Weaving: a handbook of the fiber arts
Part I: A RICH AND TEXTURED PAST. 1. Fiber Art: The First Few Thousand Years. 2. Fiber Art: From the Classical Period to the Industrial Revolution. 3. Fiber Art: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Part II: ORIGINS, METHODS, AND MATERIALS. 4. Origins of Hand-Manipulated Fiber Structures. 5. Techniques of Hand-Manipulated Fiber Structures. 6. Looms and Accessory Equipment. 7. Simple Loom. 8. Materials for Weaving. 9. Preparation for Weaving. 10. Drafting. 11. Basic Weave Systems. 12. Compound and Multishaft Weave Structures. 13. Tapestry Weaving. 14. Rug Weaving. 15. Finishing Processes. Part III: A CLOSER LOOK AT WARP AND WEFT. 16. The Spinning Process. 17. Yarn Dyeing. 18. Yarn Patterning. Part IV: THE WORLD OF FIBERS. 19. The Theory of Fiber Art Design. 20. The Practice of Fiber Art Design. 21. The Fiber Artist of Today.
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