Synopses & Reviews
All the basics of weaving are provided in this succinct handbook. Spiral-bound so that it stays open and filled with definitions and illustrations, the book invites weavers to refer to it as they work. Included are easy reference charts and many sidebar tips to ensure success in both on- and off-loom weaving techniques. Information on project preparation, tools, drafting, warping the loom, weaving, and in-depth finishing techniques is also provided. Resources for weavers include professional associations, Web sites, and common weaving terms in foreign languages.
About the Author
Madelyn van der Hoogt is the editor of Handwoven
magazine and the author of The Complete Book of Drafting
. She opened the Weavers School in 1984 and teaches weaving workshops throughout the United States and Canada. She lives in Coupeville, Washington.