150 Contemporary Designs
Give woven textiles a contemporary twist with Color and Texture in Weaving.
Learn to mix color and yarn types to create textiles that are rich with color and texture as well as refreshing and modern. Using either a simple four- or eight-shaft loom you can discover how to mix color and yarn types to maximize visual effects in your weaving.
If you're new to the loom, you'll find complete instructions on how to get your loom set up with illustrated diagrams and beginner-friendly lifting patterns. And if you've already mastered the basic skills, you'll find Color and Texture in Weaving to be a dependable weaving resource with complex techniques and a wealth of inspiring patterns. There are hundreds of weaving patterns within for you to enjoy; each is illustrated with swatches of finished textiles, setup diagrams, lifting patterns, and fabric samples shown in large, full-color photos to highlight the detail.
Providing you with everything from basic setup instructions to advanced weaving ideas, Color and Texture in Weaving offers contemporary, colorful, and creative possibilities for all weavers looking to refine their color and texture approaches to textiles. Softcover;143 pages; Interweave Press
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Comments about Color and Texture in Weaving:
This book does not give the tie-up and treadling as I am use to with other books. I stayed with it determined to interpret it, but I just couldn't do it and finally gave up. Yes, I did figure out the tie-up. But the sequence for the warp color changes. Don't tell me that little key on the side (picture of a weft wrap) is all there is? Finally, gave up. This should not be that hard to figure out.