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Tablet-Woven Accents for Designer Fabrics

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Tablet-Woven Accents for Designer Fabrics: Contemporary Uses for Ancient Techniques

Author: Inge Dam

The unique handwoven fabrics incorporating tablet-woven borders and accent bands are inspired by ancient textiles discovered in Danish bog and burial sites. In this book, the author describes the five tablet-weaving techniques she uses (Warp-Twined Tablet Weaving, Regular Double-Faced Tablet Weaving, Double-Faced 3/1 Broken Twill, `Missed Hole' Technique, and Pebble Weave with Tablets), and explain her process for incorporating tablet weaving into loom-woven fabrics. She shares some unique border treatments and embellishments and provide pattern motifs and project ideas. The instructions are clear and well-illustrated with over 320 photos, diagrams, and drawings. Weavers who wish to expand the possibilities for creating decorative and fashion fabrics will find this a valuable guide. Tablet weavers will find exciting new applications for their weaving.  

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 140 pages, 320 photos, diagrams and drawings
  • Publisher: Inge Dam (2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 098599830X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0985998301
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10 x 0.6 inches
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Tablet-Woven Accents for Designer Fabrics: Contemporary Uses for Ancient Techniques

Author: Inge Dam

The unique handwoven fabrics incorporating tablet-woven borders and accent bands are inspired by ancient textiles discovered in Danish bog and burial sites. In this book, the author describes the five tablet-weaving techniques she uses (Warp-Twined Tablet Weaving, Regular Double-Faced Tablet Weaving, Double-Faced 3/1 Broken Twill, `Missed Hole' Technique, and Pebble Weave with Tablets), and explain her process for incorporating tablet weaving into loom-woven fabrics. She shares some unique border treatments and embellishments and provide pattern motifs and project ideas. The instructions are clear and well-illustrated with over 320 photos, diagrams, and drawings. Weavers who wish to expand the possibilities for creating decorative and fashion fabrics will find this a valuable guide. Tablet weavers will find exciting new applications for their weaving.  

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 140 pages, 320 photos, diagrams and drawings
  • Publisher: Inge Dam (2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 098599830X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0985998301
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10 x 0.6 inches

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