March/April 2015 Handwoven

March/April 2015
Weaving East to West


Baker's Bread Bag
Laura Demuth



A Broken Boarder's Jacket
Cathy Coatney


From the Editor
What’s Happening

Media Picks

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


Weaver to Weaver, the World Around • Laverne Waddington
Weavers are linked by traditions and their insatiable curiosity.

Sakiori: A Japanese Rag-Weaving TraditionAmanda Robinette
Born in the homes of poor fishermen and farmer, beautiful sakiori is experiencing a revival.

Navajo Weaving Today • Anne Vitell
Dine weavers renew their traditions while balancing the demands of afamily, work, and craft.

Notes from the Fell: Applying the Brakes • Tom Knisely
Tom explains why and how to find the sweet spot on your loom.

Idea Gallery: Bringing it Home • Michael F. Rohde and Trudy Sonia
Two tapestry weavers take inspriation from other cultures, East and West.

Traditions: Cranbrook Schools: A Wellspring of Contemporary Design • Marilynn Cowgill
How a Finnish weaverchanged the course of American textile design.

Yarn Lab: The Many Sides of Shifu • Eva Hovde Douthit
Light-as-a-feather paper yarn turns out ot be robust and beautiful.


Moscow Nights Tea Towels • Jenny Sennott

Shades of India Kitchen Towels • Sarah H. Jackson

Japanese Noren Door Panels • Margaret Zeps

Western Sakiori Scarf • Amanda Robinette

Broken Borders Jacket • Cathy Coatney

Wildfire Scarves: Colorado Shibori • Peg MacMorris

Bakes Bread Bag • Laura Demuth

Baby Wrap to Fit a Man's Wardrobe  Carl Friedlander

A Rep Rug to Honor the Cranbrook Legacy Tom Knisely



Japanese Noren Door Panels
Margaret Zeps








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