On the Loom

Titre : On the Loom
Auteur : Maryanne Moodie
Éditeur : Abrams
ISBN-13 : 9781613122976
Libération : 2016-09-20

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In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with valuable information on basic stitches, tools needed, and even how to make your own looms. Split by loom type—circular, rectangular, and even found objects—24 lush, bohemian, and uniquely modern projects for the home and to wear draw deeply on the nostalgic quality of vintage textiles. In addition to the how-to, this is the ultimate resource for finding your own creativity and style through this medium, from learning which materials to use for different effects to discovering how to use color to create vintage-inspired projects with a modern twist.

Modern Weaving

Titre : Modern Weaving
Auteur : Laura Strutt
Éditeur : Ryland Peters & Small
ISBN-13 : 9781782495161
Libération : 2016-10-11

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Weaving is back! Create beautiful wall hangings and accessories on a loom, with clear charts and step-by-step instructions. Laura Strutt has designed 25 contemporary weavings in a range of stylish colourways, from bright neons to pastels, Navajo-inspired earth tones, monochrome and neutrals, as well as suggesting alternate colours so you can match your makes to your home and your accessories to your mood. With a comprehensive techniques section that covers everything from how to make your own loom, warping (preparing) a loom, basics such as tabby weave, bubbling, Egyptian knots, Soumak weave, basket weave and many more, you will develop the skills you need to make a wide range of exciting projects, such as a stunning gold and cream wall hanging with extra-long Rya knots, a pastel-coloured hanging with ribbons and strips of lace to create a tactile texture, or a pretty phone cover with Aztec-inspired triangles – the only difficult part is choosing what to make first!

Macrame Pattern Book

Titre : Macrame Pattern Book
Auteur : Marchen Art Studio
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 9781250034014
Libération : 2013-06-11

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"Learn how to make over seventy macramâe knots and small repeat patterns, then use them to create a wide range of projects. Each knot is shown in a close-up photograph with clear step-by-step diagrams showing how they are tied. Starting with the basics, the knots progress on to more complicated and complex designs, but as all are clearly diagramed it is very easy to follow along. This invaluable guidebook opens with a discussion of the different types of threads or cords available, shows a range of clasps and other findings, plus covers the types of beads to use. It also includes lots of tips and useful information like how to set up your work board, and other helpful lessons like how to keep track of the cord ends for less confusion. The thirty-three projects range from simple jewelry pieces like the classic friendship bracelet and watch straps to more complex ones like a variety of bags and baskets. Translated from the Japanese, Macramâe pattern book is an outstanding resource for both new and more experienced "knotters.""--

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Titre : Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom
Auteur : Syne Mitchell
Éditeur : Storey Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781603428514
Libération : 2015-11-14

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Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, is easy to master, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover! Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics — how to select a loom, set it up, and get started — to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results. Begin by exploring a variety of weave structures, including finger-manipulated laces, tapestry, and color play with stripes, plaids, and multicolor yarns. Then move on to more complex designs and irresistible projects, from pillows and curtains to bags, shawls, and even jewelry. Explore warp-face patterning, weft-pile weaving, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, shadow weave, and the textural effects you can create with different yarns and with wire and conductive thread. Everything you need to know is here, with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure success.

Layer Paint and Stitch

Titre : Layer Paint and Stitch
Auteur : Wendy Dolan
Éditeur : Search Press(UK)
ISBN-13 : 1782210741
Libération : 2015-07-15

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This beautiful book guides the reader through Wendy’s inventive style of work: from piecing and layering fabrics and creating textures to painting and embellishing with hand and machine stitching. This book contains a wealth of inspiration for any textile artist, showing how to create gorgeous, textured pieces of art and then, in the final chapter, offering inspiration for how to transform these pieces into three-dimensional items such as cushion covers, notebooks, 3-d vessels, and even a wedding dress, which Wendy made for her daughter. The book contains six beautiful step-by-step projects, broken down into three chapters: Architecture, Landscapes and Flowers, and at the end of each section there is an inspiring gallery of Wendy’s other work.

1 2 3 Quilt

Titre : 1 2 3 Quilt
Auteur : Ellen Luckett Baker
Éditeur : Chronicle Books
ISBN-13 : 9781452129440
Libération : 2013-09-10

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In this follow-up to 1, 2, 3 Sew, expert seamstress and craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker shares her fun building-block approach to quilting. Organized by quilting shapes—squares, triangles, hexagons, circles, flowers, stars, and diamonds—this easy-to-follow guide provides a simple way to master the elements of quilt design. Twenty-four projects progress in difficulty, allowing readers to develop technical skills as they work through the book. From the minimal Argyle Apron to the stylish Hexagon Handbag and more intricate Star Quilt, these modern, bright designs will appeal to beginning and intermediate quilters alike.

Washi Tape

Titre : Washi Tape
Auteur : Courtney Cerruti
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 9781592539147
Libération : 2014-04-01

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Offers over one hundred ideas for creating handicrafts and decorations using washi tape, including gift wrap, ornaments, wall dâecor, and lampshades, and also provides simple designs for customizing glasses, shoes, and jewelry.

The Hand Stitched Flower Garden

Titre : The Hand Stitched Flower Garden
Auteur : Yuki Sugashima
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1782213015
Libération : 2015-09-01

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Learn how to create beautiful and understated decorative stitching motifs. The designs feature surface and dimensional stitches and bead embroidery; with motifs inspired by nature ranging from roses, sunflowers, asters, and daisies to little bumblebees, ladybugs, and dragonflies.

Punchneedle Embroidery

Titre : Punchneedle Embroidery
Auteur : Barbara Kemp
Éditeur : Lark Books (NC)
ISBN-13 : 160059557X
Libération : 2010-02-01

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Punchneedle embroidery is back! It still features the same quick and simple technique as before, but now with increasingly appealing designs that result in charming works of miniature art. This beautiful volume explains all the basic techniques, so even beginners will soon be able to create the 40 exquisite folk-style projects. In addition to frameable pieces and wearable accents that showcase timeless motifs from flowers and crows to primitive stars, this gorgeous collection, now available in paperback, offers an inspiring gallery of the authors’ works.

The Weaver s Inkle Pattern Directory

Titre : The Weaver s Inkle Pattern Directory
Auteur : Anne Dixon
Éditeur : Interweave
ISBN-13 : 9781596686472
Libération : 2012-08-21

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"Over 400 patterns for inkle weaving"--