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MAGIC

 

 
To see the GENERAL CONTENT of this book, check the book’s TABLE OF CONTENTS on pages 4-5.

Some of the pages in the book are FLAGGED for quick reference. Look at the side of the pages and you will see that some pages show a color at the edge. Those are flags for: the Yarn Chart, Sett Chart, Basic Weaving Terms, Definition of Weaving Terms, Glossary of Tools, Essential Loom Parts and Definitions of Basic Loom Parts (standard and optional).

A DETAILED INDEX for this book was planned from the beginning but, at the last minute, the publisher decided room was too limited... better not to cut chapter content. So instead I have include detailed indices on this web page which follows.

You may PRINT OUT these web page Indices and keep these with the book for handy reference. That’s what I do.

Another method: NOTE EACH NEW BOLDED TERM in the book as it is presented, from front to back. These are presented in order, each building understanding based on previous terms.

Entry
  Page
Africa, African Bead Weaving
  14
Africa, African Strip Weaving
  15
China, Fingernail Weaving (isuzure-ori)
  7
Guatemala
   15, 20, 51, 78, 90
India, Handspinning
  54
India, Patola Cloth Weaving
  123
Laos, Modeling Silks
  129
Laos, Supplementary Weft Weaving
  93
Morocco, Natural Dyed Yarns
  60
Thailand, Ikat Weaving
  107
USA, Navajo Weaving
  133


Gianni Vecchiato, Paola Gianturco and Tobby Tuttle are world-famous photographers whose works feature textiles we are honored to have in our book.


 

Beck, Ulrike
   17, 38 99
Bentley, Mary
   42, 68
Boesel, Ingrid
  61
Borgerd, Barbara
  11
Collingwood, Peter
   13, 38, 62, 89, 99, 117
Collingwood, Jason
   55, 117
Dewdney, John
  13
Dam, Inge
  13
Fry, Laura
  84
Hall, Blanche
   10, 11, 46
McDermot, Joanna
  14
Osborne, Carmen
  1
Sample, Ernestine
  9, 13
Stanley, Mary
  66
Weisinger, Gudrun
  135
Scale, Sue
  142


Weavings by the author: Title Page and Pages 12, 13, 37, 39 53, 55, 56, 67, 69, 85, 87, 88. 91, 93, 97 , 100, 104, 105, 107, 115, 116, 117, 119, 123, 124, 137,138,140, 141, 142 include projects, weavings for illustration plus samples in Chapter 3 . (All photography and all weaving is by the author unless otherwise indicated.)

 

Antique Linen
  127, 134
Harry Tyler Coverlets (Jefferson County Historical Society, Watertown NY)
  125
Jacquard Loom (Shelburne Museum, Shelburn VT)
  30
Kent Cloth, Ghanna Africa (Emily Clines Collection, PA)
  13
Overshot Coverlet and Antique Loom (Alling Coverlet Museum, Palmyra NY)
  118


 

Acknowledgments
  3
African Strip Weaving
  14,15
Airlift – definition
  33
Analysis, fabric/textile
  Chapter 13 from Page 126
Apron – definition and photographs
   27, 29, 33
As drawn in
  Chapter 12 from Page 120
Back beam, sectional – photographs
   27, 29 + Chapter 11 from Page 107
Back beam, generic – definition and illustration
   21, 27, 32
Balance and balance variations – definition
  38
Balanced weave (50/50)
   27, 41
Band weaving
  12
Basics weaving skills – how
   64, 65, 66
Basket weave – definition,
   40, 41
Basket weave – definition
   40, 41, 51
Bead weaving
   14, 38
Beam the warp – photographs
  77
Beam the warp (roll on)
  77
Beat (verb) – definitions,
   17, 80
Beater – definition,
   21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29
Beater, overhead – photograph
  29
Beater, sliding – photograph
  22
Bench, loom – photographs
   26, 29
Block – definitions
   54, 113
Bobbin, filling – photographs
  79
Bobbins, filling – photographs
  79
Brake, ratchet (gears) – definition, illustrations and photographs
   21, 24, 26, 32
Brake, generic – definition, illustrations and photograph
   21, 26, 27, 32
Brake release (pedal) – definition and illustrations
   21, 26, 27, 29, 32
Brake, spokes – definition and photograph
   29, 32
Brake, friction – definition and photograph
   26, 32
Breakage, warp
  89
Breast beam (see front beam)
   21, 24
Broken warp
  83
Castle – definition, illustration and photographs
   21, 24, 26, 27, 32
Caterpillars, mat
   140-141
Circle drafting
  101
Cloth beam – definition, illustration and photographs
   21, 24, 26, 27, 29, 32
Cloth area – definition
  47
Color bars – definition and illustration
  49
Colors, blending
  97
Compare: warping front-to-back with back-to-front
  98
Cutting line
  83
Dedication
  3
Dot method for drawdowns – definition and illustration
  48
Doubling Stand (doubler)
  36
Drafting, weaving draft – definitions and illustrations
   Chapter 4 from Page 46
Drafting, computer software
  53
Drafting, profile
   54, 55
Draw-up draft – definition and illustration
  50
Drawdowns (Drawdown area) – definitions and illustrations
  Chapter 4 from page 46
Drawdowns, sidewinder – definition and illustration
   47, 49
Drawdowns, weft
  47
Drawdowns, structural – definition and illustration
   47, 48
Drawdowns, warp
Drawdowns, color-and-weave effect – definition and illustration
  47
Drawdowns, color-and-weave interlacement – definition and illustration
   47, 49, 50, 52
Drawdowns, interlacement – definition and illustration
   47, 49
End – definition
  19
Ends per inch (epi) – definition
  19
Ergonomics
  81
Errors, threading
  78
Errors, weaving
  83
Fabric analysis
  Chapter 13 from Page 126
Face of the cloth – definition
  19
Fell line – definition and photograph
  23
Fibers
  Chapter 5 from Page 56
Finishing fabrics
  60, 61
Flanges – definition and photograph
  29, 33
Floating selvedge – definition
  19
Floating selvedge – illustration, photograph
   18, 19
Fly shuttle mechanism – photograph
   29, 33
Forward
  6
Fringe twister – photograph
  37
Front beam – definition, illustration and photographs
   21, 24, 26, 29, 32
Handspinning – definition
  17
Handweaving – definition
  17
Heading – definition
  40
Heddles, threading
  76
Heddles – definition, illustrations and photographs
   21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 135
Hemstitching – definition, illustrations, how-to ’ s
   65, 66
How to tie warp ends
  64
How to tie in a repair heddle
  64
How to tie in a warp thread
  64
Inch gauge – photograph
  37
Inkle looms – photographs
  12
Introduction: The Magic of Handweaving
   7, 8
Jacks – illustrations and photograph
   25, 28, 29
Knots, snitch
  63
Knots, overhand (circle)
  63
Knots, general
  Chapter 6 from Page 62
Knots, square
  63
Knots, slip
  63
Lamms – definition and illustration
   19, 25, 26, 27, 29
Leftover yarns
  Chapter 14 from Page 136
Levers – photographs
  24
Loom, floor generic essential parts
  21
Loom, computer-assisted
  30
Loom, countermarch – definition, illustrations and photographs
   23, 28, 29
Loom, floor types
   19 - 29
Loom, generic – definition and illustration
   21, 26
Loom, table – definition and photographs
   24, 25
Loom, jack – definition and illustrations
   23, 25
Loom, counterbalance – definition, llustration and photographs
   23, 27
Maintenance
  31
McMorran yarn balance – definition, examples for use
  58
Mixed warps
  136
Overshot miniature sampler
  123, 124
Overshot, drafting traditional
  Chapter 12 from Page 118
Paper weaving – definition, photographs
   38, 41
Pick
  19
Picks per inch (ppi)
  19
Pirn, filling – photographs
  95
Plain Weave – definition, illustrations
   40, 41, 50
Planning a weaving project
   68, 69
Plies, “ S ” and “ Z ”
  128
Potholder looms
  10
Project, color gamps (samplers)
  Chapter 9 from Page 90
Project, fabric analysis and antique towels
  Chapter 13 from Page 126
Project, twill color-and-weave-effect sampler and vest
  Chapter 10 from Page 100
Project, overshot
  Chapter 12 from Page 118
Project, weftovers become placemats, napkins, runner
  Chapter 14 from Page 136
Project, rag place mats and mug rugs
  Chapter 11 from Page 106
Project, Mini-Runner #2 in plain weave, two colors
  Chapter 7 from Page 67
Project, scarf and tam in plain weave with warp/weft colors
  Chapter 8 from Page 84
Project, Mini-Runner #1 in plain weave, one color
  Chapter 7 from Page 67
Profile drafting
   54, 55
Rachets (see brake)
Raddle – illustration
  36
Rags
  Chapter 11 from page 106
Rags, preparing and cutting
  113
Reed – illustrations and photographs
   21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29
Reed hook (see sley hook)
  
Rigid Heddle looms
  11
Risers – illustration
  28
Roll back, draft
  132
Roller system – illustration and photographs
  27
Rug examples (see also artist index)
  117
Sectional (see back beam, sectional and warping, sectional)
  Chapter 11 from Page 106
Sectional, modified method
  Chapter 11 from Page 106
Selvedge – definition and photograph
   19, 23
Sett Chart
   42, 43
Sett Project
  Chapter 3 from Page 44
Sett – definition
   19, 41
Shafts (frames) – definition, illustrations, photographs
   21, 24, 25, 26, 28, 27
Shafts – Color-coding
  33
Shaker samples
  116
Shed – definition, illustrations and photographs
   17, 19, 23, 24, 26, 27
Shed regulator
  27
Shuttle rotation
  87
Shuttle race – definition and photograph
   26, 32
Shuttles – purpose, illustration and photograph
   17, 19, 34
Sinkers – illustration
  28
Sley hook – photograph
  37
Small looms
  10
Storage, weavings
  83
Strollers (wheels)
  26
Structure, weaving – definition
   38, 39
Supplementary weft weave – definition, illustration
   40, 41
Tabby – definition
  40
Table of Contents
   4, 5
Tablet weaving
  12
Tapestry weaving
  13
Tension, warp
  78
Tension
   79, 82
Tension box – definition, use, photographs
  Chapter 11 Page 108-111
Texsolv system TM
   22, 37
Textile analysis
  Chapter 13 from Page 126
Thread – definition
  19
Threading hook – photograph
  37
Threading area – definitions
  46
Tie-up Cords (treadles to lamms) – photograph
   26, 27
Tie-Up area (O, X, OX) – definition
  47
Treadled as Threaded
  122
Treadles – definition, illustration and photograph
   21, 26, 27, 29
Treadling area – definition
  47
Tromp as writ
  Chapter 12 from Page 120
Twill Weave – definition,illustration
   40, 41, 51
Tying a warp to a previous warp
  Chapter 10 from Page 103
Unbalanced weave
  27
Walking the dog – illustrated
  71
Warp, using extra
  83
Warp, double-width
  Chapter 14 from Page 136
Warp hook (see Threading hook)
Warp beam - definition, illustations and photographs
   21, 24, 26, 29, 32
Warp, making
   71 - 73
Warp
  17
Warp beam, double or second – definition and photograph
  33
Warp calculations and take-up
   68, 69
Warp-Faced – definition and photographs
   38, 41, 45
Warping, cross at both ends – illustration
  139
Warping Pegs – illustration
  35
Warping, back to front
  Chapter 9 from Page 90
Warping process – definition
  19
Warping tips
  87
Warping Board – illustration and photographs
  35, 70 - 73
Warping a loom
   74 - 77
Warping, front to back
  Chapter 7 from Page 67
Warping, sectional (modified) – definition and photographs
  Chapter 11 from Page 107
Warping the loom – photographs
  74 - 77
Warping Mill – illustration
  35
Warps, striped and blended
   87, 97, 137
Wax clips – photograph
  37
Weave-Its and Weavettes TM – definition and photographs
  10
Weaver ’ s cross – definition
   38, 71
Weaving process – definition
  19
Weft – definition, illustration
  17
Weft, pattern – definition
  38
Weft, ground – definition
  38
Weft, changing colors
  88
Weft calculations and take-up
   68, 69
Weft-faced – definition and photographs
   38, 41, 45
Weftovers
  Chapter 14 from Page 136
Winder, ball – illustration
  36
Winder, umbrella – illustration
  36
Winder, squirrel cage – illustration
  36
Wraps-per-inch (wpi) – definition
   37, 41
Yarn Chart
  59
Yarn – definition
  19
Yarn sizes
  58
Yarn put-ups – definitions, illustrated
  57
 
  
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