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There is a lot to learn about weaving! In this beautiful book by Pattie Graver, former Managing Editor of Handwoven magazine, you'll be explore a variety of weave structures and concepts in depth and detail including twill, color-and-weave, overshot, summer and winter, lace, and doubleweave.
Twenty chapters present the range of current research into the study of textiles and dress in classical antiquity, stressing the need for cross and inter-disciplinarity study in order to gain the fullest picture of surviving material.
By Anne Field
Internationally acclaimed masterweaver Anne Field always found that people learn best when they can start making things right away. So this book takes a project-based approach, where beginners learn techniques through actually doing a weaving project. Each project is described in detail, with photographs showing every step in the process,...
Covering all the essential techniques, from preparing the loom, basic weaving on a frame and starting and finishing off, to advanced methods and design suggestions such as adding texture and found objects, Practical Weaving is the perfect guide for all beginner weavers working on a frame loom.