Handweaver s pattern book the essential illustrated guide to over 600 fabric weaves

Handweaver s pattern book   the essential illustrated guide to over 600 fabric weaves Author Anne Dixon
ISBN-10 0713684119
Year 2007-12-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Gardners Books

This is a large size 'bible' of 600 different weaves of loom. It is organised by type, from basic 4-shaft structures to block drafts and double weaves, providing a wide range of herringbone, twill, zigzag and diamond designs. Each weave is rated according to degree of expertise required, and features a recipe of materials, a clearly photographed swatch showing the intricacies of each design and an easy-to-follow colour chart indicating the threading sequence and order of work. There are also basic explanations of basic weave structures and information on choosing and using looms and shuttles. There is also advice on working with colour, selecting and dyeing yarn, finishing techniques and suggested applications for the finished yarn.

A Handweaver s Pattern Book

A Handweaver s Pattern Book Author Marguerite Porter Davison
ISBN-10 1626548420
Year 2014-11-18
Pages 142
Language en
Publisher Churchill & Dunn, Limited

Pick the perfect pattern every time Sought after for nearly a century, "A Handweaver's Pattern Book" is the venerable compendium of weaving patterns found in early 20th century America by Marguerite Davison. Weavers of all experience levels can learn everything from basic twills to over-shot and irregular patterns. Often hailed "the handweaver's bible," this collection of patterns is complemented with fascinating textile history and helpful black-and-white photos. Numerous treadlings, illustrated with over 1,200 weavings, accompany each design that inspire innovation for expert weavers as well as provide helpful information for weavers who have yet reached that level. Davison also includes a yarn comparison chart in this comprehensive and highly visual guide. Perfect for both commercial and home weavers, this extensive handbook of strikingly diverse patterns will keep any four-harness weaver busy for years to come

Finishing touches for the handweaver

Finishing touches for the handweaver Author Virginia M. West
ISBN-10 0934026408
Year 1988-08
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Interweave Pr

Tells how to secure and add decorative fringes, join widths of handwoven material, and use embroidery techniques to provide a finishing touch

Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray Hayes

Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray Hayes Author Norma Smayda
ISBN-10 0764332465
Year 2009
Pages 205
Language en
Publisher Schiffer Pub Limited

This book features the original sample collection and handwritten drafts of the talented, early 20th century weaver, Bertha Gray Hayes of Providence, Rhode Island. She designed and wove miniature overshot patterns for four-harness looms that are creative and unique. The book contains color reproductions of 72 original sample cards and 20 recently discovered patterns, many shown with a picture of the woven sample, and each with computer-generated drawdowns and drafting patterns. Her designs are unique in their asymmetry and personal in her use of name drafting to create the designs. Bertha Hayes attended the first nine National Conferences of American Handweavers (1938-1946). She learned to weave by herself through the Shuttle-Craft home course and was a charter member of the Shuttle-Craft Guild, and authored articles on weaving.

Next Steps in Weaving

Next Steps in Weaving Author Pattie Graver
ISBN-10 9781620336274
Year 2015-08-19
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."

There is a lot to learn about weaving! As a new weaver, you might wonder what the next steps are to grow your skills. Next Steps in Weaving has the answers you're looking for. In this beautiful book by Pattie Graver, former Managing Editor of Handwoven magazine, you'll be explore a variety of weave structures and concepts in depth and detail including twill, color-and-weave, overshot, summer and winter, lace, and doubleweave. This is not just a book of weaving patterns. Each topic is explained and supplemented with instructions for weaving a sampler and a project in order to solidify the concepts and enable you to design your own projects. In addition, the book offers troubleshooting tips in order to expand your weaving expertise. Whether you're new to weaving, have the basics down, or are looking to improve your foundation skills, this book will be an asset to your weaving library. So what are you waiting for? Take the Next Steps in Weaving!

Mastering Weave Structures

Mastering Weave Structures Author Sharon D. Alderman
ISBN-10 1931499322
Year 2004
Pages 258
Language en

This exploration into the structure of various weaves provides an understanding of how each weave works, guiding weavers to design and weave their own beautiful fabrics. The underlying principles that govern a particular kind of structure are explained, as are modifying the basic draft and choosing fibers and yarns. Comprehensive and detailed, the book covers plain weave, twills, satin, waffle weaves, distortions of the grid, three-element weaves, loom-controlled double weave, Bedford cords and piques, loom-controlled pile weaves, and crepe weaves.

Weave Classic Crackle More

Weave Classic Crackle   More Author Susan Wilson
ISBN-10 0764339400
Year 2011
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Schiffer Publishing Limited

Crackle is a surprisingly versatile weave structure with exciting design potential. This book offers a comprehensive explanation of drafting the crackle weave structure and weaving classic crackle. Tools and tips for independent designing add extra depth to your study of crackle. Explore crackle's flexibility with a myriad of treadling variations, including an in-depth discussion of polychrome techniques. Learn about the expanded possibilities and unique challenges presented by crackle on more than four shafts. Over 200 images illustrate the methods described. Meticulously presented by a noted weaving teacher, this is the first book for American hand-weavers devoted exclusively to crackle in 50 years. Weavers will find this comprehensive guide to crackle weave a valuable addition to their libraries and a source of great inspiration.

Tapestry Weaving

Tapestry Weaving Author Nancy Harvey
ISBN-10 0934026645
Year 1991
Pages 208
Language en

Learn tapestry weaving from start to finish with this thorough guide. Hundreds of problem-solving tips are presented along with dozens of photos.

Weaving Overshot

Weaving Overshot Author Donna L. Sullivan
ISBN-10 1883010233
Year 1996
Pages 160
Language en

A complete discussion of overshot weaving with drafts, woven samples, and instructions.

Big Book of Weaving

Big Book of Weaving Author Laila Lundell
ISBN-10 1843404567
Year 2008
Pages 268
Language en
Publisher Anova Books

Packed with comprehensive technical information and 40 stylish projects, this is a beautiful compendium that beginner and expert weavers alike will turn to time and time again. Every project is contemporary in design and colour and practical for every room in the house - from a twill rag rug to a long striped placemat.

Warp and Weft

Warp and Weft Author Mariana Eriksson
ISBN-10 1570764735
Year 2011
Pages 186
Language en
Publisher Trafalgar Square Publishing

Warp and Weft inspires and instructs with lessons on pattern drafting. From the three most basic techniques of Swedish weaving--tabby, twill, and satin--to more advanced techniques, the book can be used by anyone who weaves. The pages are profusely illustrated, showing nearly 200 examples, including variations on plain weaves, twills, satins, block weaves, color effects, double weaves and lampas, as well as a variety of more unusual structures. The color photos are clear and close-up and accompanied by complete draw-downs and profile drafts adjacent for ease of comparison. The variety of materials, textures, and colors, including a section on damask and drawloom weaving, make this book an inspiration for creativity as well as an encyclopedic resource on the techniques of weaving.