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The Practical Spinner's Guide - Rare Luxury Fibers

By: Judith Mackenzie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Interweave Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003362

ISBN: 162033772X

Condition: New


It's time to look beyond wool, with The Practical Spinner's Guide: Rare Luxury Fibers! The go-to expert for fiber artists, Judith MacKenzie shares insights into working with uncommon (but readily available) luxury downs in this comprehensive, yet practical, guide for today's spinners. With her natural voice for story telling that is both engaging and informative, she discusses the history of each of these downs, how they are used today, characteristics unique to each, an... View more info

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The Practical Spinner's Guide - Wool

By: Kate Larson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Interweave Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003646

ISBN: 1632500280

Condition: New


For centuries, fiber artists have been using wool at their spinning wheels to create beautiful yarns. Despite this fiber's long history of use, spinners still have many unanswered questions about it. How does one choose a fleece when at a fiber festival? What's the best way to wash and prep wool fibers for spinning? When should one send fibers to a mill vs. processing it by hand? What's available to the spinner purchasing prepared fibers? For the answers to these questio... View more info

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Tapestry Weaving

By: Kirsten Glasbrook

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003502

ISBN: 1782212043

Condition: New


Kirsten Glasbrook demonstrates the ancient art of tapestry weaving using wool yarn, fine linen and cotton on simple rectangular frames with notches, or purpose-built looms for larger tapestries. She shows step by step how to weave gorgeous tapestries, from choosing colours and winding warps through to creating images and finishing off with tassels and beads. Readers will learn how to create horizontal and diagonal lines, curves, motifs, shading, outlines, borders and mor... View more info

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Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Rigid-Heddle Loom

By: Liz Gipson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Interweave Press: 2015

Seller ID: 001930

ISBN: 1620336804

Condition: New


Create beautiful cloth with just a simple loom. This easy and accessible guide to weaving uses the simple rigid-heddle loom to create fabrics that are a perfect blend of fun and functionality. The rigid-heddle loom is small, portable, and affordable, making it the perfect starting point for anyone wanting to learn how to weave. 17 quick and easy weaving projects show how to make fabrics that are soft and drapey, sturdy and practical, or just plain fun and funky. Projects... View more info

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Simple Woven Garments: 20+ Projects to Weave & Wear

By: Sara Goldenberg White and Jane Patrick

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Interweave Press: 2015

Seller ID: 002017

ISBN: 1620336170

Condition: New


Fun and wearable weaving patterns! Simple Woven Garments is both a pattern book and an idea book for creating simple woven shapes and turning them into everyday, highly wearable fashions. Readers will enjoy classic woven styles and nods to today's style trends in a collection of 20 woven garments (and 4 variations) for the "what's next" weaver. This guide will help weavers create fabric that works for the intended garment, is easy to weave, and is above all beautiful. Au... View more info

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Weaving Large on a Little Loom

By: Syne Mitchell

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003645

ISBN: 1603429727

Condition: New


Rigid-heddle weaving is a simple technique to learn and master but offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover. Covering all the basics from how to select a loom to initial setup and starting techniques. Weaving Large on a Little Loom also introduces a wide variety of techniques. Beginners will be excited by the range of projects they can do, while more experienced weavers will be surprised and delighted by the author's exploration of tapestry, warp-face patterning, w... View more info