The jacquard loom developed out of the draw-loom, a type of shaft loom. By the 2nd century BC the Chinese were using the draw-loom to weave elaborate brocades. Technology travels and in the 17th century French draw-loom weavers in Lyon were able to weave an inch of elaborate silk brocade in a day.
…its difficult to describe jacquard weaving…
using treadles to raise the threads
A loom is a tensioning device, and may or may not have any lifting device.
damask satin text, tea towels and a knot
the way to roll
Winding on, always in great expectation…
The versatility of warps is amazing, this was intended for a turned taquete, in greys, is doing high contrast black and white 2 weft satin…
tried taquete is a favourite weave, clear colour contrast s possible with a light and dark warp, and woven with just one shuttle.
Celebrating new tablets – for weaving mini scarves, eye glass cases, flip flops….
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