Jaline Resort

Delia Striped Midi Dress

$295.00
Size:

  The Delia dress is detailed with hand-braided trimmings along the side seams and scoop neckline, with flattering slits on either side of the a like cut. Planning to stay in a seaside beach house? The Delia is perfect for those evening dinners on the porch watching the sunset or for an early morning stroll along the water as you wait for the day to warm up. With its light and comfortable material the Delia gives off the feeling of comfort and wistfulness. 

 Our pieces are majority made to order ensuring that no fabric is wasted and energy is conserved. Once the order is placed we will notify you when it has been made and is shipped out (Approximately 2-3 weeks). Customizations

 Look behind the scenes with our female artisans.

One Size
Refer to Size Chart
Relaxed fit.

Hand-loomed with 100% sustainably sourced Cotton.
Dry clean or hand wash in cold water with mild soap.
Hang or lay flat to dry.
Avoid wearing with jewelry so as not to create snags in the weave.
Open weave should be treated as knitwear.

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Our Process

Our process:  Our textiles are woven on wooden Foot Looms (also known as Pedal Looms) by women artisans.

These loom designs are centuries old and require no electricity. This multi-step weaving process is time-consuming, complex, and incredibly interesting. Weaving is the process of making cloth/textiles by interlacing threads perpendicular to each other. Our foot looms are made locally in Oaxaca by skilled carpenters recycling wood and bicycle parts.

These looms, while manual, are complicated machines with many moving parts. Foot looms hold the threads a person weaves. They stretch out one set of threads, the “warp,” parallel on the loom. Another thread, the “weft,” goes over and under the warp threads, back and forth, again and again, to create woven fabric. The foot pedals called “treadles” open and close the “sheds” (the temporary separations in the warp) by raising and lowering the harness. 

The wide variety of fabrics, patterns, and designs that Jaline artisans can create are a result of generations of artistry passed on from parent to child. Not only is this a valuable skill, but the process of weaving is a true art form. It is our goal at Jaline to honor and preserve this ancient art and celebrate it for its beauty and heritage.

Woman working with loom

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