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Contents
7 Foreword by Natalie Chanin
8 Introduction
11 PART 1 Building a
Home Textile Studio
12
CHAPTER 1
Planning the Layout
14 Workspace Requirements
18 The Raw Space
22 Organization, Safety, and Conservation
23 Protecting Your Work:
Basic Textile Conservation
26 Project: How to Make a Padded
Table Topper
28 CHAPTER 2
Fiber Basics
29 Natural Fibers
34 Man-Made Fibers
40 How To: Conduct a Burn Test
for Fiber Identification
43 PART 2 Creating Textiles
in a Home Studio
44
CHAPTER 3
Felting
45
Wet Felting
46 Needle (Dry) Felting
46 Nuno Felting
47 Tutorial: Wet Felting in Your Studio
49 Tutorial: Dry Felting in Your Studio
50 CHAPTER 4 Spinning,
Knitting, and Crochet
53
Spinning Overview
54 Knitting Overview
57 Crochet Overview
58 Tutorial: Spinning a Skein
63 Project: Knitting a Circle Scarf
67 Project: Crocheted Ottoman
70 CHAPTER 5
Weaving
71 A Brief History of Weaving
72 Glossary of Weaving Terms
78 Choosing Yarn
79 Tutorial: The Weaving Process
from Start to Finish
90 How-to: Tie a Larks Head Knot
91 Correcting Errors
96 Reading a Weaving Draft
10 0 Project: Simple Woven Placemats
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104 CHAPTER 6
Printing
105
Block Printing
107 Project: Block-Printed Pillow Cover
11 0 Screen Printing
112 How to: Create a Repeat Design
113 How to: Make a Hand-Cut Stencil
114 Project: How to Make a Light Box
117 Tutorial: Burning and Coating a Screen
12 0 Project: Simple Screen-Printed Tote
122 CHAPTER 7 Dyeing
12 3
The History of Dyeing
12 5 Types of Dyes
127 Equipment and Materials
128 Growing a Dye Garden
13 0 Extracting and Preparing the Dye
131 The Dyeing Process
13 4 Project: Bag Tie-Dyed with Onion Skins
13 6 Project: Space-Dyed Yarn
13 8 CHAPTER 8 Sewing,
Quilting, and Appliqué
13 8
A Brief History of Sewing
13 9 Equipping Your Studio
141 The Basics of Hand Sewing
142 The Basics of Machine Sewing
14 3 Tutorial: French Seams
14 5 The Basics of Quilting
14 5 The Basics of Appliq
14 6 Tutorial: Easy Patchwork Quilting
147 Project: Mending with Reverse
Appliqué
14 9 Project: Drawstring Bag
152 CHAPTER 9
Needlework
15 4 Equipping Your Studio
15 4 Types of Needlework
157 Drawn-Thread Work
158 Project: Embroidered Note Cards
16 0 Gallery
16 8 Resources
17 2 About the Authors
17 3 Index
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