Lucid text and 1,875 illustrations offer thorough survey, from simple draft and plain weaves to fancy weaves. Coverage includes basket and rib weaves; corkscrew, interlocking, and herringbone fancy twills; hundreds more.
A HANDBOOK OF WEAVES. Originally published in 1911. An extremely practical and comprehensive handbook consisting of the principles and methods used to produce a huge range of different styles of weaves. 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, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Excerpt from A Handbook of Weaves Crepe weaves Derived from Satin Weaves By Arranging Floats in Satin Order By Transposition Of Weaves in Checkerboard Order By Rearranging Other Weaves By Rearrangement of Warp Threads By Rearranging \narp and Filling Threads With Groups of Threads on the Same Shaft By Interlocking a Weave with its Reverse By Interlocking Two Weaves By Drafting One Weave over Another By Drafting a Weave in Four Squares. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
The artistic and practical aspects of creating fabric are considered in discussions on weaving on the loom and by hand, spinning and coloring yarn, and designing materials.
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.