Custom Woven Interiors: Bringing Color and Design Home with Rep Weave is a "must-have" book for every weaver and textile lover alike. It's 100% pure eye-candy for the soul!
Kelly Marshall, a designer of contemporary handwoven home furnishing textiles, presents an array of her signature designs, beautifully photographed in her own home, for a book that provides inspiration as well as suggestions for using textiles in home settings.
Marshall’s designs emphasize color and pattern. Find 18 project sets of related items for every room in the home, such as rugs, table runners, placemats, throws, curtains, upholstery, bedspread, pillows, dish towels, and tote.
All of the items can be reproduced from her carefully drawn weave drafts and her clear, detailed instructions.
The textiles included in this volume are woven using our lustrous all-natural, color-fast cotton 5/2 Pearly Perle yarn and our 100% linen Linen 7 yarns.
All pieces are reversible, washable, and durable for functional use as well as for art pieces.
As a designer, Marshall takes a contemporary approach to traditional designs. She provides insight into her own design process for working with the versatile Rep Weave technique, and she shares her tips for finding design inspiration and translating that inspiration into a woven textile. Weavers at any level, designers, and anyone interested in contemporary fabrics for interiors will find this book a valuable resource. Click Here to see an slideshow of Kelly's inspirational weaving designs.
Just a taste of what you'll see in Custom Woven Interiors:.
About The Author Kelly Marshall is a designer of contemporary handwoven textiles for residential and commercial settings who has studied textile design in the US and in Sweden.
She specializes in the use of color and pattern and employs a Scandinavian Rep Weave technique to produce richly textured fabrics.
Her work is exhibited nationally at select shows and galleries. Her Minneapolis showroom, Custom Woven Interiors, Ltd. is celebrating its 20th year in business with the publication of this book.
Marshall’s featured designs include a stunning array of furnishings, rugs, tapestries, pillows and fabrics.
Her work often reflects these four areas of inspiration: traditional Scandinavian, Arts & Crafts, the American Southwest, and Contemporary design.
Marshall collaborates with individual home owners, designers, and committees to create textiles that encompass all aspects of a room, to add warmth and beauty to the surroundings.