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Handwoven 1988-1989 Collection Download

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Enjoy all ten issues of Handwoven magazine exactly as they were originally printed in 1988 and 1989.

Here’s a look at the weaving tips, tricks, stories, and more you will find in these issues:

Jan/Feb 1988 – Double your fun with doubleweave! Weave exquisitely patterned double-faced cloth on just four shafts using the doubleweave pick-up technique. Also in this issue, learn how to create uniquely patterned warps with the easy to learn ikat dyeing technique.

March/April 1988 – Take on tapestry with confidence with this issue of Handwoven. Whether you’re taking on your first tapestry project, or an experienced tapestry weaver wanting some new ideas, this issue has it all. Projects include a log cabin table cloth, a tapestry belt, and small-scale tapestries woven on a pin board.

May/June 1988 – Fill your home and wardrobe with lace with projects for table linens, scarves, tops, and more. Also in this issue, learn everything you need to know about working with rayon chenille from warping to weaving and finishing.

Sept/Oct 1988 – Explore warp rep with articles, projects, and weaving tips dedicated to this versatile and colorful weave structure. Projects include a Swedish-inspired rep rug, wovenboxes, and a Peruvian blouse.

Nov/Dec 1988 – Color your world, or at least your weaving, with articles on warp painting, mixing colors in your weaving, and using value to help pick your palette. The projects in this issue explore colors in weaving and include a rainbow throw, an undulating twill shawl, and an Ms and Os rag runner.

Jan/Feb 1989 – Learn how to design ecclesiastical textiles from the experts or weave up one of the faith-themed projects such as a liturgical stole and a Jewish prayer shawl. Also in this issue are tips for weaving doublewidth including an article on how to “fold” a weaving draft.

March/April 1989 – Learn everything you need to know to get started weaving with linen, from dyeing the fiber to handling and weaving with it. In this issue you’ll find projects for beginners and more advanced linen-weavers alike, including a section devoted to reproductions of historical linen cloths.

May/June 1989 – Introduce the little ones in your life to weaving with the stories, tips, projects, and ideas for simple looms in this issue of Handwoven devoted to weaving with children. Learn how to print patterns on fabric using house hold items—including vegetables. Also in this issue, summer weaving projects for your home and wardrobe.

Sept/Oct 1989 – Weave durable and attractive fabrics using weft-faced weaves and learn creative ways to use handwoven bands to finish garments. Also featured is a section on weaving with handspun yarns. Projects include a tweed skirt and a hand-dyed rug.

Nov/Dec 1989 – Expand your weaving repertoire with collapse weave, seersucker, and doublefaced overshot. Learn how to tame tricky yarns using simple-to-make sizings. Projects in this issue include a seersucker bag, doublefaced overshot table settings, and bead leno bags.

As with all our Handwoven Collections, you get weaving inspiration at your fingertips. You can get this Collection as either a CD or Download. Just look at the advantages:

  • Browse each issue quickly with a time-saving electronic index.
  • Search keywords such as master weavers, weaving techniques, products or equipment.
  • These Collections take up less space than print issues and won’t wear or tear.
  • Save money when you get a whole collection of Handwoven than if you got the print issues individually.

*These issues were scanned from the original print issues

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Author/Designer: Handwoven Editors