Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Author: Syne Mitchell
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428518
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, is easy to master, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover! Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics — how to select a loom, set it up, and get started — to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results. Begin by exploring a variety of weave structures, including finger-manipulated laces, tapestry, and color play with stripes, plaids, and multicolor yarns. Then move on to more complex designs and irresistible projects, from pillows and curtains to bags, shawls, and even jewelry. Explore warp-face patterning, weft-pile weaving, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, shadow weave, and the textural effects you can create with different yarns and with wire and conductive thread. Everything you need to know is here, with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure success.

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Author: Syne Mitchell
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429727
Format: PDF, ePub
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Rigid-heddle weaving is a simple technique to learn and master but offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover. Covering all the basics—from how to select a loom to initial setup and starting techniques—Weaving Large on a Little Loom also introduces a wide variety of techniques. Beginners will be excited by the range of projects they can do, while more experienced weavers will be surprised and delighted by the author's exploration of tapestry, warp-face patterning, weft-pile weaving, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, shadow weave, and creating textural effects by experimenting with different types of yarn and even weaving with wire and conductive thread.

Creative Weaving

Author: Sarah Howard
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781600590986
Format: PDF
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The timeless craft of weaving is experiencing a resurgence of interest--and this colorful guide, featuring 30 spectacular fabric designs, shows just how easy it is to learn and how enjoyable it can be to do. Follow a thorough tutorial in the basics, complete with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that lay out how to work with a table loom. Then try a variety of weaving styles, from traditional to playful, from subtle variations in color to bold experiments with form. Work with traditional fibers or play with unusual materials such as recycled fabrics, feathers, foil, and even plastic bags. A gallery showcases how 12 weaves can be transformed into functional objects, including throws, cushions, shawls, and scarves.

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving

Author: Betty Linn Davenport
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9780934026253
Format: PDF, ePub
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With instructions for how to make wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Both beginners and experienced weavers will value its thriftiness and versatility.

Handwoven Home

Author: Liz Gipson
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 9781632503381
Format: PDF
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There's No Place Like a Handwoven Home! Hand towels, table runners, placemats, throws--weaving is perfectly suited to creating and customizing just about any textile for your home. In Handwoven Home, weaving expert Liz Gipson explains the tools and techniques you'll need to weave personalized home textiles on a rigid-heddle loom--the most popular loom on the market today. From choosing the right yarn for your project to achieving your desired cloth type and drape, this book covers all the basics. And the 20+ projects are perfectly suited to the rigid-heddle loom, each starting with a simple square or rectangle and involving little sewing, shaping or loom waste. You'll even learn how to make multiple towels at the same time, create a sturdy rug of wide fabric, and finish your projects with a polished, professional look. Whether you're making textiles for yourself or as a gift, inside you'll find everything you need to create a woven personal touch for any room.

Yarnitecture

Author: Jillian Moreno
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612125212
Format: PDF
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Create your dream yarn! Discover the pleasures of designing and building custom-made yarn by spinning it yourself, choosing everything from color to feel and gauge. Jillian Moreno leads you through every step of yarn construction, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos showing you how to select the fiber you want (wool, cotton, silk, synthetic), establish a foundation, and spin a beautiful yarn with the structure, texture, and color pattern that you want. In addition to teaching you the techniques you need for success, Moreno also offers 12 delicious original patterns from prominent designers, each one showcasing hand-spun yarns.

Woven Style for the 15 Rigid Heddle Loom

Author: Tamara Poff
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780998459004
Format: PDF
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This teaching pattern book breaks with tradition to show you how to create 12 stylish garments and accessories from the small rigid heddle loom.