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Velvet on My Mind, Velvet on My Loom: Velvet Weaving Past and Present

Wendy Landry Louise Mackie

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Schiffer Publishing Ltd
01 July 2020
Spinning & weaving
The only comprehensive historical and instructional velvet reference, this invaluable resource aids historians, curators, and textile artists. Insightfully connecting centuries of practice, Landry offers handweavers and textile scholars the fascinating development and spread of velvet weaving across Europe and Asia, plus how to weave it today on ordinary equipment. AUTHOR: Dr. Wendy Landry is a textile scholar with 45 years of weaving experience. This book distills 20 years of her research on velvet weaving around the world. Landry provides collection documentation and textile analysis and teaches workshops. SELLING POINTS:

The single resource for weavers, textile scholars, and others interested in velvet's development and production Practical techniques for weaving velvet with affordable equipment, making the process available to ordinary weavers Key resources include a variety of weaving drafts to start with and a detailed glossary 250 colour images
By:   Wendy Landry
Foreword by:   Louise Mackie
Imprint:   Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 215mm, 
ISBN:   9780764359347
ISBN 10:   0764359347
Pages:   280
Publication Date:   01 July 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Dr. Wendy Landry (Nova Scotia) is a textile scholar with 45 years of weaving experience. This book distills 20 years of her research on velvet weaving around the world. Landry provides collection documentation and textile analysis and teaches workshops. www.veloutiere.ca

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