Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving” as Want to Read:
Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  197 ratings  ·  6 reviews
With instructions for how to make wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Both beginners and experienced weavers will value its thriftiness and versatility.
Paperback, 120 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Interweave Press (first published October 1987)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 4.20  · 
Rating details
 ·  197 ratings  ·  6 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
Ann-Marie
Sep 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reference, weaving, craft
Excellent instruction and idea book for both the experienced weaver and those who are new the art. Rigid needle looms are a great way to see if weaving is for you, to make small items, try out different techniques or to take your obsession with you when you travel.
Betty Linn Davenport's writing style is easy to read, and the book contains great illustrations and a good amount of photographs.
This is the book I would include if I were giving my daughter a gift of a rigid needle loom.
Sharon Field
Apr 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016-challenge
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Kerstin
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: weaving
Good basic instruction on rigid heddle weaving. Like all books of this sort, you will never find explanations for every situation, but it covers everything when getting started. It also serves as a good reference. The examples given for samplers and projects are fine. However, I am not a fan of garments made from hand-weaving. They tend to be boxy and shapeless. A better solution is to make a nice wrap or scarf to show off your weaving. There is also a method given to weave a sample before start ...more
Debbie
Sep 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Lots of good information and I think I will be referencing to it often as I learn the different weaves.
Stephanie Arnold
Jul 03, 2019 rated it liked it
Straightforward instructions. Very dated projects!
Jane
Mar 07, 2014 marked it as to-read
Shelves: crafts
Reference if/when I pick up weaving as ANOTHER hobby.
Marianne
rated it it was amazing
Sep 05, 2016
Cathy
rated it liked it
Jan 30, 2015
Laurie Langley
rated it it was amazing
Jul 17, 2015
Anne Murphy
rated it really liked it
May 22, 2014
Pam Baer
rated it it was amazing
May 03, 2016
Ginny
rated it it was amazing
Dec 20, 2013
VickiWithNoE
rated it it was amazing
Feb 03, 2015
Denise Santilli-Ossello
rated it it was amazing
Dec 21, 2015
Jennifer
rated it it was amazing
Dec 11, 2014
Anita S. Musumeci
rated it really liked it
Nov 03, 2015
Diane
rated it it was amazing
Aug 17, 2018
Pamella Jett
rated it really liked it
May 13, 2020
Cameron
rated it it was amazing
Jun 28, 2014
Diane W
rated it it was amazing
Mar 28, 2018
Tammy
rated it liked it
Sep 23, 2016
Cynthia
rated it it was amazing
Jan 14, 2019
Christine
rated it it was amazing
Apr 14, 2020
Jessica
rated it really liked it
Dec 30, 2014
Angela
rated it really liked it
Jun 21, 2016
Madmurdock
rated it it was amazing
Sep 12, 2013
Clarice
rated it it was amazing
Jan 09, 2020
Elliott Terman
rated it liked it
Jul 10, 2020
Sandy
rated it it was amazing
May 21, 2018
Barbc
rated it it was amazing
Sep 07, 2010
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • The Weaver's Idea Book: Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle Loom
  • Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom: Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond
  • Learning to Weave, Revised Edition
  • Weaving on a Little Loom
  • Stitches from the Yuletide: Hand Embroidery to Celebrate the Season
  • Joyful Stitching: Transform Fabric with Improvisational Embroidery
  • Stitches from the Harvest: Hand Embroidery Inspired by Autumn
  • Textile Collage: Using Collage Techniques in Textile Art
  • Mandala Wonders Color Art for Everyone
  • All Points Patchwork: English Paper Piecing beyond the Hexagon for Quilts & Small Projects
  • Diary in Stitches: 65 Charming Motifs - 6 Fabric & Thread Projects to Bring You Joy
  • The Royal School of Needlework: Appliqué: Techniques, Projects and Pure Inspiration
  • Stitches from the Garden: Hand Embroidery Inspired by Nature
  • The Spinner's Book of Fleece: A Breed-by-Breed Guide to Choosing and Spinning the Perfect Fiber for Every Purpose
  • The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change
  • Missing May
  • Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen: 125 Recipes for Fresh and Fabulous Middle Eastern Home Cooking
  • Container Gardening Complete: Creative Ideas and Essential Knowledge for Small-Space Growing
See similar books…

News & Interviews

While books about anti-racism are trending on Goodreads and dominating the bestseller lists right now, some of our favorite Black authors are a...
172 likes · 31 comments