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« on: July 22, 2007 04:35:28 PM »

hey all,
i was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction of how to learn some weaving techniques, i'm pretty decent at macrame so i thought i'd try to step it up a notch cause weaving is really beautiful. any good books or preferable websites that show you how to get started?

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2007 06:32:37 PM »

there is a book called Weaving without a Loom: http://www.amazon.com/Weaving-Without-Loom-Veronica-Burningham/dp/0855328185 and Time to weave http://www.amazon.com/Time-Weave-Simply-Elegant-Projects/dp/1931499594/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/102-7158333-6791350?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1186017969&sr=1-1
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2007 06:55:37 PM »

I used to weave using a piece of cardboard with notches cut in, like the top one on this page:

The advantage is it's very easy and cheap to make different sizes, and you can use interesting shapes!

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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2007 04:20:16 PM »

Oh wow, that link for the cardboard loom and finger weaving etc is really useful.  I'm interested in weaving but don't want to buy equipment then find it's not for me.  This will really get me started!

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