Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings

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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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Cover Image for Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings Leisure Arts Review by Rhondda Oombawka Design Crochet

Title: Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings
Designer:
Amelia McDonell-Parry
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., July 1, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-4647-77049-4

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
  • Selvage
  • Shed
  • Shed Stick
  • Stitch
  • Warp
  • Weft

Weaving Techniques

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
  • Dowels
  • 100% Cotton Crochet Thread
  • Yarn
  • 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?

Would you like to win an eBook copy of Learn to Make Woven Wall Hangings?

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13 Comments

  1. This looks like a very interesting book. Wall hangings have always intrigued me. Hopefully one day I’ll make one when I have retired.

  2. Would love to try some of the wall hangings in the book. always looking for something new to try

  3. So many beautiful wall hangings, which one to Crochet first is setting on my mind.

  4. Weaving would be a new craft to me. I ha e made a crochet wall hanging, but these are so much more unique.

  5. Very informative! Thank you for going into specifics of what this book has to offer, I love wall hangings, so it’s nice to read a thorough review before purchasing, def going to purchase this in the near future now!

  6. If you haven’t already done this review, would love this one…AMIGURUMI AN ADORABLE COLLECTION – 40 HEROES, ANIMALS & MONSTERS TO CROCHET

  7. Books to be reviewed on Leisure Arts I would like are: Scrappy Afghans, Crochet Wall Hangings and Simply Scarfie.

  8. This is an amazing pattern! Your designers are o creative! thank you for sharing!!

  9. T-Shirt Yarn Home Decor looks like a nice book, and it would make a great review!

  10. Modern Bohemian Crochet is an ebook that I would be interested in as to what it is all about.

  11. I like this ebook just not sure I am able to handle it or not. I know I would like to try it as they look neat.

  12. What a great book and giveaway. I was just thinking yesterday that I’d like to learn to weave some wall hangings when I move to my new apartment.