Hex Weave and Mad Weave: An Introduction to Triaxial Weaving

Hex Weave and Mad Weave: An Introduction to Triaxial Weaving

Description

Triaxial weaving is based on three axes, or directions, instead of the two directions used in most Western textiles. It is among the oldest forms of weaving, and in today's world, industry uses triaxial weaving to produce strong, stable fabrics. There is also a growing interest in triaxial weaving as an art form. Through more than 200 diagrams and photos, you will learn the basics of the two simplest forms of triaxial weaving a hex weave and mad weave. Practice your new skills with thirteen projects. The five hex weave projects are stationery stars, a tiny Christmas tree made from recycled holiday cards, an accordion journal, and a faux bull's eye clock. Eight mad weave projects cover pillows, tote and evening bags, a table runner, and eyeglass cases. Chapters include designing patterns, color, using paper, ribbons and yardage, and a troubleshooting section. This in-depth guide will inspire weavers, basket makers, quilters, and teachers alike.


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Details

Author(s)
Elizabeth Harris
Format
Paperback | 112 pages
Dimensions
216 x 279 x 12.7mm | 589.67g
Publication date
28 Jun 2014
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publication City/Country
Atglen, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
95 color images, 121 diagrams
ISBN10
076434465X
ISBN13
9780764344657
Bestsellers rank
485,985