Designing Woven Fabrics

 

Designing Woven Fabrics

Designing Woven Fabrics describes and illustrates Janet's method of designing functional woven fabrics based on the 2/2 Twill weave structure. It addresses the questions that students most commonly ask of her: How do you design fabrics? Where do you get your ideas from? How do you choose colour combinations? What can I do with the yarn in my store cupboard? The book, generously illustrated with over 200 colour photographs and over 100 weave diagrams is divided into three distinct parts.
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Designing Woven Fabrics describes and illustrates Janet's method of designing functional woven fabrics based on the 2/2 Twill weave structure. It addresses the questions that students most commonly ask of her:

  • How do you design fabrics?
  • Where do you get your ideas from?
  • How do you choose colour combinations?
  • What can I do with the yarn in my store cupboard?

The book, generously illustrated with over 200 colour photographs and over 100 weave diagrams is divided into three distinct parts. 

  • Part 1 covers the construction and weaving of a Multiple-sectioned Sample Blanket developing the 2/2 Twill weave structure. 
  • Part 2 describes the principal design criteria available, such as colour, yarn and sett, to enable a weave structure to be developed into an attractive cloth.
  • Part 3 details 50 original designs using weaves from the Multiple-sectioned Sample Blanket and applying the design criteria to them.
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