Weft-Faced Pattern Weaves: Tabby to Taqueté

Nancy Arthur Hoskins

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Travel beyond the traditional limits of boundweave with this comprehensive guide to weft-faced pattern weaves. Beginning and experienced weavers alike will learn how to plan, predict, and weave colorful, rhythmical patterns, charming folk figures, and geometric designs in fabrics that are decorative and durable. Fifty-three projects range from simple to complex weaves. Directions, patterns, and tips are provided for the plain weave, twill, point twill, rosepath, overshot, taqueté, and samitum. It also features Coptic taquete and samitum re-creations and patterns from the Tunic of Tutankhamun. Engaging and informative text accompanies diagrams, illustrated samplers, and drafts with threading, tie-up, treadling, and drawdowns. This is the definitive work on weft-faced pattern weaves and is a must-have reference and resource guide for weavers and crafters alike.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 526 b/w & color images | 352 pp
ISBN13: 9780764338519

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Nancy Arthur Hoskins is an artist and author. She has written many articles on weaving, and also has an instructional videotape "Boundweaving." She lives in Eugene, Oregon.