This comfortable overhead dress was woven at 15dpi (60/10cm) on an Ashford rigid heddle loom with a mercerised cotton warp and a handspun, singles wool weft. Patch pockets are self-faced. The back godet gives a flattering shape, optional ties are made from narrow strips of the same fabric.
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 paper pattern (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