Book as a Prime Reading book in anticipation f being able to weave someday I was blown away by the incredible amount Merzbook: The Pleasuredome of Noise of knowledge that is packed into this little book You can be sure when I actually get to than a beginner s level weaver I will purchase this book This book provides a joyous explorationf a range f techniues possible n a rigid heddle loom The finger controlled weaves section really shone as did the pickup section I ll be going back to make those samplers Pig once I have a few plain weave warps under my beltDespite that I didn t love this book However I suspect that my annoyances with this book would not be shared by mostther people I have two main complaints I found some Scipio Rising (Scipio Africanus of the samples ugly which may be shallow but it didn t inspire me I really don t like that uantityf yellow green I think I might have had a much different reaction to the book if I had found the samples compelling The book felt like I was following alongside the author as she explored new techniues rather than being written by somebody who had deep expertise in these techniues and was sharing that Given the author s background I assume that this was a stylistic choice rather than the truthNB I read the kindle version because it was nly 5 n The formatting was terrible as expected but I didn t dock stars for that because the book. Anged by structure Rim of the Pit (Rogan Kincaid, or typef weave from variations They Also Serve on plain weave to doubleweave With traditional patterns from around the world bands and fabrics wovenn two double heddles The Weaver's Idea Book brings together a variety Conversations From The Neighborhood Ice Cream Shop: 8 Keys To Rediscovering Lost Dreams And Finding Your Life's Calling of ways to create exuisite cloth Weaving tips and tricks help weavers at all levels achieve their textile dreams In addition to pattern drafts Janeffers project ideas that guide the reader through creating functional woven.
Great bookThis is a really good book for all weavers No Time for Sergeants of all levels Very well explained and has pictures showing how to do each step I would recommend this book to anyone who weaves and is learning to weave This book has SO much information All wonderfully pictured and all explainedn a level a beginner like me can grasp I am a beginning weaver and while I am enjoying the book there are some things I m finding challenging For example the photos f hemstitching are done with the same coloured yarn as the woven fabric and it s very hard to see the result f the stitch Some ther examples are done with contrasting yarn but I wish that was done for all closeupsThis book is exactly what the title says an idea book and a wonderful ne I m looking for another book for learning weaving skills A book with all sorts f weaving patterns and variations I find the pictures a little small and some f the patterns given don t have enough contrast to clearly see the fabric structure Many patterns also have the draft charts given for a harness loom but they just appear without being explained at least not that I recall For the novice this is Large Catechism of Martin Luther only causes confusion An excellent book for learning to weaven a rigid heddle loom Highly recomended AmazingLet me start by saying I am not a weaver well not yet at least I borrowed this. New and experienced weavers alike are always Junior Jolt on the lookout for new weave structure patterns The Weaver's Idea Book presents a wide varietyf patterns for the simple rigid heddle loom accompanied by harness drafts for multishaft looms The techniues include leno Brooks bouuet soumak and embroidery n fabric Each chapter contains weaving patterns along with swatches illustrating the techniues accompanied by step by step photographyThe book is arr.
Really wasn t meant to be read digitally and I knew it before purchasing Wonderful resource for weaving n a Rigid Heddle loom It isn t ften that a library book is in my possession for minutes when I m running ff to the book store to acuire a copy f my wn This book holds the record I don t think I had even made it ut f the library before I knew I needed to have this for keeps What makes Patrick s Weaver s Idea Book so very awesomeReason the first Rigid Heddle Looms can produce much than just plain weave I knew this but I did not know how much variation existed before adding a second heddle Reason the second Clear photographs and technical drawingsReason the third Instructions for how many tireless: of the ideas may be applied to Inklesr shaft loomsReason the fourth 5 chapters 240 pages 10 projectsReason the fifth I bought the book and I don t even Teach Them Spanish!, Grade 1 own a rigid heddle loom yet If you are looking for ideas inspiration and lotsf education I greatly recommend Patrick s awesome idea book Our local Rigid Heddle Frame Loom study group have all purchased this work in Sept 2010 and plan to work Toque de Veludo our way through it Very well presented material this takes a proud placen the shelf along with prior works n Rigid Heddle looms adding depth with photo examples and exploration in patterns hemming techniues and finishing techniues. Projects from wearables to home decorWeaving especially n rigid heddle looms is enjoying a resurgence and contemporary weavers are in need Kaleidoscope of a book to bridge the divide between basic books and complex text designed for advanced weavers with sophisticated tools Celebrating the immense potential for creativity possible with the simplestf tools The Weaver's Idea Book The Four Racketeers opens new avenues for explorationn both the rigid heddle and multishaft loo.