HGA convergence 2018
July 6-12, 2018
Master seamstress Manon Pelletier
and weaver Inge Dam win Second Prize
Handwoven yardage by Inge Dam:
Warp: silk 30/2
Weft: Mercerized cotton 20/2
Multishaft twill with card woven bands within warp
36" wide by 4 yards and 24" long
Modified Butterick jacket pattern. Silk Charmeuse lining, piping, and Hong Kong seam finish. In-seam buttonholes. I found this pattern to be suitable with it's various pattern pieces to highlight the fabric's bands.
Cheryl Mincone, WGRI member,
created this two piece garment headed to Convergence Reno. The fabric was woven at the Handicraft Club in Anastasia Azure's studio. The skirt and collar is an original draft of an undulating twill with medallion (8 shafts). The top is a 12 shaft hounds tooth plaid. The fiber is 3/2 Cotton. Garments patterns were modified from Butterick 6175 (top) and Vogue 8956 (skirt).