Weft-faced Pattern Weaves

Weft-faced Pattern Weaves

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Weft-Faced Pattern Weaves: Tabby to Taquete

Nancy Arthur Hoskins

Travel beyond the traditional limits of boundweave with this comprehensive guide to weft-faced pattern weaves. Beginning and experienced weavers alike will learn how to plan, predict, and weave colorful, rhythmical patterns, charming folk figures, and geometric designs in fabrics that are decorative and durable. Fifty-three projects range from simple to complex weaves. Directions, patterns, and tips are provided for the plain weave, twill, point twill, rosepath, overshot, taquete, and samitum. It also features Coptic taquete and samitum re-creations and patterns from the Tunic of Tutankhamun. Engaging and informative text accompanies diagrams, illustrated samplers, and drafts with threading, tie-up, treadling, and drawdowns. This is the definitive work on weft-faced pattern weaves and is a must-have reference and resource guide for weavers and crafters alike. 

Spiral-bound, 352 pages
Published December 30th 2011 by Schiffer Publishing (first published December 31st 1992)
ISBN13: 9780764338519