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Handwoven, May/June 1997 Digital Edition

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Combine weaving with rags and embellishment techniques for unique creations. We have a Hand-Painted Kimono Jacket, a Rustic Runner, a Rag Jacket, Bowties, and Chenille Scarves. One of those uses poppana weaving, which is a type of rag weaving in Finland. Sharon Alderman provides ideas for weaving souvenirs. Make thumbnail tapestries with Carol K. Russell. Read an excerpt from Navajo Weaving Way. Admire Elizabeth Jensen's portable loom and make your own version. Learn how to make slentre braids and decorate a Baby Bib and Booties or Braid-Embellished Pillows. Learn the Maltese cross, a weaver's stitch.

Weave away the summer with a Crib Sheet and Pillowcase, Washcloths and Bath Mitts, Wandering Vine Bed Skirt, Endless Kitchen Towel, and a special gallery piece called the Double Ring Anniversary Runner. The flying carpet takes you to Vietman and introduces you to some of the weavers there. Make adorable Hallelujah Dolls to cheer the people in your life.

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!

This issue was scanned from an original print issue.

Author/Designer: Handwoven Editors