Fabric Bead Necklace

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Made a necklace to go with the hand-woven tunic dress I finished recently, using fabric offcuts and gorgeous sari silk ribbon strips which matched beautifully

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Handwoven tunic dress

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And finally a use for my finer handwoven fabrics – a tunic-style dress to wear under a merino with tights. The fabric was woven in 2012 and is the first of my finer weight fabrics to be made up. I laid my pattern on the bias to get a little stretch, which has meant seams down the back and front as well as the sides, but it has also given a beautiful drape, so not really an issue. I dyed some paj silk for the facings and now just need to make a necklace to go with it – oh, and hem it!