Hands On Rigid Heddle Weaving

Hands On Rigid Heddle Weaving

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This easy-to-use guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom.

Rigid heddle teacher and enthusiast Betty Davenport welcomes you to the exciting world of rigid-heddle weaving.

This book starts with the basics: how rigid heddle looms work and how to choose the right loom for your needs.

Then a series of projects gives you hands-on experience in how to set up the loom, weave beautiful cloth, and create handsome finishes.

You’ll make attractive household fabrics, accessories, and garments while progressing from the basics of plain weave through spaced warp, tapestry, inlay and hand-manipulated lace techniques.

In addition to rigid-heddle skills, Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving provides a solid introduction to color and design, applicable to any weaving project.

Instructions are included to make wonderful projects and plain-weave variations.

This book appeals to beginning and experienced weavers who value its thriftiness and versatility.

Betty Linn Davenport