The Mannequin Project 2015

About the project 1 -2 paragraphs.

The Mannequins

Chris Rossi

Dress
Commercial silk taffeta fabric hand-dyed with a combination of cochineal and madder, with an underskirt of tulle.


Overskirt and cape
Commercial silk organza fabric hand-dyed with fall leaves.


Hair
Mohair dyed with madder


Chris Rossi: design, dyeing & construction

Judilee Fitzhugh, Janis Johnson & Sarah Lajoie

Skirt and jacket
Handwoven silk houndstooth


Hat
Felted merino wool with feather

Judilee Fitzhugh: design & construction

Janis Johnson: weaving

Sarah Lajoie: hat

Ladella Williams & Sarah Lajoie

Skirt & Jacket

Handwoven cotton in modified plain weave with accents in commercial silk fabric.

 

Hat

Felted merino wool with feather.

Ladella Williams: construction, design & weaving.

Sarah Lajoie: hat

Leanne Streit, Mandy Dorman, Sarah Lajoie & Doris Kretzschmar

Dress
Dyed and handwoven black silk in crepe weave, commercial teal silk & lace


Hat
Felted merino wool, glass beads & peacock feathers


Leanne Streit: design, hair, weaving & construction
Mandy Dorman: human hair donation
Sarah Lajoie: hat
Doris Kretzschmar: gloves

Janet Ronacher, Barbara Stollberg & Judy Heverly

Tabard
Cedar bark and wire


Chemise
Natural-dyed silk and cotton
 

Hat
Felted wool


Janet Ronacher: weaving & construction
Barbara Stollberg: construction
Judy Heverly: project editor

Eva Douthit & Dakotah Fitzhugh

Coat
Handwoven wool and silk twill, rabbit fur


Skirt and jacket
Handwoven cotton and hand-dyed silk pattern weft in rosepath overshot


Blouse
Handwoven shifu and silk plain weave

 

Eva Douthit: weaving
Dakotah Fitzhugh: design & construction

Diane McKinnon & Dorothy Skea

Skirt and jacket
Handwoven hand-dyed merino / silk herringbone; peplum is commercial fabric.


Hat and purse
Wet-felted wool, nuno-felted cotton & wool, wool and mylar yarns.


Wig
Wool, silk, and mylar yarns

Diane McKinnon: Dyeing, weaving & accessories

Dorothy Skea: Design and construction.

Judy Stewart & Doris Kretzschmar

Skirt
Handwoven silk in crepe weave


Blouse
Handwoven silk in Ms and Ws; lapel is a handwoven pebble weave band in silk and silk/yak


Accessories
Hat of handwoven blouse fabric, bag a combination of handwoven fabrics
 

Judy Stewart: weaving
Doris Kretzschmar: design & construction, hair

Dawn Seymour, Dianne Seymour & Art by Eve

Dress
Handwoven wool in Dornick twill
herringbone with commercial trims.


Accessories

Hat of handwoven dress fabric, hand-braided leather belt, commercial trims

Dawn Seymour: design & construction
Dianne Seymour: weaving
Art by Eve: hand-dyed kid mohair donation

Sarah Auker & Rebecca Martin

Top
Hand-stitched smocking on commercial stretch silk charmeuse fabric


Skirt
Handwoven cotton in snowflake twill


Accessories
Pygorah hair, hat of silk charmeuse with silk organza decoration


Sarah Auker: weaving
Rebecca Martin: design, smocking &
construction

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