Tom Knisely: Handwoven Table Linens: 27 Fabulous Projects From a Master Weaver

OK book not fantastic Some info is in the prelude some is on the pattern page Definitely not for beginners who don t understand calculating ength of warp for how many place mats etc I think it s better to give that information in a Falling For Him little box or graph with each and every project What has an author got toose with this step since it s not being hand printed and promotes better understanding for all weavers at every stage of their progressThe photos are very nice as well as the personal stories of using table Undercover at City Hospital linensBut the details areacking for my beginner friends I purchased multiples of this book to give as gifts to my weaving friends and am so glad I did This is a very straightforward collection of useful The Story of Our Lives linen designs with great pictures and instructions but not so comprehensive to be overwhelming to someone who is relatively new to weaving Speaking as someone in that position this was uite refreshing Light and thin enough to pack in a day satchel this book can go anywhere with you and provide inspiration for your own designs and doesn t take up much room in a weaving caddy either Very pleased some really good ideas The projects in the book are not explained There are not enough details to make these trouble free unless you are above intermediate skills Theack information Chosen by the Lieutenant (Regency Brides of Convenience looksike it was just copied and pasted from Pinterest There are several help sites for the book non of them hosted by this author I returned my book I purchased this book when it first came out I was initially pleased and made place mats by using one of the patterns They came out well and I had no problems I recently completed a warp to make Serendipity one of the attractive patterns featured in the book I reviewed the directions for threading but counting up the number of ends I would need and comparing the count with the pattern in the book I had a different count I recounted several times and Master weaver Tom Knisely presents patterns and ideas to spruce up your table with new weavesTom Knisely author of bestseller Rag Rug Weaving and Handwoven Baby Blankets has now turned his attention to one of the most popular categories of weaving table Даниэль Штайн, переводчик linens Placemats runners tablecloths and napkins play a central role in creating theook of a dining room or kitchen table and this book gives you the tools.

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Eaver you are probably going to have a hard time There s no explanationdirections as you get in Handwoven If you ve done a few warps you probably won t have any difficulty but just know it s just the draft with the colorsize of yarns used in each design It almost pains me to write this If you still aren t sure do check through the Look Inside National Geographic Guide to Birding Hot Spots of the United States link It shows you exactly what is in there and if you go to the Rosepath Twill Placemats youl see exactly how each project is Ellis Kackley the Best Damn Doctor in the West layed out I could be wrong I don t think thisink was available when I pre ordered the book You can t win them all and Tom I still Here So Far Away love you Lots of techniues are shown in this book There are 27 projects with drafts yarns and directions for 4 and 8 shaftooms From rosepath to uigley there are Applied Linguistics in the Real World lots of my favorite weave structures in this book You may want to weave the projects as given or use them for inspiration for your own colors and yarns A dozen of the fabrics are pictured on the cover Most of the projects are woven with cotton yarns Cotton is durable and will wash well So tableinens is used here as a category of household textiles not Downtime literally All of these are designed to be used and enjoyed not saved for best I admit to aspiring to own and weave on a 4 shaft or 8 shaftoom but I currently have a pin An Allegheny Homecoming loom an inkleoom and a 25 wide rigid heddle Most Eligible Sheriff (Sweetheart, Nevada loom Because I very muchike Tom Kniseley s teaching style I purchased Handwoven Table Linens It is a very informative and approachable weaving volume Tom Kniseley s books and videos make one feel as if she can accomplish weaving any of the projects I ament that I do not have a multi shaft oom Perhaps one day I The Fixers love the narrative in this book but if you were pulled in by the teachingine there isn t actually much explanation as to how different weave structures work just threading charts There are interesting history tidbits to go with each different pattern. D make each piece your ownThe 27 patterns include simple weaves worked on 2 and 4 harness Cuckoo looms as well as complex weaves reuiring harnesses Because Tom is at heart a teacher he also chose each project with the thought that it should add to your weaving repertoire in some way The techniues youearn as you work on the projects in this book are things that you can adapt and use down the road in future weaving.

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Ven tried several ways of adding things up but my end count remained the same I assume that I misunderstood the sparse directions which were not clear It would have taken The Last Surrender little effort to include clear instructions I will not waste the warp I will use for another project but it Definitely advanced I successfully wove Hot off the Grill placemats and they are beautiful but I am struggling with uigley The directions are scant on detail I just cannot understand the weft weave especially which color thread is used when I cannot find definitions for the terms he uses It was difficult to determine whether it was written for sinking or rising shedooms because the book does not outright say it The drafts are intermixed with numbers and Xs Finally on page 53 he says Remember the pattern shows where we American Government leave the shafts down I guess I should not have started out with this book as a fairly new weaver Love the pictures and ideas Even a novice could follow the detailed instructions It is very beautifully done I didn t think I d be excited to weave towels but I have a whole new respect for how color can make something simple into something awesome Can t wait to try some of these I alwayseave Tom Knisely books with my head buzzing with ideas and colour combinations This is no exception From mug rugs through placemats and napkins to table runners and tablecloth Well worth having in your weaving Reunion library Listen Iove Tom Knisely He s a rock star in our weaving world I have all of his videos and books thus far I don t know if it was the anticipation of waiting for this one or what but I was disappointed Several of the designs have been done and done again You see several of them on the various weaving groups The one that stands out most in my mind is the M and W napkins do a search on Pinterest and there s dozens and dozens of towels and napkins of the very same thing If you are a beginner Needed to realize your vision for these special itemsTom has found inspiration from things as varied as china patterns a classic Spode Christmas tree and traditional weaving patterns such as Shadow Weave Wheel of Fortune and Star of Bethlehem For each pattern he outlines the materials you need how to set up your oom and the pattern to weave Add your own dash of inspiration if you choose different colors an.