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.

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.

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.

Woven Treasures

Author: Sara Lamb
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620332757
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Renowned fiber artist Sara Lamb gives weavers an inside look at her groundbreaking work in Woven Treasures. From inspiration and project planning, to her signature hand-manipulated techniques, Lamb leads weavers through the steps of making exquisite bags using folk weaving techniques that evoke modern ideas in brilliant colors and textures. Woven Treasures includes: An overview of Lamb's recent bag series. An introduction for the weaver to the process of concepting and planning a woven piece. A technique section of 6 folk weaving tutorials, such as hand-manipulating weaving techniques with a multi-technique sampler that gives basic instructions for soumak, twining, cut pile, cardweaving, inkle weaving, and plain weave. Project instructions for 8 hand-woven bags. Sidebars sprinkled throughout the book include the history of folk weaving techniques, as well as Lamb's signature beaded and stitched embellishment designs. Woven Treasure's bag designs allow weavers an immediate sense of accomplishment, and the finished projects can be used and/or displayed as works of art.

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.

Woven Scarves

Author: Jane Patrick
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781620331194
Release Date: 2014-02-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Woven Scarves offers a collection of twenty-six scarves and variations that range in complexity from refreshingly simple to outright challenging. Most importantly, all the scarves are worked on a rigid heddle loom and use widely available knitting yarns, providing easy access to anyone interested in learning to weave as well as those already smitten with the process. Authors Jane Patrick and Stephanie Flynn Sokolov introduce new and experienced weavers to a broad sampling of weaving techniques, exploring various ways to create cloth on a rigid heddle loom. Through the authors' clear and detailed tutelage, you'll learn how to create lovely scarves that are creative, classic and fun to wear. Using various weave structures, colour, yarn combinations and techniques such as felting and embellishment, the authors take you through the basics to their own springboards for personal exploration and creation.

Next Steps in Weaving

Author: Pattie Graver
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781620336274
Release Date: 2015-08-19
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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!

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.

Sheer Delight

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


The Handweaver s Pattern Directory

Author: Anne Dixon
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596680407
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A comprehensive introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block. Color photographs and large-scale drawings allow weavers to closely examine the details, and the compact size and lay-flat binding is convenient for keeping near the loom. A handbook that is essential for all four-shaft weavers, this manual includes weaving basics, specialized projects organized by degree of difficulty, finishing techniques, resources, and a glossary of terms.