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Card Weaving

CARD WEAVING by Candace Crockett
The author presents a complete discussion of card weaving, including its history, the materials needed, the techniques followed, pattern drafting and designing, finishing, and special approaches. Over 250 diagrams and photographs, many in color. Card weaving can be done on an inkle loom with the use of the cards. Set of 50 heavy cardboard weaving cards (approximately 3-1/2" square) are available as an option with the book, and are shown in the larger image.
Card Weaving, 24.95; or, buy Card Weaving, complete with a set of weaving cards, $36.95




weavers idea book

WEAVERS IDEA BOOK for Rigid Heddle Looms by Jane Patrick
The Weaver's Idea Book presents a wide variety of patterns for the simple rigid-heddle loom, accompanied by harness drafts for multishaft looms. With traditional patterns from around the world, bands, and fabrics woven on two double heddles, The Weaver's Idea Book brings together a variety of ways to create exquisite cloth. Weaving tips and tricks help weavers at all levels achieve their textile dreams. Project ideas guide the reader through creating functional woven projects, from wearables to home decor. Celebrating the immense potential for creativity possible with the simplest of tools, The Weaver's Idea Book opens new avenues for exploration on both the rigid-heddle and multishaft looms. $29.95


weaving on a rigid heddle loom dvd

WEAVING ON A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM DVD by Jane Patrick
The rigid heddle loom is remarkably versatile and easy to use. It¹s great for beginners, but equally great for seasoned weavers who can explore its endless potential while never getting bored. If you¹re accustomed to thinking of the rigid heddle loom as a ³placemat² loom, be prepared. In this 2-disc set, you¹ll see how to use it for all kinds of fabrics‹from sturdy little rugs to sheer shawls, from simple plain weaves to complex finger manipulations to doubleweave and beyond. Learn how to warp your loom in a matter of minutes, master simple finger manipulations and pick-up sticks, use two heddles for fine fabrics and even double cloth, and more.vYou¹ll find simple explanations of dozens of techniques as you are guided through a sampler project.
Weaving on a rigid heddle loom dvd, $34.95

tapestry weaving

TAPESTRY WEAVING by Kirsten Glasbrook
The definitive tapestry weaving instructional book - the clear how-to instructions give you confidence to interpret the techniques into your own preferred designs. Basic methods are demonstrated through large, color photographs. All the tapestries in this book were woven on simple, rectangular frames. From abstracts to geometrics to circles, to simple landscapes and more detailed imagery. This book is a wealth of knowledge on the subject of tapestry weaving. Softcover. $21.95.

book of looms

A BOOK OF LOOMS; HISTORY OF THE HANDLOOM by Eric Broudy
This book presents a comprehensive history of handlooms and gives clear descriptions of how they work. Chapters are organized according to the chronological evolution of weaving equipment, from early horizontal ground looms and warp-weighted looms to backstrap and other primitive looms to the Chinese drawloom, the European drawloom, the Jacquard loom, and finally, to modern looms for handweavers, such as jack and countermarch looms. $27.95




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