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Artist and weaver Rebecca Mezoff brings a fresh, contemporary approach to tapestry weaving with this in-depth technique guide. Using a small, inexpensive loom, Mezoff leads crafters and fiber enthusiasts through every aspect of the process, from developing a color palette and selecting yarn to warping the loom and weaving the image. She includes detailed photographic instructions for achieving a wide variety of imagery such as angles, vertical lines, curves, and outlines. Showcasing examples of her own designs along with the work of other inventive tapestry weavers, Mezoff encourages a playful, expressive approach to creating original woven pieces that reflect the style and personality of the individual crafter.
Put aside those preconceptions of dusty, medieval tapestries hanging on castle walls Tapestry weaving has a whole new look, and fiber enthusiasts of all levels are eager to try their hand at creating images with yarn. Rebecca Mezoff, a renowned teacher of contemporary tapestry weaving, shares her techniques in this in-depth guide to every aspect of the process, from developing a color palette to selecting yarn, warping the loom, and weaving the image. Crafters can choose from inexpensive tabletop and hand-held looms to larger floor looms. Detailed step-by-step photos and inspiring examples from a range of weaver-artists make this a one-stop resource for tapestry weaving how-to.