Ondul Textiles : Weaving Contours With A Fan Reed
Weaving involves straight, parallel, and gridlike lines, but as Norma Smayda shows, ondul#65533;--weaving with curving warp threads--offers new directions. This is the first book on ondul#65533; textiles, and includes clear information on every aspect, from instructions to design tips to a comprehensive history of thefan reed, the tool that makes ondul#65533; possible. Smayda shares the details of her own learning experiences with numerous ondul#65533; warps in a variety of fibers. More than 180 color photos also feature stunningly beautiful work by five other contemporary and two twentieth-century weavers, plus intriguing historic Japanese textiles. Also included are sections on weft ondul#65533;, designing a fan or hybrid reed, and the thought processes behind twenty-one of the featured projects, including drafts. This reference will serve as foundation and inspiration for your ondul#65533; weaving.
Schiffer Pub Ltd 2017