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All About Silk: A Fabric Dictionary & Swatchbook (Fabric Reference Series, Volume 1)

By: Parker. Julie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Rain City Publishing, 1994


Plastic comb binding. Oblong format: 10 3/4"w x 8 1/2"h. 92 pages. This book covers 32 fabrics, organized in alphabetical order. "Two pages are devoted to each fabric. On the left-hand page, you will find a detailed description of the fabric and how it is made, a small sample of a typical version of the fabric, and a min-vocabulary of similar fabrics, related items, or terms that need more explanation. On the other page, a checklist highlights the fabr... View more info

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Aymara Weavings

By: Adelson, Laurie

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Inst Pr, 1983


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 159 pages. Slightly soiled white cover. Many color photos. 7 1/2"w x 10 1/4"h. View more info

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Baker's Dozen: Baby, Baby, Baby, A

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America, 1984


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some, printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern developed as baby gifts by thirteen weavers, and one introductory sheet. The gifts are a Carrier for Baby, Cover for Baby, Shawl, Ribbons, Blanket, Grow Chart, Christening Dress, Christening Costume, Wallhanging, Cuddly Lamb, Bibs, More Bibs, and a Quilt. The folder shows edge wear and some creases and closes with a button and thread sty... View more info

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Baker's Dozen: Tablemats and Beyond, A

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America, 1985


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern developed for tablemats, and two introductory sheets. The projects included are Patterned Mats, Plain Weave Mat, Plain Weave Mat - with a Twist, Striped Mat - Plain & Twill, Two Potholders, Double Weave Mat on a Rosepath Threading, Checked Mat, Linen Mat, Table Protecting Mat, Modified Swarthmore Lace Mat, Heavy Mat, Checked Mat in Huck, a... View more info

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Baker's Dozen: From Rags to..., A

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America, 1985


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern using any discarded or new textiles by thirteen weavers, and an introductory pamphlet. The projects included are Rag Rugs, Rag Weave, Rugs, Bath Mat, Bags, Skirt, Vests, Kimono Jacket, Vest made from Jeans, and Table Mats. The folder shows edge wear and some creases and closes with a button and thread style fastener. Previous owner's nam... View more info

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Clothing: A Handwoven Approach From Warp Threads to Finished Garments Using Cotton Yarns

By: Hamaker, Barbara

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA, Grandor Industries, Ltd., 1979


40 pages; staple-bound. Oblong format: 10 7/8"w x 8 1/2"h. Samples of warp and weft yarns. Many b& w illustrations. View more info

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Design and the Handweaver (Shuttle Craft Monograph Three)

By: Mary Meigs Atwater

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Coupeville, WA, HTH Publishers, 1961


26 pages; staple-bound. 7 7/8"w x 10 1/2"h. Many b&w illustrations. Later printing. View more info

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Designing on the Loom

By: Kirby, Mary

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pacific Grove, CA, Select Books, 1955


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 42 pages. Staple-bound. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Easy Knit Family Patterns for Your Homespuns

By: Humes, Barbara

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barbara Humes,


112 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Metal binder rings hold loose sheets together, View more info

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Ethnic Looms

By: Jorstad, Caroline M. (editor)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Museum of History and Industry, 1982


Exhibition catalogue for a display of looms at the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle, WA in 1982. 45 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Ethnic Looms and Technique

By: Seattle Weaver's Guild Study Group

Price: $65.00

Publisher: By Author, 1977


Hand-bound folder-style 75 page typewritten and copied product on 8 1/2 x 11" paper. Contents include African strip looms (narrow horizontal & African Ashanti), Bolivian Frame loom, Bedouin ground loom, Chilkat weaving, Hopi wedding sash, Korean loom, Salish weaving, Taaniko, warp-weighted looms: (Lapp and Green). Illustrated with loom construction diagrams, weaving technique, dyeing information, and b&w photos. View more info

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Fashions from the Loom: Handwoven Clothing Made Easy

By: Beard, Betty J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Interweave Press, 1980


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Metal comb binding. Many b&w illustrations. Previous owner's inscription inside. 96 pages. 8 7/8"w x 11"h. View more info

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Finishes in the Ethnic Tradition

By: Baizerman, Suzanne; Searle, Karen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Dos Tejedoras Fiber Arts Publications, 1978


52 pages; staple-bound. Oblong format: 10 7/8"w x 8 1/4"h. Wear and creases to cover. Many b&w illustrations. Previous owner's inscription inside. View more info

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Looking at Twills

By: Voiers, Leslie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harrisville, NH, Harrisville Designs, Inc, 1983


8"w x11"h pages in 10"w x11-1/2h" printed black plastic 3-ring binder. 54 pages. Cloth samples attached to pages. Contents: Drafting Procedures, Twills, Multi-Harness Twills, Reverse Twills, Pointed Twills, Diamonds, Gooseyes and Birdseyes, Skip Twills, Broken Twills, Broken Point Reverse Twills, Undulating Twills, Appendices, Rabric Reference Index, Glossary, Index. Previous owner's name inside. View more info

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Nantucket Lightship Baskets

By: Seeler, Katherine; Seeler, Edgar

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Deermouse Press, 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 117 pages. 7 5/8"w x 10 1/4"h. Signed by both authors on title page. A sixteen page history of the Nantucket Lightship Baskets and 51 black and white photographic plates. View more info