This book offers a comprehensive introduction for all those wishing to design and weave a wide range of fabrics from scratch.
Starting with the basics of woven textile design, the book looks at how to draw up and interpret records and notation, before explaining how different types of cloth are constructed, starting with the most basic of plain weaves, through twill weaves, textured weaves such as seersucker, crepe and corded cloths to more complicated designs created with extra threads woven in to produce a wide range of patterns.
Illustrated throughout with diagrams, weaving plans and examples from contemporary designers, the book also includes advice on using different yarns and colours to create stunning and unique designs.
Offering clear, practical advice, this book will show you how to interpret your initial concepts and develop your ideas on the loom.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages, 660 illustrations, 300 in colour
- Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/04/2014
- Category: Textile design & theory
- ISBN: 9781780673370