Next Steps In Weaving

Author: Pattie Graver
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781620336298
Release Date: 2015-08-03
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!

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!

Learning to Weave

Author: Deborah Chandler
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 159668139X
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Originally published in 1995, more than 40,000 weavers have used this unparalleled study guide to learn from scratch or to hone their skills. Written with a mentoring voice, each lesson includes friendly, straightforward advice and is accompanied by illustrations and photographs. Crafters need only to approach this subject with a willingness to learn such basics as three methods for step-by-step warping, basic weaving techniques, project planning, reading and designing drafts, the basics of all the most common weave structures, and many more handy hints. Beginners will find this guidebook an invaluable teacher, while more seasoned weavers will find food for thought in the chapters on weave structures and drafting.

Pattern Weaving

Author: Rabbit Goody
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811748847
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Basic steps needed to weave luxurious fabrics on a foot-treadle handloom.

Color and Texture in Weaving

Author: Margo Selby
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596683724
Release Date: 2012-01-31
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Give woven textiles a contemporary twist with Color and Texture in Weaving! Learn to mix color and yarn types to create textiles that are rich with color and texture as well as refreshing and modern. Using either a simple four- or eight-shaft loom you can discover how to mix color and yarn types to maximize visual effects in your weaving. Beginner weavers will find helpful guidance for color warping and a plethora of expert weaving inspiration. And if you've already mastered the basic skills, you'll find Color and Texture in Weaving to be a dependable weaving resource with complex techniques and a wealth of inspiring patterns. There are hundreds of weaving patterns within for you to enjoy; each is illustrated with swatches of finished textiles, setup diagrams, lifting patterns, and fabric samples shown in large, full-color photos to highlight the detail. Providing you with everything from basic setup instructions to advanced weaving ideas, Color and Texture in Weaving offers contemporary, colorful, and creative possibilities for all weavers looking to refine their color and texture approaches to textiles.

Creative Weaving

Author: Sarah Howard
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1600590985
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Learn to Weave with Anne Field

Author: Anne Field
Publisher: A&C Black Visual Arts
ISBN: 147250402X
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Hand weaving

Internationally acclaimed masterweaver Anne Field always found that people learn best when they can start making things right away. So this book takes a project-based approach, where beginners learn techniques through actually doing a weaving project. Each project is described in detail, with photographs showing every step in the process, as well as the finished work. Learn to Weave with Anne Field focuses on shaft looms only, with most projects woven on four-shaft looms, plus one or two eight-shaft projects. Table looms are also covered. The first part of the book looks at choosing your loom and setting it up, then the second part gets straight into the projects, which include scarfs, wraps, table runners, table mats, weaving fabric for a jacket, cushions, wall hangings and rugs. As well as traditional yarns such as wool and cotton, Anne also explores the latest yarns, such as Tencel and bamboo, and discusses the use of computers in weaving.

Doubleweave

Author: Jennifer Moore
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620331835
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Defy Your Loom’s Limits! The conventional use for a shaft loom is to weave one layer of flat fabric, no wider than the loom. Doubleweave blows that convention out of the water. Master weaver Jennifer Moore takes a fresh and logical look at this most intriguing of weave structures while exploring its myriad possibilities. Inside you’ll learn how to: Weave a fabric twice, thrice, or four times the width of your loom - with no seam Weave a fabric with intersecting layers Change the tie-up to get many structures on one warp Weave stitched, quilted, and piqué fabrics Make color magic with doubleweave blocks Pick up an infinity of patterns in a variety of structures Weave pockets, a seamless tube, many seamless tubes, a tube within a tube And so much more! With Doubleweave, you’ll learn to set up your loom efficiently, to manage your shuttles and layer changes, and to finish your work effectively. Best of all, you’ll learn to think in a new way about how doubleweave works on as many shafts as you have so you can apply it in fresh and creative ways. You will be a master of the magic of doubleweave.

The Big Book of Weaving

Author: Laila Lundell
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Publishing
ISBN: 1570763925
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The fascinating subject of handweaving is fully explored in this reference, which covers basic subjects such as warping a loom and making bobbins of weft, as well as more elaborate, highly decorative projects. Patterns are arranged by varying levels of difficulty and design so beginners and experienced weavers alike will discover new insights and concepts. Among the 40 step-by-step projects included in this volume are designs for baby blankets, shawls, table cloths, and linen hand towels.

Weaving Rag Rugs

Author: Tom Knisely
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811758673
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Every weaver weaves a rag rug--or two, or three. In this long-awaited book, well-known weaver and teacher Tom Knisely shares his knowledge and expertise in this collection of favorite rag rug patterns.

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.

The Magic of Handweaving

Author: Sigrid Piroch
Publisher: Krause Publications Craft
ISBN: 9780873493840
Release Date: 2004-05-25
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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

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.

A Handweaver s Pattern Book

Author: Marguerite Porter Davison
Publisher: Churchill & Dunn, Limited
ISBN: 1626548420
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre:

Pick the perfect pattern every time Sought after for nearly a century, "A Handweaver's Pattern Book" is the venerable compendium of weaving patterns found in early 20th century America by Marguerite Davison. Weavers of all experience levels can learn everything from basic twills to over-shot and irregular patterns. Often hailed "the handweaver's bible," this collection of patterns is complemented with fascinating textile history and helpful black-and-white photos. Numerous treadlings, illustrated with over 1,200 weavings, accompany each design that inspire innovation for expert weavers as well as provide helpful information for weavers who have yet reached that level. Davison also includes a yarn comparison chart in this comprehensive and highly visual guide. Perfect for both commercial and home weavers, this extensive handbook of strikingly diverse patterns will keep any four-harness weaver busy for years to come

On the Loom

Author: Maryanne Moodie
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781613122976
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.