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xx   DRESS

Elegant, cloud-soft, floor-length dress is woven on a 4-harness loom with a 40" weaving width. Border of skirt and sleeves are worked in Danish medallion pattern. Butterick pattern is used for the dress.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1979 (v.1#1) pg. 26

A floor-length halter dress that can be sewn from a woven rectangle of fabric.
HANDWOVEN May 1981 (v.2#3) pg. 85

Handwoven long-sleeved dress with Karellian Red Pick border, neck edging and matching inkle belt.
HANDWOVEN Nov 1981 (v.2#5) pg. 36
Correction HANDWOVEN May 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 87

How to develop a weaving cartoon. Includes a cartoon for a dress yoke.
HANDWOVEN Jan 1982 (v.3#1) pg. 26

Wool ribweave dress woven in twill has an interchangeable bodice.
HANDWOVEN Jan 1982 (v.3#1) pg. 37, 87

Woman's cotton boucle "afternoon" dress is woven in plain weave with accent stripes. Also includes instructions for dyeing the yarn.
HANDWOVEN Mar 1982 (v.3#2) pg. 52

Tucked dresses. Tucks are used to "slim down" a large person and "beef up" a slight figure. Made from handwoven vertical striped fabric.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1983 (v.4#2) pg. 63, 100

Woman's summer dress made from handwoven seersucker.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 42, 79

The classic dress. Handwoven and loom shaped dress. Complete instructions for weaving, dress pattern, and construction.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1984 (v.5#3) pg. 24

Two dresses woven on one warp. Dresses are loom shaped in a smock style.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1984 (v.5#3) pg. 55, 100

Weave a woman's short-sleeve dress in a mock plain weave, every third warp doubled, with Moorman inlay. Woven on a four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1985 (v.6#3) pg. 46, I-8

"Twilight" dress uses space-dyed yarn in the bodice fabric. Theo Moorman technique accents the visibility of the yarn. Cutting layout and instructions for sewing the batwing-sleeved dress are included. Threading is mock plain weave. The skirt and sleeves are woven in plain weave. The dress is in a women's medium/large size.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1986 (v.7#3) pg. 51, I-12

Designing handwoven garments. Tips are excerpted from "Designing to Weave and Sew" by Handwoven Designer Patterns. Instructions are included for weaving the fabric for five projects. Patterns for each must be ordered from Handwoven Designer Patterns. (1) A woman's jacket in plain weave fabric with twill stripes and inlaid V-motifs. (2) Woman's blouse with a square neckline, drop shoulders and elbow-length sleeves is sewn from fabric woven in spot Bronson with a silk warp and textured cotton warp. (3) Woman's tube dress with a boat neckline and long sleeves is made from a silk fabric woven in shadow weave on an undulating twill threading. (4) Fabric for a woman's dress-length ruana is woven in Dornick twill. (5) Dornick twill and basket weave fabric for a woman's skirt.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1986 (v.7#5) pg. 41, I-3, I-4, I-8
Correction HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1987 (v.8#1) pg. I-16

Three dresses to weave and sew. (1) Evening dress is a long rectangle with loom-shaped square neckline. Shoulders are softly gathered and accented with cascades of exotic feathers. (No detailed instructions.) (2) Classic dinner dress has loom-shaped square neckline and elbow-length sleeves. Bands of leno accent the yolk and hemline. (3) "Silver icicle" dress is sewn using a commercial pattern. Icicles are woven in clasped weft technique on a crepe weave background. Fabric is cut so a band of icicles drops from the right shoulder diagonally across the bodice and over the left hip.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1987 (v.8#1) pg. 43, I-4

"Sea crystal" dress. Short-sleeved dress with a circular neckline is woven in plain weave with blocks of canvas weave at the hem and sleeve edges. Strands of space-dyed nubby yarn run through the warp, producing a subtle striped effect.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1987 (v.8#2) pg. 55, I-11

"Swirl" dress, an on-the-bias piece with three-quarter raglan sleeves, drapes from the shoulders without a waist seam. Fabric is a striped plain weave that combines several textured yarns. Requires about six yards of 22"-wide fabric.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1989 (v.10#1) pg. 96

Two-piece dress features a round neckline and short sleeves on the T-top. Skirt is gathered on elastic threaded through a top casing. The plain-weave fabric has accent stripes of flake yarn. The neckline of the yoke and lower center front of the skirt are embroidered with daisy motifs.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1989 (v.10#3) pg. 53, 82

Evening gown in plain weave with supplementary warp stripes. Requires purchased pattern.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1995 (v.16#1) pg. 49, 85

Origami update. Garment design variations based on the six-square origami top. (1) Short-sleeved top. (2) Short-sleeved tunic. (3) Long-sleeved tunic. (4) Eight-squares tunic. (5) Nine-squares dress. Drafts are included for a Lace Bronson fabric (used for the six-square, short-sleeved tunic) and for a silk twill fabric (used for the nine-squares dress).
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1996 (v.17#2) pg. 35

White scarf dress and mobius-strip shawl are woven on one warp. Dress is woven in one piece with a vertical slit neckline. Supplementary warp is positioned on the dress fabric to resemble a shawl thrown over the shoulder. The shawl is woven on the same warp, using a novelty boucle in alternative weft picks.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1998 (v.19#1) pg. 36

Chenille tunic dress is woven in three pieces with accent stripes. Requires a 2-harness or rigid heddle loom.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1979 (v.24#3) pg. 102, 156

Designing handwoven clothing. Covers fiber choice, yarn structures, weave structure and finishing. Includes diagrams for a caftan and two styles of halter dresses.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #37 Winter 1978 (v.10#1) pg. 88

A woman's simple dress or jumper in plain weave.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #58 Spring 1984 (v.15#2) pg. 42

Woman's short-sleeve striped V-neck dress with matching bag in a plain weave.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #59 Summer 1984 (v.15#3) pg. 74

Make a woman's 3/4-sleeve dress in a honeycomb weave on a four harness loom.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #62 Spring 1985 (v.16#2) pg. 6

Capitalize on diagonals. Advice on designing and assembly of a dress and three blouse variations that are based on the diagonals of 30" squares.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #89 Winter 1991-92 (v.23#1) pg. 20

Woolen fabric to weave for a woman's dress. Yolk, sleeves and skirt have pattern bands.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #27 Winter 1982-83 (v.7#3) pg. 62

Wearing handwovens with style. Suggestions on selecting a basic garment and then designing a handwoven garment as a coordinated second layer. Includes pattern for a basic T-dress to be sewn from stretch jersey fabric. Dress can be worn strapless or with changeable neckline shapes. Pattern fits sizes 12 to 18.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #39 Winter 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 22

Two striped dresses with pattern-weave accents are designed for weaving on a narrow loom. Warp width in the reed is 13". Dress one is sleeveless with huck-lace accents. Dress two has drop shoulders, elbow-length sleeves and ribbon and huck-lace accents.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #41 Summer 1986 (v.11#1) pg. 27