Elements of Weaving: A Complete Introduction to the Art and Techniques

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Fundamental principles of simple looms and elementary weaves to more advanced textile designs including brocades, lacy weaves and Spanish and Mexican lace as well as discussion of fibers, grading, quality, texture and pattern. An essential reference book. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER ONE Introduction
3
CHAPTER Two Getting StartedTwo Projects
11
Winding the Warp
30
CHAPTER THREE The FourHarness FootPOvver LOOnn
37
LEARNING TO USE THE LOOM
44
The WarpCounting Cord
50
DRESSING THE LOOM
52
THE BEAMING PROCESS
59
Weaves
107
TWILL WEAVE
113
BASIC WEAVES AND THEIR COMBINATIONS
120
CHAPTER Six Materials
147
FILAMENT AND STAPLE FIBERS
156
Texture Pattern
165
Grouping of Yarns to
178
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182

THREADING THE HEDDLES
62
THE SLEYING PROCESS
68
THE SLEYINGPROCESS
71
THE TIEUP
76
BOBBIN WINDING AND EQUIPMENT
82
WEAVING RHYTHMICALLY
89
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90
APPENDIX
186
Looms
217
LOOM ACCESSORIES AND EQUIPMENT
227
Correction of Errors
233
BIBLIOGRAPHY
245
115
249
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