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Weaving with Little Handmade Looms by Harumi Kageyama

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 March 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216902
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  • Size: 210x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 750
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: £12.99
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Description

Weaving is more popular than ever, so why not join the biggest trend in miniature.

Discover over 20 cute projects to weave in this beautiful book by multi-crafter Harumi Kageyama, from home decor essentials such as table mats and tiny wall hangings through to must-have accessories with brooches, card cases, rings and purses. All projects are friendly for weaving with both traditional and unconventional fibres. You can try different materials, from classic yarn to more novel materials such as ribbon, suede and pipe cleaners don't be afraid to change it up for a whole different look!

Small projects mean small looms, and Harumi shows how easy these are to make with just a few materials you can find at home. Learn how to make your own portable weaving loom circular and rectangular with everyday materials like cardboard, paper, pins, wood and nails, and each one includes fully illustrated step-by-step instructions. In addition, these do-it-yourself looms are perfect for crafting on the go, and are mini enough to take with you as a portable travel craft or outside pastime. 

With just a small selection of basic materials, you’ll be weaving on your handmade loom in no time.


Table of Contents

Before You Begin

Tools & Materials

Lesson 1: Board Looms

Wood Board Looms

Paper Board Looms

Lesson 2: Card Looms

Circle Looms

Cylinder Looms

Lesson 3: Box Looms

Lesson 4: Frame Looms

 

Part 1: Handmade Board Looms

Mini Mat Sampler

Petite Tapestries 

Fringed Brooches  

Pennant & Flag Brooches

Mod Motif Sampler

Party Garlands

Mini Pouch

Card Case 

Checkered Leather Bracelet

 

Part 2: Handmade Card Looms

Covered Buttons

Colourful Rings 

Seashell Necklace & Brooch Set  

Circle Pouch 

 

Part 3: Handmade Box Looms

Everyday Coasters

Textured Mat

Collage Mat 

Forest Flowers Bracelet & Necklace Set 

Bangle Bracelet  

 

Part 4: Handmade Frame Looms

Drawstring Pouches

Watermarked Coasters 

Colourblock Tote & Clutch

Houndstooth Table Mats 


About Harumi Kageyama

Harumi Kageyama graduated in art and design at the Nihon University College in Japan. After initially pursuing an editorial career, working for magazines and journals in a mixture of fields, Harumi decided to return to her first love and began designing and making handcrafted items in cloth, wires and more. Her work focuses on simple materials such as wool, fabric and driftwood, and she places great value on designs that are simple and sustainably sourced.

Harumi now writes a successful blog in Japan and runs regular workshops on weaving and other crafts. She is also the author of several textile and handmade, eco-friendly interior design books published in Japan, and her work is slowly becoming recognized worldwide.

Harumi lives in Osaka, Japan. 



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