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

Hardcover | October 1, 2007

byAnne Dixon

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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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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-fl...

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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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2007Publisher:Interweave PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1596680407

ISBN - 13:9781596680401

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"Highly recommended for public libraries and textile collections in academic institutions. If you can buy only one book on handweaving this year, this is the one."  —Library Journal, starred review