Simple Weaving Projects for Stunning Wall Hangings, Pillows and More
193 pages | English | Paperback
Learn to create your own handwoven home accents with Rainie Owen, weaving instructor and founder of the online fibre art supply shop The Unusual Pear. Rainie’s unique designs blend natural colours, soft fibres and organic shapes to bring warmth and style to your living space. You’ll love making trendy décor like the Pastel Pop Wall Hanging, which mixes yarn and plush roving for a striking textured effect, and mastering patterns with the geometric Potted Plant Mat—the perfect accessory for your favourite houseplant.
Getting started is simple with a small, portable frame loom that fits right on your desk or coffee table. You’ll even learn how to make your own! Build your skills by moving from simple designs to more complex, detailed projects. In just a few easy steps, turn your one-of-a-kind weavings into practical items like the Tablet Buttoned Pouch and Herringbone Cushion. With Rainie’s foolproof instructions and comprehensive step-by-step images, this book has everything you need to begin your weaving journey.
Rainie Owen is a fiber artist, international weaving instructor and founder of The Unusual Pear. She designs and makes weaving supplies, and hand spins and dyes yarn from her home studio. Her weaving supplies have been featured in Better Homes and Gardens and the Etsy Australia Blog, among other publications. She lives in Newcastle, Australia, and ships her fibre art supplies worldwide from www.theunusualpear.com"Rainie does a wonderful job at explaining techniques in a way that will make anyone who loves yarn want to learn how to weave! Her instructions are clear, and her projects are fun and practical. This is definitely a weaving book to add to any craft library."
—Ashley Thurman, founder and CEO of FibreShare