DVD Weave a Good Rug

DVD Weave a Good Rug

DVD Weave a Good Rug with Tom Knisely: From Fiber to Finish

Learn to weave a good rug with Tom Knisely. In this DVD workshop, Tom walks through everything that’s needed for rug weaving, from fiber selection to weaving to finishing techniques.

Take Your Weaving Skills to New Heights With Rug Weaving!

Rugs present some unique weaving challenges. They can be rustic, elegant, or just plain fun, but they also have to be, well, rugged.

In this video, filmed on location at The Mannings Handweaving School in rural Pennsylvania, Tom Knisely explains how to weave a good rug.

From fibers to finishing, Tom explains everything you need to know to successfully and comfortably weave attractive, sturdy rugs you’ll delight in having underfoot.

Here’s just a sampling of all the weaving tips and techniques that you will learn from this three and a half hour video workshop:

Overview of rug structures and the importance of an unbalanced cloth

What features to look for in a rug loom in order to create a sturdy piece of fabric

Rug shuttles, temples, and other equipment that 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 techniques specifically for weaving rugs

Dozens of tips for weaving warp rep and weft rep, rag, and boundweave rugs

Braids, fringes, binding, and other finishing techniques 

ISBN: 9781620331439
DVD: 2 discs, 191 minutes
Publisher: Interweave Press, May 2013


NOTE TO CANADIAN WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS:  Wholesale pricing applies to 3 or more mixed books & DVD titles.  Otherwise, full retail prices apply.

Price per Unit (piece): $46.95

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