Handwoven Tunic-style Top

Last week’s weaving: tunic-style top (2-16″ wide, 60″ long panels partially sewn up back). I wove this top for a class I taught this past Saturday at Yarn Boutique of Decatur. I used Blue Heron 100% hand dyed organic cotton yarn for the weft and Knit One Crochet Too Pea Pods yarn (100% cotton) for warp. Total retail cost for the yarn was around $70. If I wove another top like this, I would either use a cotton/linen blend or a wool blend. Making it out of 100% cotton made the garment feel too heavy for my liking. Otherwise, I’m pleased enough with how it turned out. (Also, I measured incorrectly when warping my loom, so I ended up having to warp again for the second panel.)

Handwoven tunic-style top (front)
Handwoven tunic-style top (back)

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