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Overshot Simply: Understanding the Weave Structure: 38 Projects to Practice Your Skills

Susan Kesler-Simpson

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Stackpole Books
10 August 2018
Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Needlework & fabric crafts; Spinning & weaving
38 Projects to Practice Your SkillsOvershot is perhaps the most iconic weaving technique--think antique coverlets and fancy table runners--yet many weavers are intimidated by its complex-looking structure. But it doesn't have to be difficult! In this book, Susan Kesler-Simpson makes overshot approachable by breaking it down piece by piece so that the weaver understands how it works, and then she puts it all back together so that weavers will have the confidence to make their own overshot patterns or to try any of the 38 overshot projects she has designed for the book. 'Susan's explanations are to the point and easy to understand. When you read through the chapters, it's as if Susan is sitting there with you, telling you in a friendly voice how to weave overshot step by step.' - excerpt from the Foreword by Tom Knisely
By:   Susan Kesler-Simpson
Imprint:   Stackpole Books
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   546g
ISBN:   9780811716789
ISBN 10:   0811716783
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   10 August 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Susan Kesler-Simpson is passionate about fibre arts and breaking down weaving techniques so that even beginners can learn the basic concepts. She has a B.S. and M.A. in Clothing, Textiles, and Design from the University of Nebraska, and enjoys teaching weaving and working in other crafts such as knitting, spinning, and crocheting. She resides in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Reviews for Overshot Simply: Understanding the Weave Structure: 38 Projects to Practice Your Skills

Susan's explanations are to the point and easy to understand. When you read through the chapters, it's as if Susan is sitting there with you, telling you in a friendly voice how to weave overshot step by step.--Tom Knisely


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