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The Shuttle-Craft Book On American Hand-Weaving
     

The Shuttle-Craft Book On American Hand-Weaving

by Mary Meigs Atwater
 

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This antiquarian book contains a detailed treatise on American hand-weaving, being an account of the rise, development, eclipse, and modern revival of a national popular art together with information of interest and value to collectors, technical notes for the use of weaver, and a large collection of historical patterns. This comprehensive yet accessible guide will be

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This antiquarian book contains a detailed treatise on American hand-weaving, being an account of the rise, development, eclipse, and modern revival of a national popular art together with information of interest and value to collectors, technical notes for the use of weaver, and a large collection of historical patterns. This comprehensive yet accessible guide will be of considerable value to those with an interest in weaving and its history, and it would make for a great addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: Origins and Development, The Scope of this Book, Beginner's Problems, Design of the Fabric, Choice of Pattern and Color, Setting up the Loom, The Tie-Up, Weaving, The Plain Weave, The Twill Weave, etcetera. We are republishing this vintage book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443776226
Publisher:
Mason Press
Publication date:
10/27/2008
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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