Handwoven Home

Handwoven Home

Weaving Techniques, Tips, and Projects for the Rigid-heddle Loom

Book - 2017
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"There's No Place Like a Handwoven Home! Hand towels, table runners, placemats, throws--weaving is perfectly suited to creating and customizing just about any textile for your home. In Handwoven Home, weaving expert Liz Gipson explains the tools and techniques you'll need to weave personalized home textiles on a rigid-heddle loom--the most popular loom on the market today. From choosing the right yarn for your project to achieving your desired cloth type and drape, this book covers all the basics. And the 20+ projects are perfectly suited to the rigid-heddle loom, each starting with a simple square or rectangle and involving little sewing, shaping or loom waste. You'll even learn how to make multiple towels at the same time, create a sturdy rug of wide fabric, and finish your projects with a polished, professional look. Whether you're making textiles for yourself or as a gift, inside you'll find everything you need to create a woven personal touch for any room."--provided by Amazon.com.
Publisher: ©2017
Blue Ash, Ohio :, Interweave Books, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc.,, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781632503381
1632503387
Characteristics: 167 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Hand woven home
Contents: Introduction
Part one. Weaving for the home. Chapter one. Yarn for interiors ; Chapter two. Know-how for the rigid-heddle weaver ; Chapter three. Following the pattens
Part two. Projects. Chapter four. The kitchen ; Chapter five. The dining room ; Chapter six. The living room ; Chapter seven. The bathroom
Part three. Beginnings and endings. Chapter eight. Warp your rigid-heddle loom ; Chapter nine. Finish your weaving.
Summary: "There's No Place Like a Handwoven Home! Hand towels, table runners, placemats, throws--weaving is perfectly suited to creating and customizing just about any textile for your home. In Handwoven Home, weaving expert Liz Gipson explains the tools and techniques you'll need to weave personalized home textiles on a rigid-heddle loom--the most popular loom on the market today. From choosing the right yarn for your project to achieving your desired cloth type and drape, this book covers all the basics. And the 20+ projects are perfectly suited to the rigid-heddle loom, each starting with a simple square or rectangle and involving little sewing, shaping or loom waste. You'll even learn how to make multiple towels at the same time, create a sturdy rug of wide fabric, and finish your projects with a polished, professional look. Whether you're making textiles for yourself or as a gift, inside you'll find everything you need to create a woven personal touch for any room."--provided by Amazon.com.

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