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The Magic of Hand Weaving: Basics and Beyond

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Publisher Comments:

Beautiful works of fabric art are easily achieved using the magical hand weaving techniques presented in this exciting new book. The author 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, analysing cloth, reading and drawing patterns, and designing fabric for practical and art purposes. She then guides the weaver step-by-step through more than ten 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.

Synopsis:

- 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 decor and wearables

Synopsis:

Experience the Magic of Handweaving

Sigrid Piroch is an experienced weaver who leads readers on a journey through the world of cloth. She will guide you through the beginning stages of weaving, from planning and designing, to the final stages, when the beautiful piece of cloth is ready to take off the loom. You will also learn about weavers around the world who weave cloth out of necessity, tradition, and art. This is a resource for all those with an interest in the amazing process. The book includes:

A glossary of tools and terms

A guide to choosing your own loom

Step-by-step projects with easy-to-follow illustrations

Design instructions and ideas

Inspirational photos

Synopsis:

The magic of handweaving comes to life in this exciting new book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780873493840
Subtitle:
The Basics and Beyond
Author:
Piroch, Sigrid
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Weaving
Subject:
Hand weaving
Series:
Tradition in the Making
Publication Date:
May 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.92x8.26x.39 in. 1.15 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Textiles
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Weaving and Spinning

The Magic of Hand Weaving: Basics and Beyond
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Product details 144 pages Krause Publications - English 9780873493840 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , - 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 decor and wearables
"Synopsis" by , Experience the Magic of Handweaving

Sigrid Piroch is an experienced weaver who leads readers on a journey through the world of cloth. She will guide you through the beginning stages of weaving, from planning and designing, to the final stages, when the beautiful piece of cloth is ready to take off the loom. You will also learn about weavers around the world who weave cloth out of necessity, tradition, and art. This is a resource for all those with an interest in the amazing process. The book includes:

A glossary of tools and terms

A guide to choosing your own loom

Step-by-step projects with easy-to-follow illustrations

Design instructions and ideas

Inspirational photos

"Synopsis" by , The magic of handweaving comes to life in this exciting new book.
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