Wheat Weaving & Straw Art Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Crafts
Basic skills and 22 projects from an expert, techniques for plaiting, folding, and spiraling step-by-step photographs for guidance background on the tradition of the craft.
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Wheat weaving is an ancient folk art made to celebrate a successful harvest. Today straw designs are admired for their beauty and intricacy. In this volume, professional straw artist Linda D. Beiler provides expert advice on the tools and materials needed to get started, tips on preparing the straw, and 22 step-by-step projects for mastering the techniques of plaiting, folding, and spiraling, and for combining techniques and adding decorative touches. Helpful series photographs demonstrate the process for creating hearts, bows, Arabic cages, Welsh fans, and a variety of abstract pieces.
|Dimensions||9.25 × 1 × 11.5 in|