A Manual of Weave Construction - A Systematic Arrangement and Explanation of the Foundation and Derivative Weaves for Harness Looms

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Read Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 108 pages
A MANUAL OF WEAVE CONSTRUCTION. A SYSTEMATIC ARRANGEMENT AND EXPLANATION OF THE FOUNDATION AND DERIVATIVE WEAVES FOR HARNESS LOOMS. The following pages of this book contain the first systematically classified treatise on weave construction to be published in the English language. The weaves are divided into the three general classes, plain, twill, and satin; under each of these divisions are given rules for constructing derivative weaves, which are illustrated with over 500 drafts, diagrams, and illustrations of cloth samples. The object of the work is to give in as few words as possible a comprehensive treatise on weave construction. The information it contains, once acquired, will enable the student to construct derivative weaves, of which the number is unlimited, to suit requirements as they arise. The distinctive features of the book are - I. Systematic Classification. 2. Concise and Clear Explanations. 3. Illustrations of both Weave Drafts and Cloth Samples. For self-instruction

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