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Weave A Good Rug: From Fiber To Finish

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Weave a Good Rug: From Fiber to FinishåÊ

by Tom Knisely

Rugs present some unique weaving challenges. They can be rustic, elegant, or just plain fun, but they also have to be, well, rugged. åÊIn this DVD, filmed on location at The Mannings Handweaving School in rural Pennsylvania,åÊTom Knisely explains how to weave a good rug.åÊFrom fibers to finishing, Tom explains everything you need to know toåÊsuccessfully and comfortably weave attractive, sturdy rugsåÊyou‰Ûªll delight in having underfoot

Here‰Ûªs just a sampling of all theåÊweaving tips and techniquesåÊthat you will learn from thisåÊthree and a half hour video workshop:

  • Overview ofåÊrug structuresåÊand the importance of an unbalanced cloth
  • What features to look for in aåÊrug loomåÊin order to create a sturdy piece of fabric
  • Rug shuttles, temples, and other equipmentåÊthat makes rug weaving mores successful and easier on the weaver
  • Choosing and preparing materials, from cottons and wools to fabrics for rags, for rug weaving
  • Warping techniquesåÊspecifically for weaving rugs
  • Dozens ofåÊtips for weaving warp rep and weft rep, rag, and boundweave rugs
  • Braids, fringes, binding, and other finishing techniquesåÊ

This workshop is available as aåÊ2-disc DVD.

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Weave a Good Rug: From Fiber to FinishåÊ

by Tom Knisely

Rugs present some unique weaving challenges. They can be rustic, elegant, or just plain fun, but they also have to be, well, rugged. åÊIn this DVD, filmed on location at The Mannings Handweaving School in rural Pennsylvania,åÊTom Knisely explains how to weave a good rug.åÊFrom fibers to finishing, Tom explains everything you need to know toåÊsuccessfully and comfortably weave attractive, sturdy rugsåÊyou‰Ûªll delight in having underfoot

Here‰Ûªs just a sampling of all theåÊweaving tips and techniquesåÊthat you will learn from thisåÊthree and a half hour video workshop:

  • Overview ofåÊrug structuresåÊand the importance of an unbalanced cloth
  • What features to look for in aåÊrug loomåÊin order to create a sturdy piece of fabric
  • Rug shuttles, temples, and other equipmentåÊthat makes rug weaving mores successful and easier on the weaver
  • Choosing and preparing materials, from cottons and wools to fabrics for rags, for rug weaving
  • Warping techniquesåÊspecifically for weaving rugs
  • Dozens ofåÊtips for weaving warp rep and weft rep, rag, and boundweave rugs
  • Braids, fringes, binding, and other finishing techniquesåÊ

This workshop is available as aåÊ2-disc DVD.

åÊ

Watch a preview:

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