Handwoven March/April 2013

Discover new weaving traditions from around the world with this issue of Handwoven. Explore the age-old tradition of Sámi band weaving in Scandanavia with an article and project by Susan J. Foulkes and learn all about the new tradition of SAORI weaving in America with an article by Marion Marzolf. This issue features projects inspired by a wide variety of global textile traditions including a kente cloth scarf by Suzanne Halvorson, a doubleweave pick-up runner based on a piece of Andean scaffold weaving by Jennifer Moore, and a Telemarksteppe wall hanging or runner by Laura Demuth. Whether you want to start exploring your own weaving heritage or learn more about the traditions of others, the March/April 2013 Handwoven has what you’re looking for.

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March/April 2013
Weaving Your Heritage

 

Patterned Sámi Bands
Susan J. Foulkes

 

 


Sotis Cloth from West Timor
Kay Faulkner


Departments

From the Editor
Contributors
Letters
What’s Happening

Goods
Media Picks
Spotlight

Roving Reporters
Calendar
Reader’s Guide:
      Project Directory
      Yarns and Suppliers
      How to Use This Issue
Classified Ads
Advertisers’ Index
Endnotes: Marilyn Murphy

Features

Weaving a Meaningful Life Scharine Kirchoff
Preserving a family heritage of weaving, spinning, and dyeing in the Ryukyu Islands.

Fabric Analysis 101 Robyn Spady
Heritage textiles are a good place to begin learning how to analyze and recreate cloth.

Weaving from Memory Adele Harvey
An immigrant from Hungary finds that every weaving road leads home.


The Sámi People and Their Weaving Adele Harvey
An immigrant from Hungary finds that every weaving road leads home.

The Weaver's Challenge: Building a Bridge Between Past and Future
Deborah Chandler and Gloria Chonay
The surprisingly parallel evolution of weaving in the United States and Guatemala.

Weaving the SAORI Way in America • Marion Marzolf
SAORI celebrates the creativity and beauty that lives in every weaver.

"To Make Cloth for my Family" Julia Allison
Weaving among the Texas pioneers.


Scandinavian Yarn Exploration Judy Ness
Two Scandinavian yarns: Rauma and Borgs.

Projects:

Kente-Inspired Scarf Suzanne Halvorson

Sotis Cloth from West Timor Kay Faulkner

Andean Memories Runner Jennifer Moore

Patterned Sámi Bands Susan J. Foulkes

A Tallis Bag Carl Friedlander

Telemarksteppe Laura Demuth

Dogwood Flowers Tunic Sarah H. Jackson

Generational Dish Towel Robyn Spady


A Tallis Bag
Carl Friedlander

 

 

 





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