How to describe what I’ve been doing. I’m working on a woven dress.
I started out with a set of threads laid across the shoulder of a dressform, and wove them several rows.
I then removed the sticks, and wove towards the back of the dress form.
Now I started on the other shoulder, doing exactly the same thing on the right side of the dress form.
A while later you can see the upper back of the dress, about the lower level of the sleeve hole
Carol acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 territory, the traditional gathering place of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene people and the traditional homeland of the Métis people. Carol also acknowledges that sprang is part of many indigenous traditions and found in various forms all over the world. Let us re-discover this technique together.
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