Books and DVD's
The Weaver's Studio: Doubleweave
begins with a brief history of doubleweave and how it has evolved into the contemporary weaving pieces seen today. Next, readers will learn all the basics of doubleweave techniques, including tips and tricks of setting up the warp and a variety of doubleweave specialty techniques. Detailed process photography and a wealth of swatches demonstrate different effects. Specialty techniques are shown for 4-shaft and 8-shaft looms. The weaving effects covered include lace, tubular weave, pickup, color mixing and more. Since doubleweave showcases color and pattern in unique ways, readers will learn how to use these to great effect in their cloth designs. Readers will find a wealth of inspiration throughout the book, which provides many examples of finished cloth and projects from wall hangings and table runners to scarves and pillows.
Now available as an eBook!
Experience the magic of doubleweave. Perform amazing feats of shape, pattern, and texture!
Doubleweave Basics will add new dimensions to your thinking and your weaving. Master weaver Jennifer Moore takes a fresh and logical look at this most intriguing of weave structures while exploring its myriad possibilities. In this clear, well-organized presentation you’ll learn how to:
- Weave a fabric twice the width of your loom – with no seam
- Weave a fabric with intersecting layers
- Weave pockets, a seamless tube, many seamless tubes
- Change the tie-up to get many structures on one warp
- Weave hand-manipulated lace over a plain-weave background fabric
- Weave stitched, quilted, and piqué fabrics
. . . and so much more. You’ll learn to set up your loom efficiently, to manage your shuttles and layer changes, to finish your work beautifully. Best of all, you’ll learn a new way to visualize how doubleweave works so you can apply it in fresh and creative ways. You will be a master of the magic of doubleweave.
Now available as a video download.
An infinity of patterns and imagery at your fingertips!
Doubleweave Pickup is the ultimate technique for creating any image you please on just four shafts. And Master Weaver Jennifer Moore makes the sequence and rhythm of this versatile technique so clear and compelling – you won’t be able to stop! In this well-organized presentation, you’ll learn how to:
-Follow a simple geometric graph
-Master the four simple steps that unlock a whole world of design possibilities
-Branch out into creating your own graphed designs
You’ll learn to manage your shuttles efficiently, to change layers with ease, and to correct random mistakes, along with a host of tips and tricks to make your work go smoothly.