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Weave structures used in North American coverlets

Clarita Anderson


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Weave structures used in North American coverlets by Clarita Anderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors approach to the identification and description of various structures used in North American coverlets has concentrated on structure or the way the yarns interlace rather than process. The weaving instructions are of necessity minimal and therefore meant for the experienced : $ Buy Weave structures used in North American coverlets by Clarita Anderson, Judith Gordon, Naomi Whiting Towner online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Genre/Form: Patterns: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anderson, Clarita. Weave structures used in North American coverlets.

Olney, Md.: Anderson, © OCLC Number: Description: 17 pieces in case: illustrations, color samples ; 26 x 31 cm: Contents: Introduction --Beiderwand --Beiderwand and --Double weave --Double weave --Even tied overshot --Honeycomb --Overshot --Overshot-on-opposites --Point twill --Single tied summer and winter --Summer and winter --Tied-Beiderwand --Tied-Biederwand and --Tied.

The newsletter will be published three times a year. The chair will write one article per issue on such topics as the elements of a coverlet, fabric analysis of coverlet patterns, a bibliography of coverlet related books, block design for coverlet patterns, weave structures used for coverlets and counterpanes and their fringes.

The newsletter will be published two or three times a year. The chair will write one article per issue on such topics as the elements of a coverlet, fabric analysis of coverlet patterns, a bibliography of coverlet related books, block design for coverlet patterns, weave structures used for coverlets and counterpane fringes.

Anderson, Clarita, Gordon, Judith and Towner, Naomi Whiting, Weave Structures Used in North American Coverlets, (Clarita Anderson, Olney Maryland,p.9). It includes the following weave structures: Turned Twill, Combination Weave, Point Twill Diamond & Star, and Gebrochen. Extant coverlets and early drafts will be explored to show provenance, as well as the distinct characteristics of this unique group of coverlets.

Something Old, Something New Presentation Weavers of Western Massachusetts. Of coverlets in summer-and-winter structure, none are known dated before Extremely rare single-weave, twill and “true Beiderwand” coverlets are not known with dates before Of the plentiful coverlets in the tied Beiderwand structure, none are known dated before Coverlets in free plain doublecloth are much more widely known.

Dated coverlets in the collection range from to Coverlets are woven bedcovers, used as the topmost covering on a bed. The weaver worked on a loom to construct the textile itself one row at a time, and the pattern was woven in as part of the process.

Anderson, C.S. American Coverlets and Their Weavers: Coverlets from the Collection of Foster & A Portfolio of Weave Structures used in North American Coverlets.

Olney, MD: Anderson. The Coverlet Book, Vol 1 & 2. Gaithersburg, MD: Flower Valley. The Coverlet Book (2 volumes) – Helen Bress The Crackle Weave – Mary Snyder (2) Weave Structures Used in North American Coverlets – Anderson, Gordon, Towner Weaving: A Creative Approach for Beginners – Clara Creager Weaving a Life: The Story of Mary Meigs Atwater.

Page8. Most of the coverlets in North America were woven between the end of the eighteenth century and the Civil War, by women in towns and on farms, and by professional weavers who brought with them from Europe a detailed knowledge of weaves and cloth structures necessary to create the popular geometric-patterned coverlets reproduced in these pages.

Check out our weave structures selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Many hand manipulated weave structures utilize conceptual and actual gangs. For example, in Figure 8, two types of in-lay are shown. In one, the in-lay shed is formed by raising one of the harnesses/shafts which is raised for the adjacent ground shed.

Thus, any weave structure can be used. Mary Meigs Atwater (28 February – 5 September ) was an American revived handweaving in America by collecting weaving drafts, teaching and writing; Handweaver and Craftsman called Atwater "the grand dame and grand mother of the revival of handweaving in [the United States]".

Atwater studied art at the Chicago Art Institute and in Paris, France. An overshot draft scanned from “A Handweaver’s Pattern Book” by Marguerite P.

Davison. Where I have highlighted in yellow, it says USE TABBY. What that means is that after every pattern shot, you want to use the alternating tabby shot to secure your pattern weft.

So when you break down the treadling pattern step by step: 1) Tabby shot: 1,3. Weave structures used in North American coverlets by Clarita Anderson (8 times) The Shuttle-Craft Book of American Hand-Weaving by Mary Meigs Atwater (8 times) Coverlets.

by Mary Meigs Atwater (7 times) Checklist of American Coverlet Weavers by John W. Heisey (7 times) Portfolio of American Coverlets Volume 2 by Carol Strickler (6 times). OVERSHOT The overshot weave structure was a popular type of weaving used to make towels, sheets, clothing, table linens, and coverlets.

This weave has a series of weft threads (usually a thicker colored wool) that "float" (lay loose) over the plain weave background (generally cotton). The weft threads create a raised appearance.

Weave structure: Tied Beiderwand Size: 84" x 97" Fiber: Cotton and wool Description: This coverlet is based on a pattern in early coverlets in Gay's collection.

The draft can also be found in Jacob Angstadt's Diaber Book. The trees used in the borders on the sides and the bottom are designed by Gay and are variation of the snowball motif. The geometric tied Beiderwand weave structure coverlet with pine tree border is woven with red, blue and green dyed wool weft.

Note the weaver ran out of the lighter green dyed wool and finished weaving the right half with a darker green dyed wool. Red, Gold and White Summer Winter Weave Structure Coverlet with Pine Tree Border.Woven Design and Structure in American Coverlets American woven blankets and coverlets range from handmade to industrially woven products.

Simple weaves, such as plain weave, twills, float weaves (often referred to as “summer and winter” due to their color contrasts) (), and certain doublecoths were woven on simple looms ().Weave structures used in North American coverlets by Clarita Anderson (18 copies) Coverlets; a handbook on the collection of woven coverlets by Mildred Davison (14 copies) American quilts by Elizabeth Wells Robertson (12 copies) Coverlets and the Spirit of America: The Shein Coverlets by Melinda Zongor (12 copies).