More than just a survey of interlacements from simple to intricate, this thoughtful addition to every crafter's library is a study course for weaving the best, most interesting, most successful fabrics imaginable. A liberating voice is given to each instruction, empowering weavers to discover the basic how-tos of their craft, such as how to design threadings, channel the design power of the tie-up, and make the most of threading options, as well as understand fibers, setts, and color interactions. Aspiring weavers will draw both inspiration and useful information from the clear explanations, wonderful examples, and color photographs of stunning fabrics featured throughout. This introduction to the fundamental principles of weave structure is the result of more than 30 years of serious study and is destined to become a classic for all weavers.
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Sharon Alderman is a weaver who teaches and lectures widely, and was awarded the Utah Governor’s Award in the Arts in 1996. Her work has been shown in competitions and invitational exhibitions throughout North America and is held is in both public and private collections. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.Review:
"It will appeal to weavers wanting to increase their knowledge of textiles, structures, and cloth function." -- Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot
"The sheer brilliance of the photographs is enough to keep you wandering through the pages, cover to cover... a treasure!" -- Treadles, the newsletter of the Handweavers & Spinners Guild of Victoria Inc.
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Book Description Interweave Press 2009-04-01, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1596681373. Bookseller Inventory # 662316
Book Description Interweave, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111596681373
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