Creator: Madonna Yoder
Diagrammer: Madonna Yoder
This bundle includes both the crease pattern and the smocking pattern for my Herringbone Weave design. Study both patterns and see if you can start making your own smocking patterns from origami!
The pattern is copied onto fabric and then the connected points are stitched together. There is no folding involved, but this method can be used to emulate many origami tessellations. This technique has been called North American Smocking, Canadian Smocking, Lattice Smocking, Italian Smocking, and American Smocking. It is not the same as English Smocking, which embroiders patterns on top of pleated fabric (and is more common). Instructions and links to further tutorials are included with the patterns.
Various origami artists have explored the connection with smocking before, including Chris Palmer (Shadowfolds), Robin Scholz and Adrienne Sack.
See more patterns by Madonna at https://origamiusa.org/catalog/product-search-by-author?combine=yoder