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Christmas Craft books

Christmas Craft Books

Mini Christmas Knits (Twenty to Make)

‘Twas the Knits Before Christmas

Knit Christmas Stockings!: 19 Patterns for Stockings and Ornaments

Mini Christmas Crochet (Twenty to Make)

Christmas Angels and Other Tatting Patterns

Little Christmas Decorations to Knit & Crochet

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Handmade Adjustable Floor Rag Rug Twining Loom 48" x 27.5"

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Vintage Little Loomhouse 4 Harness Weaving Loom & 4 Treadle Table Stand BIN

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Book Store – Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics

How to Sew Handwovens Books

Handwoven Tailormade: A Tandem Guide to Fabric Designing, Weaving, Sewing and Tailoring

Weaving You Can Wear

Fashions from the Loom

Sew Something Special: Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics

Hand Woven Designs Jackets & Blouses # 104,

Woven to Wear: 17 Thoughtful Designs with Simple Shapes

Handwoven, Tailormade Tandem Guide to Fabric Designing, Weaving, Sewing, and Tailoring

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Gota 24 inch wide fold-able hand weaving loom imported from Sweden Free Shipping

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Handmade Adjustable Floor Rag Rug Twining Loom 48" x 27.5"

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Book Shop – Handspinning

Recommended Hand Spinning Books
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A Fine Fleece: Knitting with Handspun Yarns

Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning

All New Homespun Handknit: 25 Small Projects to Knit with Handspun Yarn

Homespun, Handknit

101 Designer One-Skein Wonders: A world of possibilities inspired by just one skein

Handspun Treasures from Rare Wools

Handspun Revolution

ANTIQUE UNIQUE WORKING SPINNING WHEEL SIGNED

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Ashford Traveller Spinning Wheel

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Ashford Kiwi-3 Spinning Wheel - Folding Treadle / Natural Finish - FREE Shipping

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Bandweaving books

Card Weaving
With nothing more than colored yarn and simple cardboard squares, crafters can produce exquisitely patterned woven bands.
UK: Card Weaving

Ecclesiastical Pomp & Aristocratic Circumstance: A Thousand Years of Brocaded Tabletwoven Bands
300 pages dealing with the history of tabletwoven bands.

Tablet Weaving

A Tablet Weaver’s Pattern Book
200 hundred card weaving patterns to explore and weave.

Weaving Bands: Woven bands / Table Bands / Plaited Bands / Insertion Bands

The Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory: 400 Warp-Faced Weaves
An overview of inkle weaving’s history and traditions.
*Instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques.
*An astonishing 400 woven patterns—some making their first debut.
*Illustrated samples and charts.
*Drafts provided throughout the entire guide.

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Book Store: Coast Salish books

Salish Weaving

Salish Weaving: Primitive and Modern, As Practised by the Salish Indians of South West British Columbia
An early history of weaving, preparation of materials, native dyes and dyeing, the loom, the warp, the weaves and Salish designs.

Working with Wool: A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater
Cowichan sweaters, with their distinctive bands of design and untreated, handspun wool, have been a British Columbia icon since the early years of the twentieth century, but few people know the full story behind the garment.

Contemporary Coast Salish Art
By carving, weaving, and painting their stories into ceremonial and utilitarian objects, Coast Salish artists render tangible the words and ideas that have been the architecture of this remarkable Pacific Northwest Coast culture.

Coast Salish: Coast Salish governments, Coast Salish peoples, Cowichan knitting, Salish weaving, Squamish Nation, Douglas Treaties
Coast Salish refers to a cultural or ethnographic designation of a subgroup of the First Nations in British Columbia, Canada and Native American cultures in Washington, and Oregon in the United States who speak one of the Coast Salish languages.
UK: Coast Salish

Contemporary Coast Salish Art
By carving, weaving, and painting their stories into ceremonial and utilitarian objects, Coast Salish artists render tangible the words and ideas that have been the architecture of this remarkable Pacific Northwest Coast culture steeped in the ritual and beauty of storytelling and mythology.
UK: Contemporary Coast Salish Art

S’abadeb, The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists
Sculpture in wood, stone, and bone – including monumental house posts – as well as expertly crafted basketry, woven regalia, and works in glass, print media, and painting showcase a sweeping artistic tradition and its contemporary vibrant manifestations.
UK: S’abadeb, The Gifts

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Book Store: Angora Rabbit books

Angora Q&A
Angora rabbit History, Do Angoras Offer Me An Opportunity?, That Little Animal – The Angora, How Can I Get Started?, What Equipment Do I Require?, How, and What Shall I Feed?,

Angora Rabbits and Their Wool

Angora Rabbits: Hippity Hoppity Fiber Pets

The Angora Rabbit – Kindle
A complete guide for the amateur and professional rabbit keeper. This guide will give you complete information on hutches, feeding, managing your buck and doe, as well as diseases and their treatment.

Angora A Handbook for Spinners
For those who want to raise an angora rabbit for its wool.

Completely Angora
This book, though geared towards Angoras and thus having detailed information on coat care, knitting, etc., is also FULL of expert advice on all apsects of rabbits and their care.

The Nervous New Owners Guide to Angora Rabbits

Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition

The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn

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Bookstore: Navajo Weaving books

Navajo and Hopi Weaving Techniques Mary Pendleton, a long-time skilled weaver who relocated to Arizona in 1958, explains both techniques in an easily understandable, step-by-step process with abundant close-up photos to illustrate the lessons. With sample patterns, Pendleton takes you, row by row, through the weaving of a rug, a belt and a sash.

Navaho Weaving: Its Technic and History (Native American) Detailed and comprehensive study of the techniques of primitive weaving, from the building of the loom with materials at hand to the cleaning, carding and handling the raw wool from the sheared sheep .

The Goat in the Rug Geraldine is a goat, and Glenmae, a Navajo weaver. One day, Glenmae decides to weave Geraldine into a rug.

Blanket Weaving in the Southwest A masterful classification scheme for southwestern textiles—and a book that establishes an essential baseline for understanding craft production.

One Hundred Years of Navajo Rugs Designed for the general reader, museum goer, or collector, it offers a guide to identifying and dating rugs by means of weaving materials. Wool quality, the author explains, is the single most important clue to the date of a rug’s manufacture. Rodee also provides historical background on the great Navajo weavers and especially on the traders who bought rugs from the Navajo

. Working With the Wool: How to Weave a Navajo Rug This book has systematic instructions on what materials are needed to build a loom from scratch, Then instructions on how to set it up, Then instructions on beginning weaving, Then how to design the Navaho way.

Tension and Harmony : The Navajo Rug (Plateau Magazine, Volume 52, Number 4) Navajo Weaving Way Detailed charts and illustrations help the weaver find her way step-by-step through the making of a first sampler and through several more advanced techniques.

Weaving a Navajo BlanketThis book conducts readers through the process, introducing the materials and methods of the Navajo style and commenting on history, patterns, symbolism, and other related matters.
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Book Store: Basketry books

Splint Woven Basketry
30 elegant basket styles using splint materials–wood and grass pounded or split into flat strips. Shapes include traditional egg, melon, feather, cradle, oriole, shaker, and others.

Natural Baskets
Natural Baskets features baskets and garden ornaments of barks such as birch and red pine; grasses and leaves such as cattails, cornhusks, yucca, iris, and pine needles; vines such as red-twig dogwood, willow, and honeysuckle; and horsehair.

Handmade Baskets: From Nature’s Colourful Materials
Handmade Baskets emphasizes collecting natural materials for basketry.

The Art of Basketry
This is a guide through basic and progressively more complex basketry techniques illustrated with Lonning’s rattan reed baskets.

Twill Basketry: A Handbook of Designs Techniques, and Styles
Basic blocks and diamond patterns as well as variations on the two; creating folded baskets, undulating twills and double weaving.

Pine Needle Basketry: From Forest Floor to Finished Project
Create picturesque pine needle baskets, miniatures, trays, pencil holders and more. Special sections address dyeing needles, making lids and handles, techniques, and gathering and storing materials.

Indian Basket Weaving
Basic techniques — preparation of the reed, splicing, introduction of color, shaping and finishing, more. Also descriptions of a great variety of weaves — Lazy Squaw, Mariposa, Taos, Shilo

Hopi Basket Weaving: Artistry in Natural Fibers
This book is filled with photographs and detailed descriptions of their beautiful baskets–the one art, above all others, that creates the strongest social bonds in Hopi life. In these pages, weavers open their lives to the outside world as a means of sharing an art form especially demanding of time and talent. The reader learns how plant materials are gathered in canyons and creek bottoms, close to home and far away.

Appalachian White Oak Basketmaking: Handing Down Basket

Baskets: A Book for Makers and Collectors
This book offers inspiration and instruction, beginning with the tools and materials, basic techniques and dyes and continuing to various techniques.

Handmade Baskets: 28 Beautiful Baskets to Make for Your Home
A glossary of terms, descriptions and drawings of tools and materials, an explanation of weaving variations, and answers to technical questions.
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