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The Big Book of Weaving: Handweaving in the Swedish Tradition: Techniques, Patterns, Designs and Materials

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The fascinating subject of handweaving is fully explored in this reference, which covers basic subjects such as warping a loom and making bobbins of weft, as well as more elaborate, highly decorative projects. Patterns are arranged by varying levels of difficulty and design so beginners and experienced weavers alike will discover new insights and concepts. Among the 40 ste ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Trafalgar Square Books
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Rachel
Sep 01, 2008 Rachel rated it really liked it
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I just skimmed through parts of this book, since I don't have the equipment to actually weave this way. It was quite informative--made me want to get a loom! I think it's a book I would head for were I ever able to get the right type of loom.
Megan Berryman
Apr 03, 2012 Megan Berryman rated it really liked it
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Very informative, but all about floor looms, and I'm planning on getting a riggid heddle, but I did learn a bunch about how to mix colors well, and I'm sure some of it can be reproduced with a pick up stick.
Jill
Nov 19, 2015 Jill rated it really liked it
This is more a book for people with Swedish type looms. However, there is information for all weavers and beautiful projects.
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I like this book, but it's ALL about floor looms.
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It has tons of wonderful information, but is beyond my current skill/need.
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