Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Book review and giveaway: Weave - Wrap - Coil



Wire wrapping is great, but are you ready to go beyond that?  Wire lovers of all skill levels will have something to cheer about with Weave Wrap Coil, written by Jodi Bombardier and published by Interweave Press.  Even if you are a complete beginner, Jodi's book has a good fundamentals and techniques section that will bring you up to speed.  After some practice with inexpensive wire, you'll be ready to pick from many beautiful projects.

There are three main sections to the book.  The first covers Beginner Projects, nine in all.  They are strikingly beautiful, and will let you practice and master the basics.  The second section has the Intermediate Projects, where my very favorite piece in the whole book resides.  It's called the Sublime Dreams Bracelet, and is pictured below.  For these projects, you'll need some experience with basic weaving and coiling, which of course you can get by mastering the Beginner Projects!

Sublime Dreams Bracelet
The third section has the Advanced Projects.  Unless you have a lot of experience, you will not be able to figure these out without carefully reading the directions.  And probably getting some more practice!

GIVEAWAY ALERT!!!

Would you like to win a free copy of this book?  Here's what you need to do...please read this carefully.  Leave me a comment here and include your email address.  If I don't see your email address, I won't be able to contact you.  No contact, no win, and I simply have to go on to the next person.  You are welcome to spell it out if you'd prefer, for example, cyndi at mazeltovjewelry dot com.  If you tweet or post on Facebook or other social spots about the contest, you can leave a second comment and be entered twice!  Deadline: May 15, 2013.



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26 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great giveaway - thanks!

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Mellisa said...

Looks like a fabulous book! I'd love to win a copy :)
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moonlitfantaseas said...

this looks like a great book!
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Whimsical Monkey said...

oooh looks awesome

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KayzKreationz said...

Hadn't seen this book. Looks great. Would love to win it.

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KayzKreationz said...

Just tweeted about your review and giveaway.

https://twitter.com/kayzkreationz/status/332173611462979584

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Nan Smith said...

I've been considering buying this book for years so I would love to win it!
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ACBeads said...

I'd love to win this book. I'm a beginner at wire but your review has made me want to learn more. acbeads AT gmail DOT com

ACBeads said...

I've shared this great giveaway on my Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/acbeads0/posts/294882163979220

Thank you!
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Sharon Linder said...

I would love to win this!!!

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Thank you!

Pepita said...

Looks great!
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Angi said...

Pretty please count me in for this amazing giveaway! Thanks a bunch!

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Nickers said...

Nichole

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Zan Caperton said...

Oh WOW! This book looks wonderful and it is just what I have wanted to do. That ring looks like so much fun to make and wear.

Thank you for the giveaway offer!

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Susan said...

What an amazing looking book. Would absolutely love to give it a try.
Susan
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The Crochet Loft said...

im excited about this book.thanks

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kmorgan said...

Wow. Would love to win. Working with wire is such fun! Karla
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James Murphy said...

I need this book please toocoolcreations@aol.com

June said...

The intricate coiling looks like it would be dificult to do I am sure the book will be a blessing.Nice work.Love to try it & of course win a book
june
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Shirley Moore said...

I really want to improve my wire skills, and with 9 beginner projects, it sounds like this is the right book to help. Thanks for the giveaway!

Carole said...

Thanks for hosting the giveaway.

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Marjorie/cenya2 said...

This is a fantastic giveaway and my daughter and her daughter would just love it.
They do so many crafts together.

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gizmosworld said...

This books looks very intriguing definitly worth having in my collection.
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This Dog's Mom said...

Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity. I love working with wire. Reading2read at yahoo dot com

Shaiha said...

Oh I would love to give this book a good home!

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Shane Davis said...

I published a comment a few seconds ago where I mentioned thus book would be a great followup to another book on freeform wire weaving by calling it a sweet dessert destined to satisfy the newfound appetite I have for wire weaving. Unfortunately I didn't add my contact info which is Shane253.sd@gmail.com
Thanks (does this count as two entries? )lol

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