Little Loom Weaving: Quick and Clever Projects for Creating Adorable Stuff

Little Loom Weaving: Quick and Clever Projects for Creating Adorable Stuff

by Andreia Gomes


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Master weaving on the little loom with creative new patterns and projects that combine classic techniques and 150 step-by-step photos for a trendy take on hand-woven clothing and crafts

Whether you’ve been weaving for years or just starting out, Little Loom Weaving has everything you need to create trendy and timeless woven pieces on a small, portable loom.

This helpful guide, packed with step-by-step instructions and stunning color photos, is full of inspiring and fun projects—some easy and fast enough to finish in a few hours!

Learn New Techniques
• Tabby Weave
• Looping
• Hemstitch
• Open Slit
• Rya Knot
• Soumak

Discover Exciting Projects
• Wall Hangings
• Bracelets
• Pillows
• Keychains
• Recycled Materials
• Planters

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612436630
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,168,394
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Andreia Gomes is a self-taught weaver, creative thinker, compulsive maker and interior stylist. Her work has been featured in CYL Collective, Makers Movement, Future Positive, Koel Magazine, A Montra/The Window and more. She began sharing her passion for weaving in 2014, when she created her own brand of handwoven wall art, LOOP Weaving Co. Her work reflects her love of color, texture and natural fibers, and creating unique wall art with both geometric and organic designs. Her art lives now in homes and stores around the world. She is also passionate about teaching in her workshops. She lives in Lisbon, Portugal.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Chapter 1 Weaving Loom and Tools 7

Weaving Loom 8

Essential Weaving Tools 9

Weaving Terms 12

Chapter 2 Choosing Yarns 13

Yarn Fibers 15

Yarn Weight 17

Color Theory: How to Choose Coordinating Colors of Yarns 18

Choosing a Warp Yarn 19

Chapter 3 Weaving Techniques 20

Warp the Loom 21

Tabby Weave 23

Methods for Minimizing Draw-In 25

Rya Knot 26

Design Geometric Shapes 29

Create Blocks Using Straight Slit 30

Create Triangles Using Diagonal Slit 31

Soumak 32

Loops 35

Finish Your Woven Piece 36

Chapter 4 Projects 40

Make Your Own Loom 41

My First Woven Wall Hanging 45

Woven Necklace 51

Branch Weaving 55

Desert Vibes Wall Hanging 59

Everyday Coaster 65

Summer Bracelet 68

Fluffy Wall Hanging 73

Tiny Framed Weaving 79

Woven Keychain 83

Boho Pillow 85

Minimalist Wall Hanging 93

Driftwood Board 99

Circular Wall Hanging 103

Hanging Planter 109

Acknowledgments 111

About the Author 111

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