Synopses & Reviews
Creating exciting, luxurious fabrics will come easily to beginning and experienced crafters alike with this compendium of special weaving structures. Featuring more than 40 projects and instructions for designing and drafting more designs, the guide presents weavers with detailed directions for summer, winter, diamond, taqueté, samitum, and polychrome weaves. This collection features patterns for coverlets, garments, table linens, and rugs.
About the Author
Madelyn van der Hoogt is the former editor of Weaver's magazine, the current editor of Handwoven magazine and the Best of Weaver's series, and the author of The Complete Book of Drafting, The Weaver's Companion, and Overshot Is Hot. She also operates the Weavers' School. She lives in Coupeville, Washington. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter's Magazine and XRX Books. His photography is featured in all of XRX books. He lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.