Time to Weave

Time to Weave

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Highly textured objects such as plaited paper baskets, woven lanterns, small hearth rugs, and cork tables are featured in this beginner's guide to nonloom weaving. The easy instructions teach ancient techniques such as braiding, stringing, and knotting - and call for everyday materials such as copper tape, plastic sheeting, paper yarn, and granite tiles - to produce stunning contemporary designs for the home. A short essay about natural materials and the creative process introduces each project, and lovely photographs showcase the final results: sleek window hangings, stick-and-string coasters, pillows covered in canvas tape, and woven paper cards. A list of resources, an assortment of weaving tips, and suggestions for further reading are included.Turka#39;s head coastera€”5%aquot; (14 cm) in diameter; ocean braid triveta€”4 x 7aquot; (10 x 18 cm). HINTS: + Working on the table is a ... If the mat is floppy tighten it up by increasing the rope size or making the braid smaller. + These mats take a surprisinganbsp;...

Title:Time to Weave
Author:Jane Patrick
Publisher:Betterway Books - 2013-03-15


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