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The Art of the Loom: Weaving, Spinning and Dyeing Across the World
by Ann Hecht
Supported by 170 illustrations, Hecht's text focuses on eight areas of special interest: Navaho weaving; bedouin textiles in the Middle EAst; West African narrowstrip weaving; Indonesian textiles; "kasuri" resist dyeing in Japan; inlay weaving in Nepal; brocaded motifs from Guatemala; and Peruvian tapestry weaving. She describes the fibers used, the methods of spinning and dyeing, the types of loom, and the techniques of weaving with examples of the textiles from each area.
The Magic of Hand Weaving: The Basics and Beyond
by Sigrid Piroch
Sigrid Piroch is an experienced weaver who leads readers on a journey through the world of cloth. She will guide you through the beginning stages of weaving, from planning and designing, to the final stages, when the beautiful piece of cloth is ready to take off the loom. You will also learn about weavers around the world who weave cloth out of necessity, tradition, and art. This is a resource for all those with an interest in the amazing process.
Woven Treasures: One-of-a-Kind Bags with Folk Weaving Techniques
by Sara Lamb
From creative conception to completion, aspiring fiber artists are given accessible yet in-depth instructions on hand-manipulating weaving techniques, such as soumak, twining, cut pile, cardweaving, inkle weaving, and plain weave. Containing six easy-to-follow weaving tutorials and projects for eight exquisite hand-woven bags, this manual encourages personal, creative distinctions and promotes understanding and appreciation of the color and textural components of traditional folk weaving style.