Comfortable, versatile jacket, very little wastage, cut sideways on a narrow piece of hand woven fabric. All cut edges are sealed to avoid fraying. Kimono type sleeve and body in one means that there is no armhole seam to cut into the pattern of the fabric. A simple binding finishes the front edge and neck, the buttonhole is cut into a tab
Recommended fabrics. Wool or wool mix, mohair, alpaca or mixes, this needs to be a soft fabric that will be comfortable to wear. The one shown has an Aran weight wool warp and weft, hand painted in 6 colours, sett 5dpi (20/10cm), woven on a 20in Ashford Rigid Heddle loom
Get Weaving patterns have been specifically designed for narrow, hand woven fabrics. Pieces are all of a similar width and by making maximum use of the selvedges there is very little wastage. By using our layout plans and cutting and sewing tips you will have the ingredients to turn your individual, hand woven fabrics into stylish, everyday clothing. Don't be too scared to cut your fabric- we have a Secret Weapon to share with you!
Full size pattern (XS/S/M/L/XL/XXL), cutting and sewing instructions included
Original pattern by Sarah Howard (co-author Simply Woven 1986, Creative Weaving 2007, Get Weaving 2014) Sarah has been a teacher for over 30 years and has inspired and helped many people to begin weaving and making clothes. All the patterns are tried and tested