Materials: Saori english revised weaving book, saori loom book, learn about Saori weaving, self inovation through free weaving book
The SAORI english weaving book .
" Self innovation through free weaving" by Misao and Kenzo Jo . If you have purchased a saori loom you need this book to see how to use the features of the loom and other unique saori equipment and tools applications.Great clear color photos. This is where you START your Saori journey with this lovely english text book.
(Please note The saori book does not have a spiral binding that is my studio copy I had binded for class room studio use. )
ALL COLOR photos, LARGER format , and filled full of ideas, Clothing patterns, saori loom and equipment uses , 148 pages of saori fantastic information. I am very excited about this all new and superb book from Kenzo Jo and Misao Jo. ( the photos of the inside pages are blurred and partly hidden to respect the authors copyright)
One of Saori's philosophy's Slogan is " CONSIDER THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MACHINES AND MANKIND "
Saori's unique look of including everyone in weaving no matter there age or abilities. the saori no mistakes philosophy is a path way to connecting to the true creativity only inside you. A magnificent concept relayed beautifully in this book written by the founder Misao , and her son Kenzo .
Please note the spiral binding does not come with the saori book. I added that to my own book as this is my class room copy
"Jill is a great seller - her products are first rate and she also provides wonderful online tutorials on how to use them. She is a very encouraging mentor for beginning weavers! And can I mention how fast her shipping is? I messaged her on Saturday about a book and it was on my front porch on Monday afternoon - from CA to SC. Wow! If you are considering Saori weaving, she is the source for all your needs!" Profwool
*** PLEASE NOTE I only charge what it costs to ship your item. Beacuse the etsy shipping choices are fixed I CREDIT any shipping overages over one dollar back to you .my shipping rates are very reasonable . Many of the items in my shop are odd sizes so it is impossible to combine many in one box and estimate the costs. that is why i regularly refund and credit shipping overages where applicable.
"This book is amazing, and your service is exceptional. Thank you so much for an ultra quick arrival, and one of the most lovely packaging ensembles I have ever seen - truly showing peace, harmony and grace through the spiritual connection between weavers. From Michigan to California, peace through fiber and the love of weaving back to you. Thank you for a perfect book and delivery, and a great transaction.Sandra H"
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customer comments :
“Thank you so much for the beautifully packaged order. I’m looking forward to reading the book and I already have the bay leaves added to my spice cabinet.
Your extra efforts to put good stuff into this world during these trying times is inspiring and much appreciated.
Hoping you and yours remain happy and healthy,
“I wanted to learn more about the origins of Saori, and this book hit the mark as well as providing patterns, which I didn't expect! Reading about the humble beginnings of the Saori style has really opened my mind about my weaving... And exactly why I'm not excited about what I'm weaving now... Now I can't wait to weave with purpose and the pure beauty of my own creativity 😊” Julie Benac
“Superfast shipping, arrived about ten minutes after I ordered it. Plus...a lot of extras, candy too, which truly made my day. I’m looking forward to taking a Saori workshop with Jill, some day when SIP is behind us. Joanne goldberg”
“My dream is to own a Saori Loom some day. This is a wonderful book. Love the way it was shipped and packaged....LOVED the bay leave. Thank you for the wonderful book.
Great book! I am excited to get started w/Saori weaving!l Susan Moody
"I recently added the new Saori book- the one featured in the photo above- (it is in English) to my library.
I really love it, I think every Saori weaver would benefit from it.Carole Q
I have 2 other Saori books, which are wonderful too, but I have found this one very comprehensive. Everything from how to warp the Saori loom to sources of inspiration for weaving. Using the warping board to patterns for projects. Every time I pick it up I find something new and inspiring.
The photos are great and learning more about the history and philosophy behind Saori is very enlightening. " T.
"The book arrived today, it’s lovely… Now, I really want to just weave…
Thanks again, I can’t wait to sit down after my boy is in bed with tea and read through it. I’m already dreaming about making the jumper."C
"The book came today. Thanks for the super fast service. Can't wait to look through it all. Your shop is lovely and I've been enjoying reading your blog.
"This book is my Saori "teacher" for the present time since I don't live close to a studio for lessons. I received the book in less than 72 hours after placing order. The content in book exceeded my expectations and I am really excited to get started. I would highly recommend book for anyone wanting to learn the Saori weaving way.." I
"This is exactly the book I needed to start exploring SAORI weaving. It is informative and encouraging with pictures of lovely examples of this type of weaving. But let me say something about the owner of this shop. My package arrived quickly and was so beautifully wrapped that I could not bring myself to open it. It was such a lovely surprise and really boosted my impression of this artist. If you are thinking of delving into SAORI weaving, I highly encourage you to take advantage of this artist's shop. She is lovely and gracious and will help you on your way."G
"I want to tell you how much I appreciated the way the Saori book I ordered from you was presented. It has been a number of years since I was in Japan. How wonderful to see the care taken in presentation. It brought tears to my eyes for the wonderful memories of shopping in Japan and the wrapping and care taken with anything that was purchased. The bay leaves are much appreciated and the ginkgo leaf brought memories of college." F
“Saori Self-Innovation" book is an orientation to Saori style, devices and techniques.
One section is a short description of the Saori philosophy.
Section 2 explains the basic devices, materials and techniques of the equipment and the whys of these. If you already weave on Western-style floor looms some of the accessibility and efficiency innovations are striking.
Section 3 covers the basics of constructing finished objects - usable pieces - from Saori weavings. If you already sew, you may find the transformation of a long, 2-D strip into 3-D coverage intriguing.
A final section explains the epiphany that got the founder thinking, modifying and extrapolating - from ikebana practitioner through ikebana maverick to weaving maverick to...what I would call an inclusive philosopher of human ingenuity. Useful thoughts.” Debra Reynolds
"The step by step directions of how to warp the loom and the great visuals are very thorough. The information on creating clothing from woven material is very inspiring. The service was excellent and the book came with a unique wrapping and a surprise gift. It was very artistic and much appreciated." R
"The book is wonderful. Beautifully illustrated and motivating. I was very happy with how quickly this book arrived. It came beautifully wrapped with a note and some Bay Laurel for my soups. Jill was very helpful and a delight to talk with on the phone about Saori and she answered all my questions. She was professional and I really enjoyed talking with her. She has a wealth of information on Saori and was eager to share her knowledge. Thank you Jill!!!" IC
nickolena ‘s (jill's) shop. She is a total doll and the See’s caffe au lait lollipop is amazing. Oh, and the book is fantastic!" H
"I have a lot of trouble with newly printed books, from the ink and glue smells. Sometimes I have to set books on the back porch for weeks before I can read them without getting a headache. Not only is this book - and hopefully the others - printed in Japan, (not China!), I could page through it immediately! I can’t remember the last time that happened, and we have a fairly heavy new book habit here. The binding is the first in a long time that I was able to successfully use my mother-the-librarian’s technique of gently conditioning the pages before reading, without cracking the spine….so long that I had forgotten that I used to do that with every single new book.
Totally worth the purchase price just for the amazingly scented bay leaves ( jill includes). They are out-pacing my fresh picked gardenias on the table here!" S
"Fantastic introductory book to Saori weaving. Extremely fast shipping and excellent prices. The extra goodies were a great little surprise. Looking forward to buying from in the future."A
"Hi Jill I have been following your lovely work on your blog..I'm going to start reading and learning about Saori weaving. I love spinning...and think weaving will be next . Thanks for all your sharing... It really motivates us to try it solo." C
"This is a wonderful book full of information for the novice weaver and ideas for the experienced weaver."K
I just received my book I ordered from you, Saori self innovation through free weaving. I loved receiving everything that came with the book. It was all so beautifully well thought out and packaged. I loved eating my little candy while beginning to read the book. The Bay laurel is wonderful and looking forward to cooking with it in my own soups. The notes. Post card, envelope, ribbon, all of it was wonderful. My order was acknowledge so quickly and it arrived so fast.
I am so impressed by your professionalism with handling my order, and your down home conversation in answering my many questions on the phone as well. Thank you so much." L
"What a gorgeously written and illustrated book! I got a beautifully packaged book (laurel leaves a plus!) that was shipped promptly, and received quickly! thanks."J
"It was so thoughtful of you to include the bay laurel leaves and Sees sucker with the book. What a lovely presentation. My wife, the weaver, is from CA so this was all so appreciated. And she has wanted the Saori book for quite some time.
Hope you're having a lovely holiday. Many thanks." M
" My shopping experience with Jill was a great one. The book arrived quickly. I also find her site to be very friendly to a beginning weaver. I will be doing more business with her."CS
"What a great book. This book just goes to show you can make beautiful things with the minimum of weaving equipment and not get caught up in "shaft envy". Simple techniques, simple construction, fantastic results. And what lovely shipping care. I haven't had a Sees sucker in over 14 years, that lovely gift brought back so many memories. The bay laurel leaves were a fragrant surprise too. This was a wonderful experience and I have plans to purchase more from this Etsy vendor. Thank you so much" K
"This book is awesome, Jill was so helpful and I can't wait to start my new endeavor of weaving! Love the bay leaves, will use them in soup this
"Love this seller!!!! This book is a HUGE help for Saori weaving!!!"D
"My goodies came today and the loom should be here sometime later as Fedex never comes at the same time twice. Before I sit and read the ( saori) book, I wanted to thank you for the pleasantries in the box , a kindred spirt ...Namaste" L
"The book came in pristine condition and faster than I ever imagined!! It was packed with such tender, loving care, it was a total JOY to open......it was like a present within a present. I don't often get purchases sent with such wonderful, thoughtful surprises, and wrapped in such an elegant manner.......this really made my evening, opening this......Christmas in April !!!
Wonderful.....Jill is amazing <3 " D
"I have never received a package before that was packed with such loving care. I received extra little loving presents on top of the gift wrap package. I love the book that I ordered and I'm very glad that I did. It really is a must-have manual when you buy a Saori weaving loom. The book truly gives you everything you need to weave on your loom. I would absolutely buy from this seller again and actually I intend to."Debra
"Amazingly fast service!!!! Wonderful book..expensive..( but no more than other Japanese books ) but I it worth every penny .. educational and inspiring 😊" P
"Hi Jill. I was so thrilled when my SAORI weaving book arrived in the mail. When I opened the packing, I was amazed by the amount of love and care you took in wrapping my book. I had to take a picture before I opened it, which I was hesitant to do, because it was just so special. Your lovely note, the laurel leaves, the candy, the wax stamp..........no one has ever sent a package wrapped in so much fun and beauty. So, thank you. Oh, the book is fantastic too. I hold the dream in my heart of venturing out someday in the near future to weave and learn in your studio. Thank you for being there and for what you do. Sheri"
" I received my Saori book this morning.
Thank you for all your extra special items that you included.
I am excited to study and explore the philosophy and techniques of this practice.
I lived in Japan for 3 years and my heart is still there ! When I lived there I was looking into traditional weaving instruction but I wasn’t able to pursue that dream .
A few years later I studied Navajo Weaving in Taos , New Mexico with a Navajo artisan.
I think the Saori way is the missing link to how I want to be.
The book you sent so artfully will start me on the path .
Roberta Lipski "
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My first Saori book of many I sure. The colors used are to die for and ideas and patterns for clothes are yes, yes, and, yes please!
I wasn’t sure if I would even need this, but Jill convinced me and I am so glad I listened. This is a must!
I love the book and 2 days after reading it have completed my first Saori weaving. It arrived quickly with some wonderful little surprises that really made my day! Thank you so much, I am so glad I ordered from you. :)
This is a beautiful book, wonderful large images with fantastic text. It contains a history and instructions on warping an techniques. Love it! Super fast shipping too, CA to ME in no time :)
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