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Handweaver's Pattern Book

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An invaluable resource for four-harness weavers. It is a book for weavers ready to break away from published magazine patterns who want to create their own unique cloth. This book is a record of 345 threadings, tie-ups and treadlings for varieties of different weave structures. Originally published in 1944, it continues to be reprinted which is a testament of it's value to ...more
Hardcover, 217 pages
Published June 1st 1951 by Marquerite Davison (first published January 1st 1944)
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A handweaver's pattern bible. Awesome resource of patterns.
It's not for beginners but for those who already know what they're doing.
Maybe I'll appreciate it more after I've been weaving for a while. Otherwise, I did not find this as helpful as the other books I have.
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Marguerite Porter Davison began her career at Berea College under the guidance of Mrs. Anna Ernberg, who was encouraging the mountain people to bring forth their traditional colonial weaving patterns. As Mrs. Ernberg's assistant, Mrs. Davison became thoroughly familiar with these well-established and long-loved patterns.

Despite the cares of raising a family and of time generously given to numerous
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