Celebrate the possibilities of adornment
with this issue. Learn ways to dress up your weaving with beads, lace,
shining threads, bright patterns, and even lights!
The issue features twinkling
snowflake twill and e-textile stars to bring magic to your
table. Add an elegant accent to any bed or couch with Gisela von Weisz’s fluffy
Cream Cake Cushions with inlaid lace and warm your home with Karla Stille’s
bright Peekaboo Rep Rug.
There are also projects for adorning
yourself including an elegant huck lace vest woven with shimmering
silks; a beaded Atwater-Bronson lace blouse; a bright
shawl with tablet-woven inset; a kumihimo-and-bead embellished purse inspired by
a vacation in Crested Butte, Colorado; and a fur-trimmed and thoroughly modern
You’ll also find projects to adorn your
gifts, from gift cards to the electronic gadgets on your friend’s and family’s
wish lists. Also in this issue is an article by Anita Luvera
Mayer on the only three embroidery stitches you’ll ever need, and one
by Robyn Spady on ideas for enhancing your weaving with
Whether you’re looking for a new technique
to add to your repertoire of textile embellishments, or you want a wintery
feeling project to adorn your home, the November/December 2012
Handwoven has what you’re looking for.