sleeves

                                             A                 B                  C                     D


A has a bias edging ; B cuffed with frill or lace ; C cuffed with piping and may have bottom edge of lace or frill ; D elastic frilled




The sketches and details on this page are available as a brochure in a portable document format (pdf) file for local printing.   The file contains four pages and, if printed back-to-back, the assembled pages can be centre folded to create and A5 size brochure.

(If you printer permits Duplex (back-to-back) printing, selected as a preference on your printer set-up page, select the Back-to-Back Brochure.   If your printer does not provide for duplex printing, an alternative format is available.


Brochure supplement

Collar and puffed sleeves details are available in a separate portable document format (pdf) for local Supplement printing.




Last updated 5 September 2019


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