This book is a comprehensive guide to frame loom weaving for the complete novice as well as those who have already discovered the frame loom weaving craze. It includes a brief history of weaving, useful tools and terminology, and a natural fibre and yarn index. The step-by-step tutorials cover everything from setting-up the loom through to finishing techniques and are accompanied by clear illustrations . Five contemporary beginner-friendly projects are included – all made with natural materials– including table napkins, a cushion cover, foldover purse and even a tubular woven totebag with no seams.
Fiona Daly is a contemporary textile designer, maker and handweaver. Fiona creates handwoven textiles using natural undyed local wool for her homewares collections. She sells her work at Contemporary Craft Shows in the UK and through her online shop. Her work is inspired by a European Wool Masterclass and a residency in The Shetland Islands. She is currently based in Craft Central, London where she weaves and runs workshops until her practice takes her to another North Atlantic wool hotspot. For more info: www.fionadalytextiles.com.