Weaving Contours With A Fan ReedBook - 2017
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.
Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, 
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Weaving contours with a fan reed