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Really wasn t meant to be read digitally and I knew it before purchasing Wonderful resource for weaving on a Rigid Heddle before purchasing Wonderful resource for weaving on a Rigid Heddle It isn t often that a library book is in my possession for minutes when I m running off to the book store to acuire a copy of my own This book holds the record I don t think I had even made it out of the library before I knew I needed to have this for keeps What makes Patrick s Weaver s Idea Book so very awesomeReason the first Rigid Heddle Looms can produce much than just plain weave I knew this but I did not know how much variation existed before adding a second heddle Reason the second Clear photographs and technical drawingsReason the third Instructions for how many of the ideas may be applied to Inkles or shaft loomsReason the fourth 5 chapters 240 pages 10 projectsReason the fifth I bought the book and I don t even own a rigid heddle loom et If ou are looking for ideas inspiration and lots of education I greatly recommend Patrick s awesome idea book Our local Rigid Heddle Frame Loom study group have all purchased this work in Sept 2010 and plan to work our way through it Very well presented material this takes a proud place on the shelf along with prior works on Rigid Heddle looms adding depth with photo examples and exploration in patterns hemming techniues and finishing techniues. Projects from wearables to home decorWeaving especially on rigid heddle looms is enjoying a resurgence and contemporary weavers are in need of a book to bridge the divide between basic books and complex text designed for advanced weavers with sophisticated tools Celebrating the immense potential for creativity possible with the simplest of tools The Weaver's Idea Book opens new avenues for exploration on both the rigid heddle and multishaft loo.Book as a Prime Reading book in anticipation of being able to weave someday I was blown away by the incredible amount of knowledge that is packed into this little book You can be sure when I actually get to than a beginner s level weaver I will purchase this book This book provides a joyous exploration of a range of techniues possible on a rigid heddle loom The finger controlled weaves section really shone as did the pickup section I ll be going back to make those samplers once I have a few plain weave warps under my beltDespite
that I didn t love this book However I suspect thatI didn t love this book However I suspect that annoyances with this book would not be shared by most other people I have two main complaints I found some of the samples ugly which may be shallow but it didn t inspire me I really don t like that uantity of ellow green I think I might have had a much different reaction to the book if I had found the samples compelling The book felt like I was following alongside the author as she explored new techniues rather than being written by somebody who had deep expertise in these techniues and was sharing that Given the author s background I assume that this was a stylistic choice rather than the Given the author s background I assume that this was a stylistic choice rather than the I read the kindle version because it was only 5 on The formatting was terrible as expected but I didn t dock stars for that because the book. Anged by structure or type of weave from variations on plain weave to doubleweave With traditional patterns from around the world bands and fabrics woven on two double heddles The Weaver's Idea Book brings together a variety of ways to create exuisite cloth Weaving tips and tricks help weavers at all levels achieve their textile dreams In addition to pattern drafts Jane offers project ideas that guide the reader through creating functional woven.