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Re-Inventing - as an eBook
by Marcy Petrini
... Weaving Structures (<=4) 201e
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Taking the idea of a float, this 121-page monograph develops the concept of a twill: balanced and unbalanced, straight, broken, pointed, undulating, irregular and weft-faced. After the basics, ways to increase the repertoire are discussed: how to use the treadling of one twill on the threading of another, how to combining twills and how to apply treadling methods to a variety of twills. Color received special treatment: how to showcase a pattern with color and how color-and-weave patterns disguise the twill to produce interesting motifs. Planning a project using a twill requires that the repeat of the pattern match the total number of threads; this is discussed with a variety of examples for the different circumstances that arise. Other topics specific to twills are also covered: how to read a draft, selvages, warp sett, and hints on weaving twills. The monograph concludes with notes and acknowledgments.
121 pages; 104 illustrations; 117 drawdowns; 29 tables.
Published July 20, 2015.
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