Handwoven 2015 Collection Download
Enjoy all five issues of Handwoven exactly as they were printed in 2015. The full-color electronic versions of these magazines include easy-to-navigate tables of contents, easy-to-print out projects, informative articles, Tom Knisely’s "Notes from the Fell" columns, and all the tips and techniques that Handwoven is known for. This collection includes issues devoted to weaving with colorful cottons, two-shuttle weaves, and textiles with texture, as well as projects for weavers of all levels for towels, table linens, scarves, shawls, and much more!
Learn more what's in each issue:
- January/February 2015: Cones of cotton form the core of many a weaver’s yarn palette. From household textiles to comfortable garments, it really is the fiber of our lives. In this issue, we’ll celebrate the beauty and utility of this ancient fiber, its history and future, with new projects for your cotton palette, and also a few unexpected ways to use cotton in our weaving.
- March/April 2015: In this issue, we’ll look at distinctive weave structures, patterning techniques, and projects from the Occident and the Orient. This issue explores the diversity of world weaving traditions and what ties us together as weavers.
- May/June 2015: The “hand” of a fabric is part of what draws us to weave. This issue looks at the many ways we can create texture in cloth with our choice of materials, weave structure, shrinkage, and finishing. This issue also features fun projects for summer weaving and ideas for teaching weaving to kids of all ages.
- September/October 2015: The 2015 annual reader challenge is all about the handwoven heirlooms we love to weave and use every day: from floor to ceiling, bedroom to kitchen and bath, from décor to everyday fabrics. We’ll share bright ideas for rugs and runners, towels and throws, coverlets, aprons, and more.
- November/December 2015: Double your weaving fun with this issue devoted to two-shuttle weaves. From overshot to shadow weave and even deflected doubleweave, weaving with two shuttles opens up a world of new design possibilities. Learn tips and tricks for keeping track of your shuttles as you weave and how to keep your selvedges neat and clean as you switch shuttles.