The Handweaver's Pattern Directory

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Interweave Press, Oct 1, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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A comprehensive introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block. Color photographs and large-scale drawings allow weavers to closely examine the details, and the compact size and lay-flat binding is convenient for keeping near the loom. A handbook that is essential for all four-shaft weavers, this manual includes weaving basics, specialized projects organized by degree of difficulty, finishing techniques, resources, and a glossary of terms.

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Excellen color photography and explainations. The font is a little small but with bifocals no problem. The books spiral binding makes it easy to remain open for reference. Read full review

The Handweaver's Pattern Directory: Over 600 Weaves for 4-shaft Looms

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Weaving teacher and writer Dixon's practical guide to more than 600 different weaving patterns for four-shaft looms divides weaves into basic groups by structure (e.g., basic threadings, block drafts ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Anne Dixon is a weaver, a teacher, and a writer. She has published booklets about inkle weaving and has contributed articles to a number American publications, including Handwoven. She is a Guild member of the Association of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers and a founding member of the Braid Society.

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