The Weaver's Workbook: A Concise Weaving Course Based On A Creative Understanding Of The Principles And Practices Of The Craft
Hilary Chetwynd's clear and practical approach, presented with a wealth of full-color diagrams, drafts, and photographs, promises to bring the enjoyment of creative weaving to a wide circle of enthusiasts, from beginner to experienced weaver.
The book provides comprehensive advice on a variety of topics, including:
-Choosing a loom and weaving accessories
-Designing and making the warp
-Threading the shafts and reed
-Preparing the loom
-Drafting and weaving patterns
-The weaving process
-Finishing woolen fabrics
This comprehensive guide gives readers a creative approach to weaving, based on a sound and lively understanding of the fundamental principles and practices of the craft.
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Looms and weaving accessories
Designing the warp
Making the warp
Threading the shafts and reed
Preparing the loom for weaving
How to solve weaving problems
Finishing of woollen fabrics
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