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Created on 2009-07-15 20:17:04 (#426405), last updated 2014-08-13 (158 weeks ago)

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Name:Tablet Weaving
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Community description:Tablet weaving, aka card weaving
This is a community about tablet weaving (sometimes called card weaving in the U.S.), a technique for weaving patterned bands where the warp threads pass through holes in (usually) square tablets. The tablets are turned to manipulate the warp, creating the pattern.

Tablet weaving has a very long history, and this community is for everything from reconstructions of bands from Anglo-Saxon burials to that cool technique you figured out last week.

Moderator: [profile] karelia

Useful Websites
Guntram's Tablet Weaving Page
Michael Cook - wormspit.com
Phiala's String Page - Tablet Weaving
weavershand - tablet weaving, kumihimo, and ply-splitting
Linda Hendrickson - Tablet Weaving and Ply-Split Braiding
Thóra's Tablet Weaving Bibliography
Monographs and Book Sections About Weaving, Textiles, and Related Topics

Useful Books
Linda Hendrickson - Please Weave a Message and others
Peter Collingwood - The Techniques of Tablet Weaving
Candace Crockett - Card Weaving
Nancy Spies - Ecclesiastical Pomp and Aristocratic Circumstance and Anna Neuper's Modelbuch

Interests (18):

3/1 twill, anna neuper, birka, braids, brocading, card weaving, cotton, doubleface, fiber, inkle weaving, linen, silk, tablet weaving, trims, twill, weaving, wool, woven bands
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