Tapestry Weaving for Beginners and Beyond

$23.00 USD

Learn to weave your own stories and make personalised woven wall art with this guide to tapestry weaving.

Learn all the basic techniques for tapestry weaving (including a quick and easy way to make your own loom using an old photo frame!) how to choose the right yarn, working with a template and how to start off a weave. Kristin then explores all the tapestry weaving techniques you will need to make your own stunning wall hangings. All of these techniques are accompanied by step-by-step photography so the instructions are super clear and suitable for absolute beginners. Learn how to do rya loops, weft facing weaving, soumak, pile weaving, diamond twill, over-weaving, bobbles, and an inverted rya fringe.

There are projects for abstract patterns, gradient weaving, blending compatible yarns, pet and people portraits with special techniques for recreating the texture of fur and hair, how to play with transparency in a weaving and creating texture using different yarns. Other techniques covered include cartooning (how to make a cartoon template from photographs); creating templates from your own sketches, how to create a marble effect and advice about colour theory and weaving.