This is the book recommended by Clara Peggoty for budding weavers.
Weaver's Idea Book presents a wide variety of patterns for the simple rigid-heddle loom, accompanied by harness drafts for multishaft looms.
The techniques include leno, Brooks bouquet, soumak, and embroidery on fabric.
Each chapter contains weaving patterns along with swatches illustrating the techniques, accompanied by step-by-step photography.
The Weaver's Idea Book brings together a variety of ways to create exquisite 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 projects, from wearables to home decor.
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 looms.