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The Weaving Explorer

Ingenious Techniques, Accessible Tools & Creative Projects for Working with Yarn, Paper, Wire & More

By Deborah Jarchow, Gwen W. Steege

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Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
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Number Of Pages
320
Publication Date
November 26, 2019
ISBN
9781635860290

The Weaving Explorer

Ingenious Techniques, Accessible Tools & Creative Projects for Working with Yarn, Paper, Wire & More

By Deborah Jarchow, Gwen W. Steege

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Weaving is a highly accessible craft — over, under is the basic technique — but the stumbling block for many would-be weavers has been the high cost of a commercial loom. The Weaving Explorer removes that barrier, inviting crafters and artists to try out an amazing range of techniques and creative projects that are achievable with a simple homemade loom, or no loom at all! Weavers Deborah Jarchow and Gwen W. Steege take inspiration from the world of folk weaving traditions, adding a contemporary spin by introducing an unexpected range of materials and home dec projects. From sturdy rag fabric grocery bags to freeform wire baskets, delicately woven thread bracelets to colorful woven rugs, crafters will delight in exploring the opportunities to make their own personal variations on these beautiful — and functional — creations.

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Review quotes

The Weaving Explorer is the best new book on simple loom weaving. The material is approachable to the novice weaver, but also appealing to the more seasoned. Projects have a fresh look and include instruction that is helpful and clear.” — Jane Patrick, author of The Weaver’s Idea Book and creative director of Schacht Spindle Company

“An exciting look at the art of weaving that is perfect for beginners and fascinating enough to take experienced weavers on their next journey.” — Barry Klein, yarn and knitwear designer
 

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Product details

Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
Categories
Number Of Pages
320
Publication Date
November 26, 2019
ISBN
9781635860290

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