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.

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.

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.

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

Little Loom Weaving

Little Loom Weaving Author Andreia Gomes
ISBN-10 1612436633
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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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 The timeless art of crafting on a loom is enjoying a renaissance of new ideas and innovative applications. This book teaches you the easiest and most enjoyable way to learn this exciting craft--a little loom. Packed with hands-on tutorials and color photos, this must-have guide shows how to quickly master the little loom and the techniques needed to tackle any creative new project. Its focus on the small grid guarantees projects are as quick and fun as they are cute and colorful. AuthorAndreia Gomes leads readers through basic weaving terms and skills, and even teaches how to build a homemade little loom. But the projects are the real pay off. From fashionable accessories to throw pillows,Little Loom Weaving serves up table runners, planters, wall hangings, and much more.

Pin Loom Weaving

Pin Loom Weaving Author Margaret Stump
ISBN-10 9780811712484
Year 2014-06-15
Pages 132
Language en
Publisher Stackpole Books
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Tiny palm-sized pin looms are making a comeback. Here is the perfect book to get started with this intriguing weaving technique. • 40 appealing projects for everyone • As portable as knitting--drop a tiny loom in your bag or keep one in your car • Tips and techniques for blankets, bags, and 3-D creations • Includes directions on how to build your own pin loom

Next Steps in Weaving

Next Steps in Weaving Author Pattie Graver
ISBN-10 9781620336274
Year 2015-08-19
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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There is a lot to learn about weaving! As a new weaver, you might wonder what the next steps are to grow your skills. Next Steps in Weaving has the answers you're looking for. In this beautiful book by Pattie Graver, former Managing Editor of Handwoven magazine, you'll be explore a variety of weave structures and concepts in depth and detail including twill, color-and-weave, overshot, summer and winter, lace, and doubleweave. This is not just a book of weaving patterns. Each topic is explained and supplemented with instructions for weaving a sampler and a project in order to solidify the concepts and enable you to design your own projects. In addition, the book offers troubleshooting tips in order to expand your weaving expertise. Whether you're new to weaving, have the basics down, or are looking to improve your foundation skills, this book will be an asset to your weaving library. So what are you waiting for? Take the Next Steps in Weaving!

Weaving Without a Loom

Weaving Without a Loom Author Veronica Burningham
ISBN-10 0855328185
Year 1998
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Search PressLtd
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Create beautiful woven tapestries and hangings, bags and belts, shawls and hats, mobiles and dream catchers - all without a loom! Learn how to master simple weaving techniques which illustrate how to combine texture and colour using sticks, card, hardboard, picture frames and rings. Over 130 colour photographs and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through a range of simple, inexpensive projects suitable for all the family.

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.

Weave Knit Wear

Weave Knit Wear Author Judith Shangold
ISBN-10 1933064293
Year 2014-10-01
Pages 137
Language en
Publisher XRX Books
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Weave•Knit•Wear dispels the myth that you need expensive equipment, a large space, or special threads to weave. The directions for all 30 projects, from the narrowest boa to a 55” wide serape, are tailored to the most basic equipment—the 20” wide rigid-heddle loom—making it affordable, portable, and intimate. Judith Shangold’s designs turn what might seem to be the limitations of this loom into a strength. She pairs simple shapes that reflect the ease of current fashion, and require little cutting and sewing, with the long tradition of ethnic garments created from narrow strips of handwoven fabric. The book offers guidance on the basics of weaving and the minimal hand sewing and knitting techniques used, as well as primers on choosing yarns, designing warps, planning garments, finishing the fabric, making Weave•Knit•Wear a resource that aids in planning and constructing one-of-a-kind woven or woven-and-knit projects.

On the Loom

On the Loom Author Maryanne Moodie
ISBN-10 9781613122976
Year 2016-09-20
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Abrams
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In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with valuable information on basic stitches, tools needed, and even how to make your own looms. Split by loom type—circular, rectangular, and even found objects—24 lush, bohemian, and uniquely modern projects for the home and to wear draw deeply on the nostalgic quality of vintage textiles. In addition to the how-to, this is the ultimate resource for finding your own creativity and style through this medium, from learning which materials to use for different effects to discovering how to use color to create vintage-inspired projects with a modern twist.