Handwoven, November/December 2012 Digital Edition
Celebrate the possibilities of adornment with this issue. Learn ways to dress up your weaving with beads, lace, shining threads, bright patterns, and even lights!
The issue features twinkling snowflake twill and e-textile stars to bring magic to your table. Add an elegant accent to any bed or couch with Gisela von Weisz's fluffy Cream Cake Cushions with inlaid lace and warm your home with Karla Stille's bright Peekaboo Rep Rug.
There are also projects for adorning yourself including an elegant huck lace vest woven with shimmering silks; a beaded Atwater-Bronson lace blouse; a bright shawl with tablet-woven inset; a kumihimo-and-bead embellished purse inspired by a vacation in Crested Butte, Colorado; and a fur-trimmed and thoroughly modern muff.
You'll also find projects to adorn your gifts, from gift cards to the electronic gadgets on your friend's and family's wish lists. Also in this issue is an article by Anita Luvera Mayer on the only three embroidery stitches you'll ever need, and one by Robyn Spady on ideas for enhancing your weaving with inlay.
Whether you're looking for a new technique to add to your repertoire of textile embellishments, or you want a wintery feeling project to adorn your home, the November/December 2012 Handwoven has what you're looking for.