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Handwoven, September/October 1997 Digital Edition

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Admire rugs woven in honor of Mrs. Irene Brown. Try your hand at your own version of the Denim Rug. Weave cotton rag rugs in a variety of themes, including Summer Berries rug, Autumn Leaves Rug, Double Binding Rug with Blocks. Learn about Nantucket hit-and-miss rag rugs and make your own version. You can also weave wool rag rugs like Nedra Granquist’s Wool Rag Rug and Margaret Shaw’s Shaker Twisted-Weft Rug. Learn about twentieth-century rug looms for handweavers, as adapted from the Rag Rug Handbook by Janet Meany and Paula Pfaff. Make a convertible scarf-vest. Learn an easy way to decorate your handwoven clothing by making your own cords and piping. Discover the designer clothing of Teresa Kennard. Learn the fell-woven cross-stitch and apply it to some handmade holiday greeting cards. Weave for all of your holiday presents by making the Holiday Table Runner and Peppermint Tufts Throw. Discover the American Textile History Museum. Experiment with honeycomb in your weaving. Get twelve tips for efficient warping.

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