Weaving: A Handbook of Fiber Arts

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9780030226915: Weaving: A Handbook of Fiber Arts

Second Edition, Paperback book, 8.25 x 11 sized book. total 388 pages. Contains black and white pictures. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, publishings. Shirley E. Held, Iowa State University. Editor, Rita Gilbert. 1978, college softcover edition. Minor shelf wear, bottom right corner on front cover shows wear/rubbed slightly. The spine is tight and the pages are all intact, clean and without markings. Excellent book! Glossy covers. Features Include: The history of fiber arts; Handweaving on the loom; other construciton methods; spinning and coloring; design in the fiber arts;and The contemporary fiber artist. Priced affordable and will not last long since this kind of book is hard to find, especially in this condition at this price.

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Part I: A RICH AND TEXTURED PAST. 1. Fiber Art: The First Few Thousand Years. 2. Fiber Art: From the Classical Period to the Industrial Revolution. 3. Fiber Art: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Part II: ORIGINS, METHODS, AND MATERIALS. 4. Origins of Hand-Manipulated Fiber Structures. 5. Techniques of Hand-Manipulated Fiber Structures. 6. Looms and Accessory Equipment. 7. Simple Loom. 8. Materials for Weaving. 9. Preparation for Weaving. 10. Drafting. 11. Basic Weave Systems. 12. Compound and Multishaft Weave Structures. 13. Tapestry Weaving. 14. Rug Weaving. 15. Finishing Processes. Part III: A CLOSER LOOK AT WARP AND WEFT. 16. The Spinning Process. 17. Yarn Dyeing. 18. Yarn Patterning. Part IV: THE WORLD OF FIBERS. 19. The Theory of Fiber Art Design. 20. The Practice of Fiber Art Design. 21. The Fiber Artist of Today.

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