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Author Owen, Rodrick, 1930- author.

Title Andean sling braids : new designs for textile artists / Rodrick Owen & Terry Newhouse Flynn.

Publication Info. Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., [2016]

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Description 216 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214).
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Braiding Equipment -- The Core Braiding Frame -- Bobbins -- Counterbalance Bag -- Warping Equipment -- Accessories -- Thin Double-Pointed Needles -- Counterbalance Weights -- The Braiding Card -- 2. Core Braiding Yarns: Traditional and Contemporary Choices, and Design Considerations -- Yarn and Fiber Characteristics -- Yarn Construction Basics -- Fibers for Braiding -- Wool -- Alpaca and Llama Yarns -- Silk -- Cotton -- Rayon/Viscose -- Linen -- Wool Blend Yarns -- Synthetic Yarns -- Other Fibers -- Notes about the Braid Design Process -- Notes about the Role of Color -- 3. Preparing the Warp, Setting up for Braiding, and Basic Working Methods -- Planning the Braid Diameter -- Planning the Warp Length -- Sampling for Take-up -- Why Not Guess the Warp Length? -- Calculating Take-up for a Basic Sample -- Four steps for calculating a long warp -- Winding Warps -- Warping for One End per Bobbin -- Warping for Multiple Ends per Bobbin.
Note continued: Binding the Tassel -- Winding Longer Warps -- Warping for a Blunt End -- Starting with a Larkshead Knot -- Starting with a Ring -- Starting with a Tassel -- Setting up and Working on the Card -- Tensioning on the Card -- Setting up and Working on the Stand -- Attaching Bobbins to the Warp -- Making a Weaver's Knot -- Making the Slipping Hitch -- Bobbin Working Height -- Setting up a Three-color Core Braid Sample -- Choosing Counterbalance Weights -- Counterbalance Weight for Braids without a Core -- Counterbalance Weight for Braids with a Core -- Attaching the Counterbalance Bag -- Developing a Comfortable Working Position -- 4. Four- to Twenty-strand Braids -- Four-strand Braid Designs 4.1 -- 4.3 and Core Wrapping -- Design 4.1 Spiral and Vertical Striped Braids* -- Design 4.2 Core Wrapping with Two Colors -- Design 4.3 Two- and Three-color Spirals and Stripes with Core Wrappings -- Eight-strand Braid Designs 8.1 -- 8.3 -- Interpreting Braiding Diagrams.
Note continued: Reading rotation diagrams -- Reading diagrams for the stand -- Reading diagrams for the card -- Design 8.1 Spiral Braid with Variations* -- Design 8.2 Round Braid* -- Design 8.3 Spiral Braid with Wrappings -- Sixteen-strand Braid Designs 16.1 -- 16.5 -- Design 16.1 Spiral Braids* -- Design 16.1.1 and 16.1.2 stand moves -- Design 16.1.1 and 16.1.2 card moves -- Designs 16.2 and 16.3 Diamonds, Zigzags, and Frets* -- Design 16.4 Chevron, Stripe, and Lattice Patterns* -- Design 16.5 Wrapping Technique -- Twenty-strand Braid Design 20.1. Textured Spiral* -- 5. Chevron Designs 24.1 -- 24.7 -- The 24-strand Core Braid Structure -- Reading 24-strand Chevron Patterns -- Two Methods of Making 24-strand Square Braids on the Core Stand -- Method for Making 24-strand Square Braids on the Card -- Working Tension for Card and Stand -- Tensioning for the Card -- Tensioning for Stand Braiding, Methods 1 and 2 -- Counterbalance Weight -- Checking for Errors.
Note continued: Using a Lifeline -- Design 24.1 Two- and Three-color Chevrons* -- Design 24.2 Three-color Chevrons -- Color Substitution when Sampling -- Interpreting Core Exchange Diagrams -- Steps for Exchanging the Core on the Stand -- Steps for Exchanging the Core on the Card -- Adjusting the tension for card braids -- Design 24.3 Five-color Chevrons -- Designs 24.4 -- 24.6 Two- and Three-color Chevron Variations -- Design 24.7 Two- and Three-color Windowpane Braid -- 6. Two-Color Diamond Braid Designs 24.8 -- 24.19 -- Creating Patterns with Inversion Moves -- The Basic Diamond Structure -- Design 24.8 Diamonds, Chevrons, and Stripes* -- Creating Diamond Variations by Combining Inversion Moves and Core Changes -- Walk-through of Making Design 24.9 -- Adjusting Tension after Inversion Steps -- Designs 24.9 -- 24.11 Two-Color Diamonds -- Design 24.9.1 Small Diamonds on a Plain-color Ground -- Design 24.9.2 Continuous Small Diamonds* -- Design 24.9.3 Combining Repeats.
Note continued: Design 24.10.1 Double Diamonds -- Design 24.10.2 Wave and Spot Pattern* -- Design 24.10.3 Tiny Continuous Diamonds* -- Design 24.11 Arrow Patterns with Variations -- Designs 24.12 -- 24.14 Alternate Method for Creating Open Diamond and Lattice Patterns -- Designs 24.15 Bold Diamonds -- Designs 24.16 -- 24.19 Color Changes Made by Linking -- Designs 24.16 -- 24.17 Small Diamond Patterns -- Designs 24.18 -- 24.19 Lizard Patterns -- 7. Multicolor Diamond Designs 24.20 -- 24.30 -- Designs 24.20 -- 24.22 Chumpita Braid -- Design 24.20 Concentric Diamonds with Three Colors -- Design 24.21 Outlined Diamonds -- Design 24.22 Diamond Chain* -- Design 24.23 Fret and Key Patterns -- Designs 24.24 -- 24.26 Nasca-style Diamonds with Thick and Thin Strands* -- Design 24.25 Nasca Braid Variation with Multicolor Eyes -- Design 24.26 Lattice Patterns* -- Design 24.27 Small Outlined Diamonds* -- Design 24.28 Small Diamonds with Changing Background.
Summary Learn to make the decorative braids used in the sling-making traditions of Peru and Bolivia; including 400 step-by-step photos, teaches the technique and over 100 designs.
Subject Braid -- South America.
Indian textile fabrics -- South America.
Weaving -- South America.
Added Title Sling braids
ISBN 9780764351037
0764351036

 
    
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