Self-sufficiency Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving by Penny Walsh

Self-sufficiency Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving by Penny Walsh

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Offers a look at where different fibres come from, how to grow and harvest your own vegetable fibres, and how to prepare them for spinning. This book covers the principles of spindle and spinning wheel spinning, along with home dyeing using natural dyestuffs, and hand weaving with or without a loom.

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With the textile industry able to make cloth more quickly and cheaply than ever before, why make your own? The answer is simple: nothing could be more different and unique than hand-made textiles. Weaving your own textiles for use in clothing or furnishings is a rewarding and satisfying activity - with the added benefit of knowing that the whole process can be done just as well by hand, using almost no energy but your own! This book looks at where different fibres come from, how to grow and harvest your own vegetable fibres, and how to prepare them for spinning. The principles of spindle and spinning wheel spinning are covered, along with home dyeing using natural dyestuffs, and hand weaving with or without a loom. Finally, there are a number of simple projects, such as a rug, shoulder bag, bed cover, and jumper and mitts to put your newly learnt skills to the test.

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SKU GOR003261566
Title Self-sufficiency Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving
Author By (author) Penny Walsh
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher IMM Lifestyle Books
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 1847734596
ISBN 13 9781847734594
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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With the textile industry able to make cloth more quickly and cheaply than ever before, why make your own? The answer is simple: nothing could be more different and unique than hand-made textiles. Weaving your own textiles for use in clothing or furnishings is a rewarding and satisfying activity - with the added benefit of knowing that the whole process can be done just as well by hand, using almost no energy but your own! This book looks at where different fibres come from, how to grow and harvest your own vegetable fibres, and how to prepare them for spinning. The principles of spindle and spinning wheel spinning are covered, along with home dyeing using natural dyestuffs, and hand weaving with or without a loom. Finally, there are a number of simple projects, such as a rug, shoulder bag, bed cover, and jumper and mitts to put your newly learnt skills to the test.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003261566
Title Self-sufficiency Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving
Author By (author) Penny Walsh
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher IMM Lifestyle Books
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 1847734596
ISBN 13 9781847734594
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No