Garments

There are few things better than wearing a garment made from your own handwoven cloth! Find projects for all levels from beginning to advanced sewists, including pattern that require minimum cutting. Learn how to a variety of handwoven clothing for every occasion!

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Beating the Heat with Summer Weaving

    The vibrant and sunny Pure Delight Towels make for a perfect wedding gift to celebrate summer. Christina Garton Editor, Weaving Today weavingtoday.com Though it is still very much spring in much of the Northern Hemisphere, my little bit of Southern New Mexico has been enjoying summer for the past month or so and…

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To Bog or Not to Bog: The Search for Flattering Handwoven Garments

Judy Pagels' sweet capelet We just sent the May/June issue of Handwoven to press. It's full of fabulous article and projects around the theme of texture in weaving: pile, crimp cloth, honeycomb, and amazing visual texture that can come from pattern. (David Wismar's snakeskin-patterned scarf is a snake-friendly knockout!) Along with the many textural delights,…

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New eBook on Honeycomb!

    Blanket by Sharon Alderman       Swatches by Sharon Alderman       Bib by Margaretha Essin-Hedin Nothing is quite so appealing to a weaver as to weave something that looks one way on the loom, remove it, wash it, and find it completely transformed. (Er, except when the transformation is something one doesn’t…

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Masa's Spring Green: A Kumihimo Neckpiece

These are the detailed instructions for braiding and finishing Rosalie Neilson’s kumihimo neckpiece from the January/February 2014 issue of Handwoven.  ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show you how.***

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Reversible Hat and Scarf

This is the pattern and instructions for weaving and sewing the Reversible Hat and Scarf in in the Leaves and Berries Palette by Barbara Herbster. It was featured in the March/April 2005 issue of Handwoven and has weaving instructions for both 4-shaft and 6-shaft looms.   ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But,…

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Sun-Flirty Sundress by Maxine Fontana

This download includes the sewing instructions and four drafts for Maxine Fontana’s Sun-Flirty Sundress. The weaving instructions and the draft for the top-tier ruffle can be found in the September/October 2013 issue of Handwoven. ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and…

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Woven to Wear

When I mention handwoven garments to long-time weavers, some roll their eyes, and I know that images of a bog jacket are flashing before their eyes. So first let me say: don't disrespect the bog jacket. I recommend reading Daryl Lancaster's blog for a whole new appreciation of simple garment shapes. And when you're ready…

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My Favorite Things Vest by Janette Meetze

This vest from the September/October 2012 issue of Handwoven uses a combination of inkle weaving, rigid-heddle weaving, and knitting. Made from handspun yarns it’s since become one our favorite things as well. ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show…

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Multidimensional Handwoven Cuffs

In this project Giovanna Imperia shares her design for handwoven couture cuffs.  ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show you how.***