Weaver's Inkle Patten Directory

Weaver's Inkle Patten Directory : 400 Warp-Faced Weaves

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From expert weaver Anne Dixon comes The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory, the ultimate resource for inkle weavers. Inkle weaving is a simple technique that offers ample opportunity for experimentation to beginners and experienced weavers. This book is the most comprehensive tool available to inkle weavers. Inside, you'll find: an overview of inkle weaving's history and traditions; instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques; an astonishing 400+ woven patterns; illustrated samples and charts. This incomparable guide offers tips, tricks, and techniques to weave traditional and modern patterns and introduces a bounty of innovative new designs as well. Inkles created from these patterns can be used for a variety of projects, ranging from belts and braces to trims and neckpieces.show more

Product details

  • Spiral bound | 176 pages
  • 213 x 248 x 25mm | 699.99g
  • Interweave Press Inc
  • Loveland, CO, United States
  • English
  • 150 colour illustrations
  • 1596686472
  • 9781596686472
  • 21,563

About Anne Dixon

Anne Dixon weaves, lectures, exhibits, and teaches throughout the United States and United Kingdom. She is the author of Handweaver's Pattern Directory (Interweave) and has contributed articles to a number of publications, including Handwoven magazine. She is a guild member of the Association of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers and a founding member of the Braid Society. Anne lives in England.show more

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Praise for Anne Dixon's previous title, "The Handweaver's Pattern Directory" "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"show more

Table of contents

Foreword by Madelyn van der Hoogt Introduction About This Book Basic Equipment Basic Techniques Pattern Directory Basic warp color patterns Warp manipulation -Pick-Up -Lettering: Compensating -Runic -Lettering on Checks -Baltic-Style -South American Pebbles -Monk's Belt -Krokbragd Warp changes Additions to warp surface -Auxiliary Warp Threads -Scribbling -Embroidery -Soumak and Loops -Turkish and Other Knots Inserted auxiliary Thread manipulation -Gathering and Pleating -Scrunching and Shibori Weft manipulation -Dukagang -Inlay Selvedge treatments -Beads -Fancy Yarns -Clasped Wefts and Cross-overs -Tablet Edging -Fringes Width of inkle Finishings Charts for Designing Your Own Inkles Glossary Resources Credits Indexshow more

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