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Long Thread Media

Handwoven, January/February 2000 Digital Edition

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Go back to the basics of reading drafts, this time in historical texts. Weave linen fingertip towels. Learn a new way to weave an old coverlet pattern. Weave a scarf inspired by the evening sky over the Mekong. Learn what weaving was like in the year 1000. There's also a map of the weaving world in A.D. 1000. Margaret Windeknecht tries adapting an old Navajo technique called wedge weave. Check out scarves and decorative bands inspired by Peru. Learn about lampas, an ancient Persian and Chinese form of doubleweave. Weave a shawl that could have come from Minus 100 B.C. There's also a shirt that could be from the Americas circa Y1K. Learn how to find contemporary inspiration in historical pieces. Deedee Woodbury weaves a blanket with her son and talks about the waulking hosted by Norman Kennedy to finish the blanket. Finally, take a look at the Bayeux Tapestry, an epic embroider dating back to the eleventh century.

In every issue, you will be amazed at the amount of information packed into these pages:

  • Be inspired by weavers from all over the world. In each issue, you'll meet weavers with unique stories to tell and special projects to share.
  • Explore weaving techniques new and old. Get an up-close look at all of the projects.
  • Test your weaving skills with projects that use doubleweave, twill, shadow weave, lace weaves, and many more.
  • And so much more!

Author/Designer: Handwoven Editors