Have you ever wanted to Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings? It is something I’ve always wanted to try. This book includes the techniques and tutorials I need to learn, to get me started!
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Title: Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings
Designer: Amelia McDonell-Parry
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., July 1, 2018
Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings
Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings is a great beginner resource. Step-by-step instructions are included to make 6 easy projects (for first time weavers) and detailed information with images is included to keep you on track.
Along with a glossary of essential weaving terms, you receive 15-pages of weaving techniques with images to help you understand how to make the woven wall hanging projects included.
6 Easy Projects for First-Time Weavers
- Rainbow Color Block Weave
- Shaggy Weave
- Squares, Stairs & Zigzags
- Triangle Weave
- Chevron Weave
- Sunset & Mountain Weaving
More images are available here.
Essential Weaving Terms
These essential weaving terms are explained in detail.
- Half-Pass / Pass
- Shed Stick
The following weaving techniques are explained and illustrated with images, from page 10 to 25.
- Warping Your Loom (low density vs. high density)
- Tabby Weave
- Bubbling and Pinching
- Basic Soumak Weave (change the ratio)
- High Density Soumak Weave
- Rya Knots
- Cutting Rya Strands
- The Tuck Under Method
- The Loop Under Method
- Single Warp Rya Knots
- Rya Loops
- Weaving with Roving (double your weft)
- Joining Shapes
- Dovetail Join
- Weft Interlock
- Slit Tapestry
- Weaving Triangles
- Using Stencils
- Making Waves
- Finishing Your Weaving
- Weaving in the Weft Tails
- Finishing the Warp
- Hanging your Weaving
Supplies Needed for these Projects
- Frame Loom (at least 12 inches X 17 inches)
- Weaving Needle
- 100% Cotton Crochet Thread
- Shuttle (optional)
- Shed Stick (optional)
- Tapestry Beater (optional)
My Favorite Projects
My favorite projects are Sunset & Mountain Weaving and the Triangle Weave.
Which one is your favorite?
This looks like it could be a very relaxing and rewarding craft to learn how to do. It also looks like it could be a great way to use up some of my existing yarn stash! Now I just need to decide what type of loom to pick up to try to make my own Woven Wall Hanging. Do you have a loom? Which loom do you have?
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