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Twist, Turn & Tie: 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids [With CDROM]
Twist, Turn & Tie: 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids [With CDROM]
by Beth Kemp
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The traditional Japanese art of cord braiding--known as kumihimo--is primarily used to make beautiful, color-drenched cords for jewelry and other decorative items. This book provides readers with everything they need to get started, including a mini... (read more)

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Rigmaroles & Ragamuffins
Rigmaroles & Ragamuffins
by Elinor Kapp
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The English language has developed over many centuries from many diverse languages and cultures, some now lost. If we want to bring to life something of its impressive history, we might use the metaphor of a great river into which streams and rivulets... (read more)

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Tapestry Weaving: Design and Technique
Tapestry Weaving: Design and Technique
by Joanne Soroka
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An essential sourcebook with advice on all aspects of creation, care, and presentation of tapestries, aimed at experienced and novice weavers and galleries Despite an illustrious history, tapestry weaving is a simple technique that requires... (read more)

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The Spinner's Book of Fleece: A Breed-By-Breed Guide to Choosing and Spinning the Perfect Fiber for Every Purpose
The Spinner's Book of Fleece: A Breed-By-Breed Guide to Choosing and Spinning the Perfect Fiber for Every Purpose
by Beth Smith
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As spinners, knitters, and weavers know, the characteristics of fleece -- its structure, grease content, and fiber diameter -- vary widely depending on the breed of sheep the fleece comes from. These factors are crucial when you're deciding how to spin... (read more)

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Frances L. Goodrich's Brown Book of Weaving Drafts
Frances L. Goodrich's Brown Book of Weaving Drafts
by Barbara Miller
About the Author
Barbara Miller's personal quest for excellence in each woven piece is rooted in traditional weaving techniques and patterns. A collection of her handwoven fabrics is displayed in public and private collections and worn as wearable art by those who seek... (read more)

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Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom
Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom
by Liz Gipson
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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... (read more)

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Navajo weaving way :the path from fleece to rug
Navajo weaving way :the path from fleece to rug
by Noel Bennett
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Noel Bennett met traditional Navajo weaver Tiana Bighorse in 1968. In time Tiana took her into her family as a daughter. Together they sheared sheep, collected plants, dyed wool, carded, spun, and wove. This book records their many experiences together... (read more)

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Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns and Creative Spinning (Handspun Revolution)
Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns and Creative Spinning (Handspun Revolution)
by Lexi Boeger
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Intertwined is an inspirational handbook for yarn lovers everywhere, created in an eye-popping, showcase style and packed with sparkling, full-color photos. This book will be a delight to the enthusiastic fiber crowd that is growing by leaps and bounds... (read more)

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Start Spinning: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn
Start Spinning: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn
by Maggie Casey
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For knitters, crocheters, and weavers ready to make their own yarn, this handy guide provides detailed instructions for spinning both on a spindle and a wheel, and offers a special section devoted to troubleshooting and wheel... (read more)

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The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning
The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning
by Alden Amos
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Alden Amos shares his deep knowledge of wheel mechanics, spinning fibers, wheel construction, and yarn, as well as a wealth of spinning history and traditions. Every aspect of handspinning is explored, including dissolving lanolin, washing fleece... (read more)

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Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands: Dreaming Patterns, Weaving Memories
Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands: Dreaming Patterns, Weaving Memories
by Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez
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A richly illustrated look at Andean weaving, which embodies the living history and culture of the Peruvian highlands, this guide extensively catalogs many of the intricate patterns found in traditional Peruvian textiles. ... (read more)

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Mastering Weave Structures: Transforming Ideas Into Great Cloth
Mastering Weave Structures: Transforming Ideas Into Great Cloth
by Sharon Alderman
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More than just a survey of interlacements from simple to intricate, this thoughtful addition to every crafters library is a study course for weaving the best, most interesting, most successful fabrics imaginable. A liberating voice is given to each... (read more)

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Zapotec: Weavers of Teotitlan
Zapotec: Weavers of Teotitlan
by Andra F Stanton
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This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the enduring weaving tradition of the Zapotec Indians of Teotitlan, Mexico, who have been producing textiles since at least 900 B.C.... (read more)

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The Art of Maori Weaving: The Eternal Thread / Te Aho Mutunga Kore
The Art of Maori Weaving: The Eternal Thread / Te Aho Mutunga Kore
by Miriama Evans
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This stunning book presents a photographic survey that traverses the concepts and values of traditional Maori weaving and innovative, contemporary weaving practice. The evocative photos and text reveal the spiritual significance of weaving within Maori... (read more)

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The Self-Instructor in Textile Designing; Or, a Practical Guide in Designing & Weaving
The Self-Instructor in Textile Designing; Or, a Practical Guide in Designing & Weaving
by A. A. Baldwin
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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Weaver's Book of Eight-Shaft Patterns: From the Friends of Handwoven
Weaver's Book of Eight-Shaft Patterns: From the Friends of Handwoven
by Carol Strickler
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This must-have draft book contains almost 1000 different patterns on more than 25 weave structures. Introductory chapters provide a thorough understanding of how each structure works.... (read more)

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Weaver's Companion : Step-by-step Instructions on the Basics of Weaving (01 Edition)
Weaver's Companion : Step-by-step Instructions on the Basics of Weaving (01 Edition)
by Handwoven Magazine (ed.)
Synopsis
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... (read more)

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Hex Weave & Mad Weave: An Introduction to Triaxial Weaving
Hex Weave & Mad Weave: An Introduction to Triaxial Weaving
by Elizabeth Harris
About the Author
Elizabeth Lang Harris has been studying and teaching Mad Weave for almost a decade. She wrote a Learning Exchange article about mad eeave in the WInter 2008 Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot. She has also written Parallel Shadow Weave (with Erica Voolich) and... (read more)

Available April 2014
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Weaving New Worlds: Southeastern Cherokee Women and Their Basketry
Weaving New Worlds: Southeastern Cherokee Women and Their Basketry
by Sarah H. Hill
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In this innovative study, Sarah Hill illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry. Based in tradition and made from locally gathered materials, baskets evoke the lives and landscapes of their makers... (read more)

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Collapse Weave: Creating Three-Dimensional Cloth
Collapse Weave: Creating Three-Dimensional Cloth
by Anne Field
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Collapse cloth—cloth that, when removed from the loom and washed, takes on an entirely different appearance as the threads draw up and create puckers. Combinations of various weaving techniques are presented alongside photos and diagrams, providing... (read more)

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