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Synopsis:

From expert weaver Anne Dixon is The Weavers Inkle Pattern Directory –the ultimate resource for inkle weavers. Inkle weaving is a simple technique that offers ample opportunity for experimentation by beginners and experienced weavers. This book provides 400 patterns for loom enthusiasts and is the most comprehensive tool available to weavers.

Youll discover:

*An overview of inkle weavings history and traditions.

*Instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques.

*An astonishing 400 woven patterns—some making their first debut.

*Illustrated samples and charts.

*Drafts provided throughout the entire guide.

An incomparable guide, Anne Dixon offers all of the tips, tricks, and techniques to these traditional and modern patterns and introduces a bounty of new, innovative designs as well. Inkles can be used for a variety of projects ranging from belts and braces to trims and neckpieces. They can be stitched together to make bags, mobile-phone purses, cushion-covers, table-mats, and much more.

Also included is a foreword by Madelyn van der Hoogt, the editor of Handwoven magazine and the author of The Complete Book of Drafting and The Weavers Companion (Interweave). She opened the Weavers School in 1984 and teaches weaving workshops throughout the United States and Canada.

About the Author

Anne Dixon weaves, lectures, and teaches throughout the U.S. and U.K. She is the author of Handweavers Pattern Directory (Interweave), and has published booklets on inkle weaving, has contributed articles to a number of publications, including Handwoven magazine, and has exhibited both in the U.K. and abroad. She is a guild member of the Association of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers, and a founding member of the Braid Society.

Table of Contents

Chapters: Technique

1.BASICS: Introduction

Equipment

Basic techniques

2.PATTERNS:

Warp threaded patterns

Color threaded Patterns

Warp Manipulation

Pick-Up

Lettering: Compensating

Runic

Lettering on checks [both 5 and 7 units]

Baltic-Style [including lettering]

Pebbles: South American: singles and pairs

Warp-faced Monks Belt

Warp-faced Krokbragd

Double Weave

Warp Changes

Clasped warps

Additions to Warp Surface

Beads

Core and wraps

Scribbling

Embroidery

Knots on the surface

Inserted warp

Gathering and pleating

Scrunching and Shibori

Weft Manipulation

Stitched Inlay [and dukagang]

Inlay within inkle band

Beads on weft(s)

Selvedge Treatments

Beads on auxiliary warp(s)

Fancy Yarns

Clasped Wefts and Crossovers

Tablet edging

Fringes: inserted and knotted

Width of Inkle

Decreasing and increasing numbers of warp threads

3.FINISHING THE ENDS: Flat and round plaits; whipping

4.OTHER METHODS: Other ways to weave inkles

5.HISTORY: A brief overview of inkle weaving in the past

6.CHARTS FOR DESIGNING: Range of design charts for photocopying

7.RESOURCES

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596686472
Subtitle:
400 Warp-Faced Weaves
Author:
Dixon, Anne
Author:
Hoogt, Madelyn Van Der
Author:
Van Der Hoogt, Madelyn
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Subject:
Weaving
Subject:
Crafts-Weaving and Spinning
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20120821
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color art throughout, color photos t
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.5 in

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From expert weaver Anne Dixon is The Weavers Inkle Pattern Directory –the ultimate resource for inkle weavers. Inkle weaving is a simple technique that offers ample opportunity for experimentation by beginners and experienced weavers. This book provides 400 patterns for loom enthusiasts and is the most comprehensive tool available to weavers.

Youll discover:

*An overview of inkle weavings history and traditions.

*Instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques.

*An astonishing 400 woven patterns—some making their first debut.

*Illustrated samples and charts.

*Drafts provided throughout the entire guide.

An incomparable guide, Anne Dixon offers all of the tips, tricks, and techniques to these traditional and modern patterns and introduces a bounty of new, innovative designs as well. Inkles can be used for a variety of projects ranging from belts and braces to trims and neckpieces. They can be stitched together to make bags, mobile-phone purses, cushion-covers, table-mats, and much more.

Also included is a foreword by Madelyn van der Hoogt, the editor of Handwoven magazine and the author of The Complete Book of Drafting and The Weavers Companion (Interweave). She opened the Weavers School in 1984 and teaches weaving workshops throughout the United States and Canada.

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