The Theory and Practice of the Art of Weaving by Hand and Power: With Calculations and Tables, for the Use of Those Connected with the Trade

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Read Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 486 pages
THEORY AND PRACTICE OF THE ART OF WEAVING, BY HAND AND POWER, WITH CALCULATIONS AND TABLES, FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH THE TRADE. PREFACE: To acquire a competent knowledge of any Art, it must be learned either by reading, verbal teaching, observation and reflection, or actual practice and as it is of the utmost importance to the apprentice in any branch of business to be told the theory of it, and shown how to use the tools connected with that particular branch, it must be of use to the apprentice or young beginner in the Weaving Tratle also. Due to this, this volume has been written on the theory and practice of Weaving, and have through its pages given instructions how anyone with ordinary capacity and perseverance may learn the theory of the Art. Many of the earliest books on weaving, textiles and needlework, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, h

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