HGA convergence 2018

July 6-12, 2018

Reno, Nevada

 

Master seamstress Manon Pelletier

and weaver Inge Dam win Second Prize

at Convergence

 WGRI member Manon Pelletier and Canadian master weaver and textile designer Inge Dam collaborated long distance to create this jacket.

WGRI member Manon Pelletier and Canadian master weaver and textile designer Inge Dam collaborated long distance to create this jacket.

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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

Jacket:

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). 

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