The Magic of Doubleweave: The Best of Weaver's

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Loom-controlled doubleweave is explored in depth in this handbook of out-of-print articles from textile innovators Weaver's and Prairie Wool Companion. Detailed instructions and gorgeous photographs illustrate how to design and weave 30 different projects including placemats, coverlets, jackets, bags, wall hangings, and throws using four- to sixteen-shaft looms. Instructions on the various ways to produce multiple layers with a loom—block-double weaves, stitched double cloths, and double-layered color effects—are...

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Overview

Loom-controlled doubleweave is explored in depth in this handbook of out-of-print articles from textile innovators Weaver's and Prairie Wool Companion. Detailed instructions and gorgeous photographs illustrate how to design and weave 30 different projects including placemats, coverlets, jackets, bags, wall hangings, and throws using four- to sixteen-shaft looms. Instructions on the various ways to produce multiple layers with a loom—block-double weaves, stitched double cloths, and double-layered color effects—are provided alongside basic and intermediate-level drafting illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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"A convenient collection of doubleweave articles at one's fingertips. The book has something for everyone. It is a beautiful book with wonderful color photographs and detailed instructions. This book is a valuable asset to the weaver's library."  —Handwoven
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933064048
  • Publisher: Xrx Books
  • Publication date: 7/1/2006
  • Series: Best of Weaver's series Series
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 1,016,382
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Madelyn van der Hoogt has been the editor of Weaver's since 1986. She is also the editor of Handwoven, coeditor of Prairie Wool Companion, and author of the titles in the Best of Weaver's series. She lives in Coupeville, Washington. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter's Magazine and XRX Books. His photography is featured in publications for both companies. He lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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