En engelsk textade bok med utförliga beskrivningar till 45 mattor, allt från den klassiskt randade trasmattan till mönstervävda mattor i rosengång och halvdräll.
Scandinavian weaving Magazine.
With its beautiful and clear illustrations, this guide to rug weaving is an inspiring journey into a world of dazzling color and eye-catching design. From classic stripes to pattern-woven designs, detailed directions are provided for 45 rugs that represent a wide range of weaving techniques.
Beginning with stripe and check weaves in simple tabby, the rugs progress in difficulty to intriguing challenges such as chenille, drall, diamond twill, rag inlay, repp, and rosepath weaves. Creative approaches to materials show how to cut strips from favorite old shirts, sheets, and jeans, and the emphasis throughout is on creative flair, imaginative design, and the pleasure of making a one-of-a-kind rug imbued with memories.
Favourite Rag Rugs gives details weave directions for 45 rugs, from the classic stripe to pattern woven rag rugs in rosepath and half dräll. With its beautiful and clear illustrations, this book that presents an inspiring look into a world of colour and design.
There are six sections, each presenting rugs in various techniques. Starting with stripe and check with rugs in simple tabby, progressing to chenille, rag inlay, repp, rosepath, diamond twill and dräll – even with names are intriguing.
Some twenty weavers wove and designed the rugs in this book. Their imagination and professional skill have mad “Favourite Rag Rugs” into a fantastic source of ideas.