Because it was so much fun making my handwoven dress and my handwoven corset top from scratch, I now wove fabric for a new handwoven clothing project: handwoven 18th century stays! 😀 Continue reading Handwoven 18th Century Stays
Are you afraid to cut into your handwoven fabric? Here are 10 tried-and-true tips on how to sew handwoven fabric!
After making a handwoven dress, a handwoven corset top and handwoven 18th century stays, I learned some things along the way. 😀 These are my 10 tips on how to cut and sew handwoven fabric. Continue reading 10 Tips On How To Sew Handwoven Fabric
I started the handwoven dress with a cone of beige cotton weaving yarn: I wove the yarn into fabric, washed it, dyed it and then sewed it into a dress. It was a lot of work but I love how my handwoven dress from scratch turned out! 😀 Continue reading How To Make A Handwoven Dress From Scratch
Because my modern 18th century recycled denim stays turned out so comfy I made another DIY corset top! 😀 This time I used handwoven fabric in blue and white for my corset top. The corset top laces up the back and is closed with hooks and eyes at the center front. It’s constructed using lapped seams and the old German stitch (also known as baseball stitch), and it’s unboned except for the two necessary bones at the back. Continue reading Handwoven Corset Top
Learn how to make a straw hat from scratch with straw or grass!
In the Victorian era, straw hats were made from scratch: Straw or grass was cut, bleached and then braided. By the way, straw braiding was called straw plaiting or straw platting in the Victorian era. These straw braids were then sewn together to make DIY straw hats. Continue reading How To Make A Straw Hat From Scratch
That’s a plaid table runner which I’ve woven some years ago. Continue reading Woven Yellow Plaid Table Runner
This yellow cotton stole I’ve woven some years ago. Continue reading DIY Woven Yellow Cotton Stole
That’s another Kameez which I’ve embroidered with beads. Continue reading Beaded Kameez In Pink, Green, And Yellow