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Modern Weaving

Learn to weave with 25 bright and brilliant loom weaving projects

Written by Laura Strutt

Published: 11/10/2016

Modern Weaving

  • Paperback
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  • 9781782493624
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  • Oct 2016
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  • 128 pages

About the author

Laura Strutt is a former editor of "Craft Business" magazine, and launched "Sew" magazine, which she edited until 2012. She is interested in all kinds of crafts, and shares her expertise and her latest finds on her website, www.madepeachy.com. She recently wrote "Arm and Finger Knitting" for CICO Books, and is also the author of "The Sewing Manual", and "The DIY Wedding Manual" (Haynes). Laura is based in Colchester, Essex, UK.

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 colorways, from bright neons to pastels, Navajo-inspired earth tones, monochrome, and neutrals, as well as suggesting alternate colors 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-colored 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!