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Collapse Weave: Creating Three-Dimensional Cloth
     

Collapse Weave: Creating Three-Dimensional Cloth

by Anne Field
 

Collapse cloth—cloth that, when removed from the loom and washed, takes on an entirely different appearance as the threads draw up and create puckers. Combinations of various weaving techniques are presented alongside photos and diagrams, providing clear instructions for sewing scarves, wraps, tops, and harem-style pants made from this fluid and unusual cloth

Overview

Collapse cloth—cloth that, when removed from the loom and washed, takes on an entirely different appearance as the threads draw up and create puckers. Combinations of various weaving techniques are presented alongside photos and diagrams, providing clear instructions for sewing scarves, wraps, tops, and harem-style pants made from this fluid and unusual cloth. Additional chapters describe in detail how to warp the loom and add special effects such as double weave, supplementary warps, spaced cloth, overshot, and deflected double weave. Tips for those who want to spin their own yarn for collapse projects are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570764042
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Pages:
150
Sales rank:
1,017,106
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Anne Field has been weaving and spinning since 1962. She is the author of "The Ashford book of Weaving," "The Four-Shaft Table Loom," and "Spinning Wool: Beyond the Basics."

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