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Book: Weave This - Over 30 Fun Projects For The Modern Weaver
n Weave This, crafters Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennis give this traditional craft a modern twist with over 30 innovative lap-loom weaving projects that can be easily achieved by anyone. Starting with essentials, learn how to dress your loom, choose the right yarn (including how to make your own) as well as the basic stitching techniques required to make a wide range of exciting projects.
From a striking Mondrian-inspired wall hanging to a beautiful and bold Moroccan patterned lampshade, each of these projects can be easily adapted to suit your own style and taste. Discover easy and clever ways up-cycle your old chairs, plant pots, jackets and bags with eclectic woven designs, as well as inspired ideas for making your own jewelry – the possibilities are endless. There are even tips on how to use up your scraps – nothing is wasted!
Including helpful flat guides throughout, and handy insiders tips and tricks, Weave This will provide you with all the tools you need to bring out the modern crafter in you.
About the Author
The London Loom is a weaving studio in Hackney in East London, founded by Brooke Dennis and Francesca Kletz. Brooke and Francesca's aim is to build a community of people who love making things with their hands, promoting the therapeutic benefits of crafting. Their customers are encouraged to learn new, substantial craft skills, to create things that are a joy to make and that they want to keep. The London Loom hosts community workshops and smaller classes where adults and children work alongside each other, inspiring creativity from your neighbour no matter what age or joke-range.
Ultimately it's about sharing the good that everyone feels from learning new skills and making beautiful, tactile things. Brooke and Francesca also teach and host a range of alternative craft classes as well as their beginners weaving classes. It's good, substantial and occasionally obnoxious fun.