Color Play for the Handweaver
Paperback ISBN: 0811716287
Bobbie Irwin has been teaching techniques for weaving iridescence for more than ten years. In this book, she delivers her most comprehensive course yet, from how to choose yarn to the ways weave structure affects iridescence to the best uses for your iridescent fabric. Seven hands-on projects have you exploring what you've learned right away.
Weaving Made Easy
17 Projects Using a Rigid-Heddle Loom
Paperback ISBN: 1620336804
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.
Weaving Rag Rugs
Paperback ISBN: 0811712125
- The first comprehensive book on weaving rag rugs in a generation - Color planning and design advice for rag rugs - Step-by-step instructions on warping and weaving for your rag rug - More than 30 rag rug projects
Weaving Western Sakiori
A Modern Guide for Rag Weaving
Paperback ISBN: 0811716090
Methods and tips for successful rag weaving with a variety of materials and looms, including rigid heddle looms as well as floor looms. Charts and worksheets make it easy to find the information weavers need to get started, and 21 projects with instructions and drafts provide inspiration and ideas.
Weaving Within Reach
Beautiful Woven Projects by Hand or by Loom
Paperback ISBN: 0451499212
Modern weaving projects like you've never seen—within easy reach of anyone. Weaving is a satisfying hobby for making home or clothing accessories that look plucked from your favorite stores. Here are Pinterest-worthy projects for creating earrings, clutches, pillows, wall hangings, and more, all organized by skill level. From complete beginner to intermediate, Weaving Within Reach allows you to craft at your comfort level, even if you don’t yet know the difference between the warp and the weft. Lacking a loom? Most of the materials can be woven on found objects—such as an embroidery hoop or cardboard box—or achieved with a simple over-under pattern using no loom at all. As you progress, there are plenty of exciting designs for a frame loom to keep you inspired. With a detailed introduction, stunning lifestyle and step-by-step photographs, and a helpful resource section, Weaving Within Reach unravels the possibilities of the beautiful things you can make with your hands.