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DIY Woven Art

Inspiration and Instruction for Handmade Wall Hangings, Rugs, Pillows and More!

by Rachel Denbow

<p>An alt twist on traditional wall hangings!</p> <p>Get crafty with <em>DIY Woven Art</em>! These 14 fabulous fiber art projects--from colorful pillows and rugs to dramatic wall hangings--will add a pop to any room in your house. No loom? No ...

ISBN: 9781632504333

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Dress and Society: Contributions from Archaeology

by Martin, T. F.

While traditional studies of dress and jewellery have tended to focus purely on reconstruction or descriptions of style, chronology and typology, the social context of costume is now a major research area in archaeology. This refocusing is ...

ISBN: 9781785703188

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Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress: An Interdisciplinary Anthology

by Harlow, Mary

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. Issues ...

ISBN: 9781782977186

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Handwoven Table Linens

27 Fabulous Projects From a Master Weaver

by Tom Knisely

<p>Master weaver Tom Knisely presents patterns and ideas to spruce up your table with new weaves</p> <p>Tom Knisely, author of bestseller <em>Rag Rug Weaving</em> and <em>Handwoven Baby Blankets</em>, has now turned his attention to one of the ...

ISBN: 9780811765428

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How To Restore A Hand Woven Cane Chair Seat

by Kim Ravenscroft

<p>How to replace a broken cane seat in a chair. A comprehensive fully illustrated diy guide for beginners clearly explaining every part of the six way weaving process. Written by a professional restorer, tried and tested for many years in paper

ISBN: 9781301954254

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Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond

by Syne Mitchell

<p>Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, is easy to master, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover! <em>Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom</em> covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics —

ISBN: 9781603428514

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Kumihimo; The Japanese Art of Braiding, 3rd Edition

by Monique Littlejohn

<p>The art of braiding has been practiced for thousands of years. Back in Egyptian times, the ancients discovered that by braiding papyrus and other reeds, the end product was much stronger and more stable than by using the reeds in their ...

ISBN: 9781386318521

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Little Loom Weaving

Quick and Clever Projects for Creating Adorable Stuff

by Andreia Gomes

<p><strong>Creative new patterns and projects combine with classic techniques and 150 step-by-step photos for a trendy take on hand-woven clothing and crafts</strong></p> <p>Whether you’ve been weaving for years or just starting out, <em>Little

ISBN: 9781612437002

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On the Loom

A Modern Weaver's Guide

by Maryanne Moodie

<p>In <em>On the Loom</em>, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with ...

ISBN: 9781613122976

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Overshot Simply

Understanding the Weave Structure 38 Projects to Practice Your Skills

by Susan Kesler-Simpson

<p>Overshot is perhaps the most iconic weaving technique--think antique coverlets and fancy table runners--yet many weavers are intimidated by its complex-looking structure. But it doesn't have to be difficult! In this book, Susan Kesler-Simpson

ISBN: 9780811767996

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Peg Looms and Weaving Sticks

Complete How-to Guide and 25+ Projects

by Noreen Crone-Findlay

<p>Easy to learn, portable, and lots of fun--that's weaving on peg looms and weaving sticks! This book introduces you to the craft and answers all of your questions.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780811764810

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Pin Loom Weaving

40 Projects for Tiny Hand Looms

by Margaret Stump

<p>Tiny palm-sized pin looms are making a comeback. Here is the perfect book to get started with this intriguing weaving technique.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780811758796

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Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress

by Nosch, Marie-Louise

Textile and dress production, from raw materials to finished items, has had a significant impact on society from its earliest history. The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research field of textile ...

ISBN: 9781782977223

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Silk: Trade & Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity

by Hildebrandt, Berit

<SPAN STYLE= "" >&quot;Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinents along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. ...

ISBN: 9781785702822

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Textile Guide to the Highlands of Chiapas

Guía Textil de los Altos de Chiapas

by Walter Morris Jr., Alfredo Martínez & Janet Schwartz

<p>A richly illustrated, bilingual book, this guide visits 20 villages in the Chiapas Highlands to showcase their stunning handwoven cloth while also providing an insider’s look into their history, folklore, festivals, traditions, and daily ...

ISBN: 9780983886099

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The Mad Weave Book

An Ancient Form of Triaxial Basket Weaving

by Shereen LaPlantz

<p>Most basket weaves are created on two axes but the triaxial method — also known as mad weaving — is formed on three axes for a strong and distinctive fabric that lends itself well to color patterns. Mad weaving has been practiced around the ...

ISBN: 9780486812090

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Traditional Weavers of Guatemala

Their Stories, Their Lives

by Deborah Chandler, Joe Coca & Teresa Cordón

<p>Against the backdrop of Guatemala, this book presents portraits of artisans working in the ancient traditions of the Maya paired with insights into the creation of the textiles and the events that have affected their work. Weaving, spinning, ...

ISBN: 9781732352865

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Treasures from the Sea: Purple Dye and Sea Silk

by Landenius Enegren, Hedvig

Purple dye is extracted from the glands of the molluscs Hexaplex trunculus, Bolinus Brandaris and Stramonita Haemastoma which, through a chemical reaction of photosynthesis, produces hues ranging from dark red to bluish purple colour. The ...

ISBN: 9781785704383

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Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands

Dreaming Patterns, Weaving Memories

by Nilda Alvarez

<p>A richly illustrated look at Andean weaving, which embodies the living history and culture of the Peruvian highlands, this guide extensively catalogs many of the intricate patterns found in traditional Peruvian textiles. Exploring the ...

ISBN: 9780996447522

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Weaving Iridescence

Color Play for the Handweaver

by Bobbie Irwin

<p>Iridescent fabric shimmers and glows, changing colors depending on how the light hits it. Different colors appear in the folds and pleats, adding surprising layers of color to fabric. To the uninformed it appears magical and difficult, but ...

ISBN: 9780811765800

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