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. By Inge Dam, 2013, 8.5 x 10 inches, hard cover, sewn (lays flat when open to make it easy to work from), 140 pages, color throughout, index, bibliography, and resources.
- ISBN-10: 0991761405
- ISBN-13: 978-0991761401