Weaving is an incredibly gentle, slow craft and a very meditative activity that provides people with an opportunity to escape the everyday grind and spend a couple of hours absorbed in making something with their hands.
Mary Maddocks brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in this sumptuous new book, packed with step-by-step tutorials and stunning lifestyle photography. Inspired by natural materials and stunning landscapes, she will show you how this can translate into your own work.
Learn the basics of this simple but beautiful craft with valuable information on basic stitches, tools needed and how to create your own designs. Create your own stylish selection of 17 projects including wall hangings, bags, cushion covers, lampshades, and jewelry for you and your home as Mary give this a traditional craft a fresh twist.
About the Author
Mary Maddocks is a textile artist based in South Gloucestershire. About 4 years ago she bought a small hand loom and taught herself to weave during the evenings. It soon became an obsession and she started creating and subsequently selling her wall hangings. Having grown up in Wales she is hugely inspired by the Welsh countryside, and this fed naturally into her weaving, which is heavily influenced by natural textures, colors and patterns. Mary also runs workshops and has taught has appeared at Latitude and Make More festivals.