Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom Author Syne Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781603428514
Year 2015-11-14
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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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

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom Author Syne Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781603429726
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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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.

Little Loom Weaving

Little Loom Weaving Author Andreia Gomes
ISBN-10 9781612437002
Year 2017-05-09
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Ulysses Press
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Creative new patterns and projects combine with classic techniques and 150 step-by-step photos for a trendy take on hand-woven clothing and crafts Whether you’ve been weaving for years or just starting out, Little Loom Weaving has everything you need to create trendy and timeless woven pieces on a small, portable loom. This helpful guide, packed with step-by-step instructions and stunning color photos, is full of inspiring and fun projects—some easy and fast enough to finish in a few hours! Learn New Techniques • Tabby Weave • Looping • Hemstitch • Open Slit • Rya Knot • Soumak Discover Exciting Projects • Wall Hangings • Bracelets • Pillows • Keychains • Recycled Materials • Planters

Weaving Made Easy

Weaving Made Easy Author Liz Gipson
ISBN-10 9781620336809
Year 2015-02-10
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Create beautiful cloth with just a simple loom. This easy and accessible guide to weaving uses the simple rigid-heddle loom to create fabrics that are a perfect blend of fun and functionality. The rigid-heddle loom is small, portable, and affordable, making it the perfect starting point for anyone wanting to learn how to weave. 17 quick and easy weaving projects show how to make fabrics that are soft and drapey, sturdy and practical, or just plain fun and funky. Projects include woven scarves and belts, pillows, napkins, and hand-woven rugs. Complete, updated instructions for warping a loom, clear step-by-step photos and abundant tips, tricks, and techniques for color, design, and embellishment are included. Weaving Made Easy is the ultimate idea book for the beginning weaver.

Handwoven Home

Handwoven Home Author Liz Gipson
ISBN-10 9781632503381
Year 2017-06-08
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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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.

The Weaver s Idea Book

The Weaver s Idea Book Author Jane Patrick
ISBN-10 9781620331675
Year 2013-02-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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New and experienced weavers alike are always on the lookout for new weave-structure patterns. The Weaver's Idea Book presents a wide variety of patterns for the simple rigid-heddle loom, accompanied by harness drafts for multishaft looms. The techniques include leno, Brooks bouquet, soumak, and embroidery on fabric. Each chapter contains weaving patterns along with swatches illustrating the techniques, accompanied by step-by-step photography. The book is arranged by structure or type of weave, from variations on plain weave to doubleweave. With traditional patterns from around the world, bands, and fabrics woven on two double heddles, The Weaver's Idea Book brings together a variety of ways to create exquisite cloth. Weaving tips and tricks help weavers at all levels achieve their textile dreams. In addition to pattern drafts, Jane offers project ideas that guide the reader through creating functional woven projects, from wearables to home decor. Weaving, especially on rigid-heddle looms, is enjoying a resurgence, and contemporary weavers are in need of a book to bridge the divide between basic books and complex text designed for advanced weavers with sophisticated tools. Celebrating the immense potential for creativity possible with the simplest of tools, The Weaver's Idea Book eBook opens new avenues for exploration on both the rigid-heddle and multishaft looms.

Creative Weaving

Creative Weaving Author Sarah Howard
ISBN-10 1600590985
Year 2007
Pages 111
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company
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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.

Woven Scarves

Woven Scarves Author Jane Patrick
ISBN-10 9781620335123
Year 2014-02-10
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Interweave
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Explore and practice weaving techniques for fabulous scarves! Woven Scarves offers a collection of twenty-six scarves and variations that range in difficulty from advanced beginner to very complex. In highly approachable ways, authors Jane Patrick and Stephanie Flynn Sokolov introduce new weavers to a broad sampling of weaving techniques, exploring various ways of creating cloth on a rigid heddle loom. Weavers learn how to create lovely scarves that are creative, classic, and fun to make and wear. Using various weave structures, color, yarn combinations, and techniques such as felting and embellishment, the authors take you through the basics to a jumping-off point for personal exploration and creation. Woven Scarves will support new weavers in their desire for appropriate patterns and better skills as well as a deeper understanding of fibers, types of weave techniques, and all the varieties of fabrics that are possible—even to beginners.

Learning to Weave

Learning to Weave Author Deborah Chandler
ISBN-10 1883010039
Year 1995
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher
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An introduction to handweaving covers the basics of weave structures and includes a chapter on warping back-to-front and updated resource lists.

The Magic of Handweaving

The Magic of Handweaving Author Sigrid Piroch
ISBN-10 9780873493840
Year 2004-05-25
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications Craft
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Beautiful works of fabric art are easily achieved using the magical hand weaving techniques presented in this exciting new book?the second in the Tradition in the Making series. Author Sigrid Piroch expertly guides readers through everything they need to know about the art of hand weaving, including the history and heritage of this timeless art, how looms work, what tools and equipment to use, the basics of good technique, how to plan projects, analyzing cloth, reading and drawing patterns, and designing fabric for practical and art purposes. She then guides the weaver step-by-step through more than 10 gorgeous projects, including mug rugs, a scarf, napkins, pillows, towels, and clothing. This book also features insightful and inspiring works of art from several hand weaving textile artists from around the world, as well as invaluable resource listings. Sigrid Piroch has been weaving for more than 20 years and has taught classes and seminars throughout North America. ? All-in-one reference guide for weavers of all skill levels ? Clear, concise, step-by-step instructions and 300 illustrations and color photographs to guide weavers ? More than 10 gorgeous projects, including home d?cor and wearables

Simple Woven Garments

Simple Woven Garments Author Sara Goldenberg
ISBN-10 9781620335536
Year 2015-04-24
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Interweave
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Fun and wearable weaving patterns! Simple Woven Garments is both a pattern book and an idea book for creating simple woven shapes and turning them into everyday, highly wearable fashions. Readers will enjoy classic woven styles and nods to today's style trends in a collection of 20 woven garments (and 4 variations) for the "what's next" weaver. This guide will help weavers create fabric that works for the intended garment, is easy to weave, and is above all beautiful. Authors Sara Goldenberg and Jane Patrick explore techniques such as yarn usage, spaced warps, felting, pick-up weaving patterns, finger-control weaving techniques, and embellishments. Shapes are simple rectangles and sewing requires minimal skill. Weavers will enjoy creating garments including wraps and tops, ranging from easy shawls with a twist to woven sweaters. Woven squares, rectangles, and strips are assembled into easy-sew garments with minimal finishing.

DIY Woven Art

DIY Woven Art Author Rachel Denbow
ISBN-10 9781632504319
Year 2016-08-31
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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An alt twist on traditional wall hangings! Get crafty with DIY Woven Art! These 14 fabulous fiber art projects--from colorful pillows and rugs to dramatic wall hangings--will add a pop to any room in your house. No loom? No worries. Rachel Denbow shows you how to fabricate 3 simple, portable looms. DIY Woven Art also includes tips on customizing your designs and choosing the right fibers and embellishments for each project--basically, everything you need to know to create these gorgeous projects from start to finish. Happy weaving!