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Woven Textiles: A Designer's Guide

A step-by-step guide to the weaving process
Weaving is an age-old craft, but it has boundless potential. The beauty and joy of weaving a finished piece of cloth can be enhanced by creating your own designs and using the latest ideas and techniques. This new book explains to the novice how to start weaving textiles, but also develops techniques for the more experienced so they can learn to appreciate color, patterns, and structures, and thereby design their own richly-textured cloth. As well as practical information on how to get started, this book provides information on yarns and fibers, and how they can be combined, step-by-step instructions on learning to weave, and a guide to weave structures and patterns, all set alongside examples of finished pieces by leading weave designers. Packed with inspiring ideas and exciting examples, this guide will be of great interest to weavers, craftsmen, dyers, felt makers, and interior designers.

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