Ellen McCarn's Classic Heirloom Collection is pictured below. These patterns are multi-sized so tracing is required. Beside each picture is the name of the pattern and a description. Below are the available sizes.

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Classic Bishop Collection
The instruction booklet included has over 140 illustrations & complete instructions for pleating, 7 sleeve variations, scalloped hem, heirloom machine sewing & an adjustable smocking design graph "Marie".
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Sizes 3 m - 4

Sizes 5 -12


The Yoke Dress
The instruction booklet included has over 150 step-by-step illustrations & instructions for pleating, 10 sleeve variations, 8 collar variations, scalloped hem, skirt variations & heirloom machine sewing instructions.  The adjustable smocking design graph "Christy" is included.
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Sizes 3 m - 4

Sizes 5 -14


Collars & More
The Collar Collection includes 12 collar shapes & variations for the High or Raised Yoke Dress & the Dropped Yoke.  The Dropped Yoke Front Pattern Pieces that go with the Ultimate Yoke Dress are included in this pattern for those wishing to have an unsmocked garment with a larger collar.
Also included are designs & detailed instructions for basic embroidery, Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Shadow Work & Applique plus a floral monogram alphabet
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Sizes 3 m - 4

Sizes 5 -12


Smock & Block Guide
by Ellen McCarn

The Smock & Block Guide is designed and produced by English Smocking and Pattern designer Ellen McCarn as a versatile aid to use from the start to finishing of the smocked garment, be it Bishop or Yoke, Collar or Insert.






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