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THE ART OF WEAVING. Fourth, revised and expanded edition. Else Regensteiner. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, 2015. Original edition published 1970 by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York. 216 pp. with 503 ills. (21 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 2014-922764 ISBN 9780764348563 In English.
Publisher's description: With comprehensive text, diagrams, drafts, and examples of fine woven fabrics, this book about the art and craft of weaving offers complete coverage of the materials and equipment, the techniques and the creative possibilities of the medium. Now in its fourth edition, this indispensable handbook is a must-have resource for weavers of all skill levels. This timeless classic now features examples of contemporary work and discusses the use of digital tools for hand-weaving. Chapters include the fundamentals of weaving, as well as looms and other equipment, yarns, how to design a warp and warp the loom, drafting, the basic weaves, pattern weaves, and how to apply this knowledge to discover the many faces of weaving. Weave structures covered include tapestry techniques, knotted, pile, flat-woven rugs, and two- and three-dimensional wall hangings.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 165755
Paperbound $34.99x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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