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Color and Texture in Weaving: 150 Contemporary Designsby Margo Selby
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Give woven fabric a contemporary twist
Learn to create textiles that are rich with color and texture. Using either a simple four- or eight-shaft loom you can discover how to mix color and yarn types in your weaving with Color and Texture in Weaving.
Even if youre new to the loom, youll find complete instructions on how to get your loom set up, plus illustrated diagrams and lifting patterns. Color and Texture in Weaving also offers tons of inspiration and ideas for what to weave. More experienced weavers will also enjoy the more complex techniques, plus the directory of patterns to weave.
Get inspired to create fresh new textiles with Color and Texture in Weaving.
Give woven textiles a contemporary twist with Color and Texture in Weaving.
Learn to mix color and yarn types to create textiles that are rich with color and texture as well as refreshing and modern. Using either a simple four- or eight-shaft loom you can discover how to mix color and yarn types to maximize visual effects in your weaving.
Beginner weavers will find helpful guidance for color warping and a plethora of expert weaving inspiration. And if you've already mastered the basic skills, you'll find Color and Texture in Weaving to be a dependable weaving resource with complex techniques and a wealth of inspiring patterns. There are hundreds of weaving patterns within for you to enjoy; each is illustrated with swatches of finished textiles, setup diagrams, lifting patterns, and fabric samples shown in large, full-color photos to highlight the detail.
Providing you with everything from basic setup instructions to advanced weaving ideas, Color and Texture in Weaving offers contemporary, colorful, and creative possibilities for all weavers looking to refine their color and texture approaches to textiles.
About the Author
Author Margo Selby is an extremely successful weaver and textile designer who has designed products for a leading home interiors store and has appeared on the BBC network.
Table of Contents
About this book
PART 1: MATERIALS AND INSPIRATION
Types of yarn and fiber
Developing a color palette
Keeping a technical file
PART 2: COLOR AND STRIPE
PART 3: THE COLLECTIONS
Stripes and checks
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