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For Immediate Release | December 2011
“Weft-Faced Pattern Weaves: Tabby to Taqueté”
Nancy Arthur Hoskins
Nancy Arthur Hoskins brings 53 projects for weavers, proceeding from simple to complex designs in her new book, "Weft-Faced Pattern Weaves: Tabby to Taqueté", using 400 figurative, floral, flamepoint, and geometric patterns. A gallery of completed projects will inspire your own ideas!
Atglen P.A. — Explore beyond the traditional limits of boundweave with this guide to weft-faced pattern weaves. Weavers of all skill levels will learn how to plan, predict, and weave colorful rhythmical patterns, charming folk figures and geometric designs with this comprehensive guide. Fifty-three projects range from simple to complex weaves. Directions, patterns, and tips are supplied for the plain weave, twill, point twill, rospath, overshot, taqueté and samitum are included. Also featured, are Coptic taquete and samitum re-creations and patterns from the Tunic of Tutankhamun. Engaging and informative text accompanies diagrams, illustrated samples, and drafts with threading, tie-up, treadling, and downdrafts. This is a must-have reference book on weft-faced pattern weaves for weavers and crafters alike.
Nancy Arthur Hoskins has taught college weaving for many years. She felt that the method of drafting and designing of her students would be useful to others. In addition to being an artist and author she also has a teaching video “Boundweaving”. Nancy has written many articles on weaving. She currently lives in Eugene, Oregon.
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Size: 8 ½” x 11
Illustrations: 526 b/w & color images
Page Count: 352
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