Tag: fingerweaving

March 09

How to describe what I’ve been doing. I’m working on a woven dress. I started out with a set of threads laid across the shoulder of a dressform, and wove them several rows.   I then removed the sticks, and wove towards the back of the dress form. Now I started on the other shoulder,… Read more »

Seamless weaving

I’ve been wanting to try something more than straight long pieces with this fingerweaving. To this end, I borrowed my daughter’s dressform, measured out lengths of wool, laid them over the shoulders and started weaving. VoilĂ  the end result! A seamless garment! No shoulder seams, no sideseams. Next time, I’ll start with longer lengths so… Read more »