Pattern Weaving Basics for the Handloom
Pattern weaving is the name given to fabrics that are produced by how a loom is threaded and which threads are raised and lowered to produce patterns. Rabbit Goody has been weaving pattern work for almost half a century and specialized in historic pattern work. This is a workbook is written for beginning weavers and weavers who would like a step-by-step method for planning a design, winding a warp, setting up a hand loom and working through threaded pattern weaving. Rabbit Goody has develop some very easy steps that make warping a simple process and makes the understanding of pattern work easy to follow. The book includes:
• Basic steps needed to weave luxurious fabrics on a foot-treadle handloom
• Tips and variations for exploring creative weaving ideas
• Step-by-step color photos show the process
• Projects for scarves, throws, table sets, runners, and blankets
This book includes lots of great photos so that you can take the book to your equipment and use it as a workbook. There are some tricks of the trade that Rabbit has included, and she’ll be glad to sign copies purchased through this online store. Photos by Richard Walker. Text by Rabbit Goody. Soft Cover. Published by Stackpole Books.