Woven Treasures: One-of-a-Kind Bags with Folk Weaving Techniques

By Sara Lamb

Popular fiber artist Sara Lamb supplies weavers an within examine her groundbreaking paintings in Woven Treasures. From suggestion and venture making plans, to her signature hand-manipulated options, Lamb leads weavers in the course of the steps of constructing beautiful baggage utilizing people weaving concepts that evoke smooth rules in impressive shades and textures.
Woven Treasures includes:

an summary of Lamb's fresh bag series.
An advent for the weaver to the method of concepting and making plans a woven piece.
a strategy component to 6 people weaving tutorials, corresponding to hand-manipulating weaving concepts with a multi-technique sampler that offers uncomplicated directions for soumak, twining, reduce pile, cardweaving, inkle weaving, and undeniable weave.
venture directions for eight hand-woven bags.
Sidebars sprinkled in the course of the ebook contain the background of folks weaving recommendations, in addition to Lamb's signature beaded and stitched embellishment designs.

Woven Treasure's bag designs let weavers an instantaneous feel of feat, and the completed tasks can be utilized and/or displayed as artworks.

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Warmth up one finish of the twine with a torch till it types a ball. depart the opposite finish instantly to take advantage of as a stem. those stems might be driven into the PMC to aid carry the balls in position. utilizing pliers and/or your arms, bend and curve parts of the woven items, then minimize them into segments of various lengths, approximately ¼" to ½" (6 mm to at least one. three cm). Create styles and sizes that please you. Use flat-no se pliers to bend one row of weaving at a ninety° perspective on either ends of every woven piece (Figure 2). those bent ends could be pressed into the PMC clay to carry the woven items in position.

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Determine thirteen Push cord to the again. flip the bracelet to the again and press the cord firmly into position together with your pliers—not together with your finger (Figures 14 and 15). determine 14 again facet of bracelet. determine 15 Press cord down with the pliers. carry the bracelet and the wrap cord with the pliers and use your left index finger to press the wrap cord excessive and towards front of the bracelet (Figures sixteen and 17). determine sixteen carry bracelet and the wrap twine with pliers. determine 17 Push wrap twine excessive and towards front.

Settle for no replacement; get the unique. three. chrome steel precision tweezers. Tweezers are used to select up small gem stones and sizzling steel. also they are convenient for putting tiny solder chips. You’ll locate that tweezers are priceless for plenty of issues. four. metal bezel curler. The bezel curler is used to press bezels round stones and gem stones through the use of a rocking movement. The bezel curler is usually known as a bezel rocker as a result. five. Ring clamp. the hoop clamp is used to stabilize jewelry whereas they're being labored on. We use it to carry items for sawing.

Soldering instruments and gear 1. Soldering torch. The photgraph exhibits the hoses and hand piece from a bit Torch. gasoline tanks and gauges are used with this torch. If a cheaper torch is wanted, try out the Bernz-O-Matic torch. this can be a easy acetylene canister with a four-foot hose and one tip and may be enough for many of the tasks during this publication. 2. Pickle pot. jewellery is positioned within the pickle pot after soldering to take away firescale (oxidation). we suggest utilizing a small Crock-Pot as a pickle pot.

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