Deborah Chandler: Learning to Weave

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Well All in all this is a good book or an advanced beginner A person who has never weaved before may have a problem in understanding the process without reading the chapters a gazillion times For the very beginning weaver this is probably not the best book Most illistrations aren t the best There are better books out there However or the classroom probably a airly good starting book if you have someone to instruct as you go along This book has little A Virgin For The Taking (Clemenger Sisters for simple looms which is the way I am starting out I will probably try to resell this one and purchase another This is a great bookor both beginners and those of us who don t weave all the time After being away What She Saw / Operation Reunion from my loomor a while I always get this book out to review My original copy had a spring binding which works best This newer one doesn t wish it did I would give it 4 stars because of binding but it is so clear with info so I decided to overlook that and give 5 stars I bought this thinking it was really a beginners guide as I had just bought a hand loom It s actually a book about The Moretti Marriage four shaft weaving looms Nice book and I m sure it s usefulor somebody but it s not at all clear The Dark Duke from the description what it is I have returned my copy I am a total beginner andound this book very helpful I had ordered this book and then on a whim had gone to the library and checked the same book out I had actually A Measure Of Love (Kincaid Trilogy forgotten which book I had ordered As I was reading the bookrom the library I was thinking that this was one book that I wished I could keep or uture reference I was pleasantly surprised when the paper back version arrived The Soul Of A Thief from the next day This book saved me a lot of time and money I had YouTube pages marked searchedor books and websites to help me understand 4 harness weaving warping everything to develop a clear understanding of every part of weaving on my loom so that I could solve any opportunities Claiming His Desert Princess (Hot Arabian Nights for learning that might arise I was not able toind everything in one place until this bookShe takes you very clearly through the parts of the loom using a warping board warping Secret Baby, Surprise Parents front to back back toront different tie ups tabby twill overshot summer winter etc She does much of this in the Mystify (Mystyx, form of lessonsThis book has built my knowledge and my. Esriendly straightforward advice and is accompanied by illustrations and photographs Budding weavers need only to approach this subject with a sense of adventure and willingness to learn such basics as step by step warping basic weaving techniues project plan.

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I will need to grow into this bookI only have table looom and skills with single heddle But this book seams easy to read and understand Nice explanation of complex topics and great series of references to pattern or loor looms I can t wait to be good enoug I purchased this book Wild Streak for about seven years at the recommendation of a goodriend Well I P.I. Daddys Personal Mission (The Coltons of Montana, finally took the plunge and got my loom I was able to warp dress my loom and weave myirst project with her excellent instruction She goes through all the terms really a new language the parts of the loom another new language clearly and precisely Easy reading along with assignments I bought this book when I got my 8 shaft loom as a complete novice It was antastic and gave very clear instructions with alternative ways of doing things I particularly liked the way she anticipated problems so you could avoid making them She also gives boxes at the side so that once you have done things a ew times if you need a reminder you don t have to read the whole lot again but can just go to the boxes as an aid memoire Once you have the basics she goes on to describe complex methods My only slight criticism is that some of the black and white phots are not very clear but this didn t cause me any difficulties in understanding what I had to do A very easy to read methodical book ideal Rafaellos Mistress for beginner weavers Clear and in depth instructions with pictures on how to warp loomsrom back to The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, front or vice versa Includes everything you need to knowrom starting out and buying euipment or making it to types of yarn and includes a Rascal few projects A staple bookor those wanting to learn the weave This book is directed towards those who want to learn how to use a 4 harness table loom or a Another Day of Life floor loom The author writes very clear instructions in a lessonormat This can be difficult What Would You Like? for some people to understand The book has a large amount of easy to understand illustrations as well as good black and white photos I like theact that the book covers many advanced skills like how to weave different types of twills lace using multiple wefts etc The drafting and pattern sections are really good Good weaving reuires that a weaver understand pattern reading and this book covers this aspect really. Originally published in 1984 under the name Learning to Weave with Debbie Redding than 150000 copies have sold to weavers who have used this unparalleled study guide to learn rom scratch or to hone their skills Written with a mentoring voice each lesson includ.

Confidence This is a must have or anyone using a loor loom I purchased a paperback version of the Learning to Weave by Debbie Redding and Deborah Chandler This is an economical way to buy this classic reference The spine is a spiral so it is easy to keep the book opened to any page you wantThe book is extremely detailed rom position of the hands when you dress the dress to numerous illustrations on various topics I am attaching a photo of the page addressing the topic of warping the yarn The amount of Friend Foe fine details and explanations is better than in any other book I read I had high expectations based on everything I heard about this book and it totally lived up to my expectationsThis book helped solve some beginner problems I had earlier It made it easier andaster to dress the loom And my weaving edges are looking better with The Longevity Diet floating selvedges a techniue I learned in this book The chapter on troubleshooting and various options toix mistakes is very helpful This book also has a large section on various weaving patternsI currently thinking about upgrading my Grassroots Innovation first loom to a bigger one I was pleased toind a chapter about buying the right loom or you It has several useful considerations that I will keep in mindI am sure I will be coming back to this book again and again I join the chorus saying that this book extremely helpful if you are just learning to weave It will curb your learning curveAli Julia Review I did some very basic loom weaving as a child over ifty years ago and have just succumbed to temptation and bought a small Architecture and Utopia four shaft loom This book provides a really helpful guide to everything new weavers and the experienced need to know In addition to step by step guides as to how to warprom back to Perfect Cities front androm Prometheus Wired front to back there are suggested threading seuences to enable different sizes of yarn to be threaded through a reed and advice on euipment and yarn choiceFor the experienced there are sections on twills lace weaves honeycomb overshot double weave and getting to grips with reading drafts and block patternsDeborah Chandler s book is a mine of very useful information presented in a very clear and concise way I shall be returning to it on a regular basis Great beginners weaving book. Ning reading and designing drafts the basics of all the most common weave structures and many handy hints Beginners willind this guidebook an invaluable teacher while seasoned weavers will ind ood or thought in the chapters on weave structures and drafting.

In 1984 under the name Debbie Redding Deborah wrote Learning to Weave a beginning weaving text that has been in print for than 30 years now In 1989 she went to Honduras with the Peace Corps then spent four years in Houston being inducted into Fair Trade Since 1999 she has been a resident of Guatemala a country with one of the richest textile traditions in the world She was the Guatemalan Director of Mayan Hands org for nine years a fair trade organization that has worked with hundreds of Mayan women weavers for than 25 years During that time she and Ray Senuk of the Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Textiles co authored Guatemalan Woven Wealth Preserving a Rich Textile Tradition a volunteer effort by a team of book people in support of Friendship Bridge a micro credit ngo that works in Guatemala Retiring from Mayan Hands opened up the time to work with Teresa Cordón researching and writing Traditional Weavers of Guatemala Their Stories Their Lives a wonderful and rewarding project Teresa Cordón born in Zacapa in the eastern part of Guatemala has worked with Mayan artisans for much of her adult life providing them with both work and educational opportunities Since 1990 her day job has been working with Kiche men who create traditional palm leaf hats that are eventually sold through SunBody Hats in Houston Teresa has always been an exceptional writer but this is her first foray into writing a book Its about time