Learning to Weave

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Interweave Press, Apr 1, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 232 pages
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Originally published in 1995, more than 40,000 weavers have used this unparalleled study guide to learn from scratch or to hone their skills. Written with a mentoring voice, each lesson includes friendly, straightforward advice and is accompanied by illustrations and photographs. Crafters need only to approach this subject with a willingness to learn such basics as three methods for step-by-step warping, basic weaving techniques, project planning, reading and designing drafts, the basics of all the most common weave structures, and many more handy hints. Beginners will find this guidebook an invaluable teacher, while more seasoned weavers will find food for thought in the chapters on weave structures and drafting.

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User Review  - fiberguildreno - LibraryThing

An all round great book for beginning weavers. It has information on planning and winding warps, learning to read weaving drafts and how to get a warp on the loom. In this revised edition both front ... Read full review

Learning To Weave

User Review  - Book Verdict

This is one of the best single book introductions to weaving available. The first section is for the true beginner, the second for those who already know the basics, and the third for those who have ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Besides teaching extensively through weaving guilds and schools, Deborah Chandler has been a weaving shop owner, a contributing editor to Handwoven magazine, a peace corps volunteer in Honduras and an employee of Pueblo to People - a non-profit organization that imports and sells handcrafted goods from Central and South America.Deborah is a founding member of We4ave a Real Peace (WARP) an organization dedicated to building bridges between weavers in First and Third world countries.

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