By Lucienne Coifman. Rep weave makes a durable, reversible fabric that shows only the closely-spaced warp yarns--the weft yarns are covered by the warp and show only at the selvedges. Rep, Rips, Reps uses a series of projects to take you through many variations to this technique, from easy 2 harness projects to 8 harness block designs. The projects include home textiles like rugs and placemats but also shaped objects like a knitting needle cover and fabric boxes. For those wanting to follow directions to complete a rep project, this book has 21 gorgeous designs with complete instructions and beautiful color photographs. It also has thorough discussions of what makes rep work, advice for planning projects, and suggestions for materials to use so you can design your own rep fabrics.
Softcover, 172 pages