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Mirrix President Claudia Chase highly recommends this book for beginner tapestry weavers.This colorful, exciting book offers a rich source of stimulating and innovative ideas that will appeal to all abilities. Kirsten Glasbrook uses her evocative designs to illustrate the techniques with step-by-step guidance on how to create horizontal and diagonal lines, curves, motifs, shading, outlines, borders and more. Here you will discover all you need to know about tapestry weaving from choosing colors and winding warps to creating images and finishing off with tassels and beads.
This book is a beginning course for the person interested in learning how to do woven tapestry. It will give you the foundation you need to understand tapestry weaving and be able to express yourself in this wonderful medium.
This book includes information on the equipment and materials you'll need for weaving and instructions on doing the basic techniques that you need to know to complete your own tapestry. There is also information on finishing and mounting your tapestry for exhibition. Even if you have been weaving for awhile, Kathe has covered information on all aspects of tapestry weaving that will be a help to you. There are 108 pages of written information, diagrams, and photographs with a spiral binding so that you can lay the book flat beside your loom as a reference while you're weaving.