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Purchased This Work In Sept 2010 And Plan To Work this work in Sept 2010 and plan to work way through it Very well presented material this takes a proud place on the shelf along with prior works on Rigid Heddle looms adding depth with photo examples and exploration in patterns hemming techniues and finishing techniues It isn t often that a library book is in my possession for minutes when I m running off to the book store to acuire a copy of my own This book holds the record I don t think I had even made it out of the library before I new I needed to have this for The Matriarchs (The Family keeps What makes Patrick s Weaver s Idea Book so very awesomeReason the first Rigid Heddle Looms can produce much than just plain weave Inew this but I did not now how much variation existed before adding a second heddle Reason the second Clear photographs and technical drawingsReason the third Instructions for how many of the ideas may be applied to Inkles or shaft loomsReason the fourth 5 chapters 240 pages 10 projectsReason the fifth I
bought the book and I don t even own a rigid heddle loom ye. New the book and I don t even own a rigid heddle loom ye. New experienced weavers alike are always on the lookout for new weave structure patterns The Weaver's Idea Book presents a wide variety of patterns for the simple rigid heddle loom accompanied by harness drafts for multishaft looms The techniues include leno Brooks bouuet soumak and embroidery on fabric Each chapter contains weaving patterns along with swatches illustrating the techniues accompanied by step by step photographyThe book is arr.
Jane Patrick á 6 ReadMation All wonderfully pictured and all explained on a level a beginner like me can grasp Great bookThis is a really good book for all weavers of all levels Very well explained and has pictures showing how to do each step I would recommend this book to anyone who weaves and is learning to weave AmazingLet me start by
SAYING I AM NOT A WEAVER WELL NOT YETI am not a weaver well not yet Least I Borrowed This I borrowed this as a Prime Reading book in anticipation of being able to weave someday I was blown away by the incredible amount of nowledge that is packed into this little book You can be sure when I actually get to than a beginner s level weaver I will purchase this book An excellent book for learning to weave on a rigid heddle loom Highly recomended A book with all sorts of weaving patterns and variations I find the pictures a little small and some of the patterns given don t have enough contrast to clearly see the fabric structure Many patterns also have the draft charts given for a harness loom but they just appear without being explained at least not that I recall For the novice this is only causes confusio. Projects from wearables to home decorWeaving especially on rigid heddle looms is enjoying a resurgence and contemporary weavers are in need of a book to bridge the divide between basic books and complex text designed for advanced weavers with sophisticated tools 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 loo. T If you are looking for ideas inspiration and lots of education I greatly recommend Patrick s awesome idea book Wonderful resource for weaving on a Rigid Heddle loom This book provides a joyous exploration of a range of techniues possible on a rigid heddle loom The finger controlled weaves section really shone as did the pickup section I ll be going back to make those samplers once I have a few plain weave warps under my beltDespite
that I didn t love this book However I suspect that my annoyances with this book would not be shared byI didn t love this book However I suspect that my annoyances with this book would not be shared by other people I have two MAIN COMPLAINTS I FOUN I AM complaints I foun I am beginning weaver and while I am enjoying the book there are some things I m finding challenging For example the photos of hemstitching are done with the same coloured yarn as the woven fabric and it s very hard to see the result of the stitch Some other examples are done with contrasting yarn but I wish that was done for all closeupsThis book is exactly what the title says an idea book and a wonderful one I m looking for another book for learning weaving skills This book has SO much infor. Anged by structure or type of weave from variations on plain weave to doubleweave 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 exuisite cloth Weaving tips and tricks help weavers at all levels achieve their textile dreams In addition to pattern drafts Jane offers project ideas that guide the reader through creating functional woven.