Catalog : Books : Weaving
Techniques of Tablet Weaving
by Peter Collingwood
Out of Print, Limited Quantities Available
Robin and Russ Handweavers, 2002 ed.
Back Cover:"This 320 page manual presents the most complete instructional and
historicaldocumentation of tablet weaving ever contained in one book. The
techniques are categorizedinto 17 weave structures with chapters devoted to
each. Close-up photographs, patterndrafts, and step-by-step diagrams
illustrate each technique. In addition to providing historical background,
the text includes concise instructions with helpful hints forreproducing each
technique and many new variations. Both weavers and collectors alike will
benefit from this extensive reserch"
"The Techniques of Tablet Weaving
is a wonderful, scholarly compilation of all available information. It
is the ideal sourcebook for the serious student." Candace Crockett,
lecturerand author of the Interweave Press book:
First printed in 1982, this invaluable reference for tablet weavers quickly sold-out.
Those lucky few who secured copies of the first edition have been photo-copying and
lending their books to cardweaving friends ever since. This revised edition features
digitally-enhanced, clearer photos than the first edition.
"This book is a treasure trove.......it is the most fascinating book on weaving I
have everread!", Lynne Giles, Handwoven Magazine.
"The author delves
deeper and deeper into the intricacies of the subject until allsecrets are
revealed, and he has shared all his investigations with the reader", Clotilde
Barret,The Weavers Journal.
Peter Collingwood is a world-renowned
textile expert, lecturer, and author of the books:The Techniques of Rug
Weaving, often referred to as the "Weaver's Bible", Rug Weaving Techniques:
Beyond the Basics,
Techniques Ply-Split Braiding,
The Maker's Hand and the Techniques of Sprang.