Time to Weave

Time to Weave

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Highly textured objects such as plaited paper baskets, woven lanterns, small hearth rugs, and cork tables are featured in this beginner's guide to nonloom weaving. The easy instructions teach ancient techniques such as braiding, stringing, and knotting - and call for everyday materials such as copper tape, plastic sheeting, paper yarn, and granite tiles - to produce stunning contemporary designs for the home. A short essay about natural materials and the creative process introduces each project, and lovely photographs showcase the final results: sleek window hangings, stick-and-string coasters, pillows covered in canvas tape, and woven paper cards. A list of resources, an assortment of weaving tips, and suggestions for further reading are included.BLACK-ON-BLACK PLACEMAT This sturdy mat (right) is a breeze to weave and is finished almost before you know youa#39;ve ... FURTHER READING If you decide you really want to weave rugs, then youa#39;ll want to get your hands on a copy of ... To explore twined rugs made on a large frame, read Bobbie Irwina#39;s Twined Rag Rugs (Krause Publications, 2000). This indepth study investigates this rug technique with clear instructions and illustrations, tips, historical anecdotes, and patterns.

Title:Time to Weave
Author:Jane Patrick
Publisher:Betterway Books - 2013-03-15


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