Synopses & Reviews
Weaving, one of the fastest ways to produce cloth, is thoroughly explained in this simple guide to the age-old craft. A perfect blend of ease and functionality, the small, portable rigid heddle loom can be used to easily produce loose, drape-friendly fabric as well as dense, sturdy material. Eighteen projectsfor scarves, bags, belts, tops, and a bevy of household goodies such as pillows, rugs, and blanketsexplore how to combine colors and create textured fabrics using a variety of techniques. Additional tips on adding crocheted edges, beaded fringe, and needle-felted flowers are also included.
About the Author
Liz Gipson is the managing editor of Handwoven
magazine and the former managing editor of Spin-Off
magazine. She is the president of the Spinning and Weaving Association and the host of the public television program Knitting Daily
. She lives in Loveland, Colorado.