Handwoven Home

Author: Liz Gipson
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781632503824
Release Date: 2017-06-08
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Handwoven Home

Author: Liz Gipson
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781632503381
Release Date: 2017-06-08
Genre: Hand weaving

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

Author: Liz Gipson
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781620336809
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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 Laces

Author: Donna Muller
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1931499101
Release Date: 2002-04-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Both new and experienced hand weavers will find inspiration in this beautiful guide to creating lace. While true laces are laboriously made with needles or bobbins, hand weavers can use a loom to quickly produce lovely lacy fabrics. The loom-controlled textures depend upon groups of threads that work together and do not reveal their full effect until the cloth comes off the loom and is washed. Suitable for self-study or class use, this book offers weavers a sense of design mastery and a wealth of ideas and lace patterns.

Handwoven Baby Blankets

Author: Tom Knisely
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811762793
Release Date: 2015-11-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

What better way to welcome that precious, tiny new person than with a luxurious, handwoven blanket! These beautiful, colorful designs will appeal to today's contemporary moms, as well as lovers of traditional weaves.

Handwoven Table Linens

Author: Tom Knisely
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780811765428
Release Date: 2017-04-30
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Tom Knisely, well-known teacher and author, found inspiration for table linens from things as varied as china patterns, a classic Spode Christmas tree, and traditional weaving patterns such as Shadow Weave, Wheel of Fortune, and Star of Bethlehem. The 27 patterns include simple weaves worked on 2- and 4-harness looms, as well as more complex weaves requiring more harnesses.

Handwoven Scarves

Author: Interweave Press
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1883010659
Release Date: 1999-11-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This book presents 50 handwoven scarves created by internationally known weavers and fabric artists. From light silk to chunky chenille, from subtle white-on-white jacquard to bold magenta and goldenrod plaid, from four-inch-wide neck wraps to three-foot-wide body wraps, there is a scarf here to delight and encourage every handweaver. Drafts of the weave structure and design notes encourage and guide handweavers of varying skill to making their own beautiful scarves. Full-page, full-color photographs of each scarf and biographies of the contributing weavers are also included.

Sheer Delight

Author: Doramay Keasbey
Publisher: Stellar Publishing House, Incorporated
ISBN: 0962346837
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies


A Weaver s Guide to Swatching

Author: Liz Gipson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0692820213
Release Date: 2017-01-05
Genre:

Swatching makes it easy to try out your ideas risk-free and unleash your creativity in new and wonderful ways. If you are new to weaving, this book will guide you through making your first tiny weaving. If you are a more experienced weaver, you will learn a method that will help you become a better, smarter, and more joyful weaver.

The Weaver s Idea Book

Author: Jane Patrick
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620331675
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Handwoven Tape

Author: Susan Faulker Weaver
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 0764351966
Release Date: 2016-11-28
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Narrow bands of woven tape were important to Americans in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, before the days of elastic and zippers. This book documents the fascinating American history of handwoven tape and offers patterns and instructions to enable today's weavers to make it. Many Early American households had a tape loom for making the tape needed by the family, and this book offers a discussion of the people who wove tape, the patterns woven, and the types of looms used, along with over 280 color images. The book also gives step-by-step instructions for setting up a tape loom with warp threads, and explains how to weave your own tape. You can weave tape for similar practical uses as our forebears, or to create one-of-a-kind gifts and decorations like key chains, holiday garlands, or lanyards.

Woven Scarves

Author: Jane Patrick
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781620335123
Release Date: 2014-02-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Tenun Handwoven Textiles of Indonesia

Author: Cita Tenun Indonesia
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 6029747304
Release Date: 2011-09-10
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

In modern Indonesia, weaving still constitutes an important part of the life of millions. In Tenun: Handwoven Textiles of Indonesia, the rich weaving heritage of Indonesia is celebrated, with both past and present traditions explored. Drawing on the expertise and knowledge of recognized academics, Tenun provides a valuable addition to the steadily growing body of knowledge on Indonesian textiles.

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Author: Syne Mitchell
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428514
Release Date: 2015-11-14
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

The Weaver s Book of 8 Shaft Patterns

Author: Carol Strickler
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 093402667X
Release Date: 1991-11-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This must-have draft book contains almost 1000 different patterns on more than 25 weave structures. Introductory chapters provide a thorough understanding of how each structure works.