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. Next steps in Weaving has the answers you're looking for.
In this beautiful book by pattie graver, summer and winter, former Managing Editor of Handwoven magazine, color-and-weave, you'll be explore a variety of weave structures and concepts in depth and detail including twill, overshot, and lace. This is not just a book of weaving patterns. There is a lot to learn about weaving! As a new weaver, you might wonder what the next steps are to grow your skills.
So what are you waiting for? Take the Next Steps in Weaving! 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.
The Handweaver's Pattern Directory
A comprehensive introduction to the tools, herringbone, zigzag, including twill, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, diamond, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, fibers, equipment, and block. A handbook that is essential for all four-shaft weavers, this manual includes weaving basics, specialized projects organized by degree of difficulty, resources, finishing techniques, and a glossary of terms.
. 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.
Handwoven Table Linens: 27 Fabulous Projects from a Master Weaver
Placemats, tablecloths, runners, and napkins play a central role in creating the look of a dining room or kitchen table, and this book gives you the tools needed to realize your vision for these special items. Tom has found inspiration from things as varied as china patterns, and traditional weaving patterns such as Shadow Weave, a classic Spode Christmas tree, Wheel of Fortune, and Star of Bethlehem.
Add your own dash of inspiration if you choose different colors, and make each piece your own. The 27 patterns include simple weaves worked on 2- and 4-harness looms, as well as more complex weaves requiring more harnesses. For each pattern, he outlines the materials you need, how to set up your loom, and the pattern to weave.
Master weaver tom knisely presents patterns and ideas to spruce up your table with new weavesTom Knisely, author of bestseller Rag Rug Weaving and Handwoven Baby Blankets, has now turned his attention to one of the most popular categories of weaving: table linens. Because tom is at heart a teacher, he also chose each project with the thought that it should add to your weaving repertoire in some way.
Stackpole. The techniques you learn as you work on the projects in this book are things that you can adapt and use down the road in future weaving.
Learning to Weave
Originally published in 1984 under the name learning to Weave with Debbie Redding, more than 150, 000 copies have sold to weavers who 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.
Stackpole. 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. Budding weavers need only to approach this subject with a sense of adventure and willingness to learn such basics as step-by-step warping, reading and designing drafts, project planning, basic weaving techniques, the basics of all the most common weave structures, and many more handy hints.
Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions.
Handwoven Baby Blankets
Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions. What better way to welcome that precious, handwoven blanket! These beautiful, tiny new person than with a luxurious, colorful designs will appeal to today's contemporary moms, as well as lovers of traditional weaves.
More than 30 snuggly cozy projects for babyPlain weaves and fancy weaves, for everyday or special occasionsHow to choose the best materialsProjects for both 4 harness and 8 harness looms Stackpole. Stackpole Books.
The Weaver's Companion The Companion Series
Stackpole. Stackpole Books. All the basics of weaving are provided in this succinct handbook. Resources for weavers include professional associations, Web sites, and common weaving terms in foreign languages. Information on project preparation, drafting, warping the loom, weaving, tools, and in-depth finishing techniques is also provided.
Included are easy reference charts and many sidebar tips to ensure success in both on- and off-loom weaving techniques. Spiral-bound so that it stays open and filled with definitions and illustrations, the book invites weavers to refer to it as they work. Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions.
A Weaver's Book of 8-Shaft Patterns: From the Friends of Handwoven
Stackpole. F w media Inc. This must-have draft book contains almost 1000 different patterns on more than 25 weave structures. Stackpole Books. Introductory chapters provide a thorough understanding of how each structure works. Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions.
A Handweaver's Pattern Book
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! Stackpole. 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.
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. Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions.
Stackpole Books. Ships from Vermont. Often hailed "the handweaver's bible, " this collection of patterns is complemented with fascinating textile history and helpful black-and-white photos. Davison also includes a yarn comparison chart in this comprehensive and highly visual guide. F w media Inc. Weavers of all experience levels can learn everything from basic twills to over-shot and irregular patterns.
Weaving Rag Rugs
Preview all 32 finished rugs in our exclusive Look Book!Every weaver weaves a rag rug--or two, or three. F w media Inc. Stackpole Books. 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. The first comprehensive book on weaving rag rugs in a generationColor planning and design advice for rag rugsStep-by-step instructions on warping and weaving for your rag rugMore than 30 rag rug projects, from simple to advanced Stackpole.
Ships from Vermont. Stackpole Books. Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions.
Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom: Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond
Stackpole Books. Storey Publishing. 9781603429726. Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, set it up, 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, and get started — to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results.
Stackpole Books. Begin by exploring a variety of weave structures, and color play with stripes, tapestry, including finger-manipulated laces, plaids, and multicolor yarns. Then move on to more complex designs and irresistible projects, from pillows and curtains to bags, shawls, and even jewelry. Sto-29726.
Explore warp-face patterning, weaving with fine threads, shadow weave, weft-pile weaving, woven shibori, and the textural effects you can create with different yarns and with wire and conductive thread. Ships from Vermont. Everything you need to know is here, with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure success.
Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions. F w media Inc. Brand new item / Unopened Product. Stackpole.
Weaving Iridescence: Color Play for the Handweaver
Different colors appear in the folds and pleats, adding surprising layers of color to fabric. Stackpole Books. Ships from Vermont. Stackpole Books. F w media Inc. To the uninformed it appears magical and difficult, but the truth is that weaving iridescent fabric is accessible to any handweaver who knows the tricks.
Bobbie irwin has been teaching the techniques for weaving iridescence in person and through articles for more than ten years. Storey Publishing. Hands-on project instructions will have you exploring what you've learned right away. If you have been looking to add some shimmer to your weaving, this is the only book you will ever need! Stackpole.
Iridescent fabric shimmers and glows, changing colors depending on how the light hits it. In this book, she delivers her most comprehensive course yet, covering the details from how to evaluate and choose yarn to achieve your desired effect to the ways weave structure affects iridescence to the best uses for your iridescent fabric.
Sto-29726. 9781603429726. Brand new item / Unopened Product. Helpful guide covers all the basics of weaving from understanding the tools and making a good warp to reading and designing drafts and understanding weave instructions.