Nothing to Do But Weave
- Kente. Cole, H.M. // American Visions;Oct90, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p18
Examines the origins and early history of weaving and the cloth trade between Europe and Africa, and the `Kente' cloth tradition. Kente is handwoven cloth made in long narrow strips that are cut and sewn together. Pattern names; Cloth types; Men's work; Kente's influences.
- Carpets of East Turkistan. // Architectural Digest;Apr84, p164
The legends in their weave. A look at six 18th and 19th century rugs and carpets with detail photos. Each is described.
- Threads of tradition. Ross, G.N. // Americas;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p16
A report on the Vas Quez weavers who work from their ancestral homes in Teotitlan Del Valle, Mexico. Their creativity and craftsmanship; Influences on other Mexican weavers; How the Vasquez weavers travel hundreds of miles over rugged Mexican terrain collecting insects, pecan husks and lichens...
- A theme weaving project. Leslie, A.A. // Arts & Activities;Dec90, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p16
Portrays the weaving project developed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Latin School of Chicago. Each grade involved; Themes and images; Parent volunteers.
- Weaving with a shine. Nelson, B. // Arts & Activities;Dec90, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p46
Details the `Weaving with a Shine' project which was developed for fifth grade students. Combining metal and fiber; Procedure; Use of copper.
- Weaving...a textural experience. Basso, R. // Arts & Activities;Dec91, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p20
Discusses a weaving project undertaken by one of the author's art classes at Marie Sklodowska Curie High School for Performing and Creative Arts (Chicago, Ill.). Warp, weft, and woof; The class' research; The weaving process; Use of cardboard looms and long plastic needles; Multiple learning...
- Weaving in space. Lear-Hargroder, P. // Arts & Activities;Dec91, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p34
Explains how the author's art students at Northside High School (Lafayette, La.) created a vertically-hung weaving with textured materials on both sides. Use of plant materials and other natural and man-made fibers; Weaving process.
- A unique collaboration. Manning, Ruth // Arts & Activities;Dec92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p24
Explains how the author, a weaver, worked with two fourth-grade classes at her children's elementary school in Rochester, New York to create a woven tapestry. The design originated with the students and the finished tapestry now hangs in the school's library. Unique collaboration between the...
- Modern developments in pirn winding. Bhaskara, N. // Colourage;Sep95, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p71
Focuses on pirn winding. Preparation of pirns for shuttle looms; Advantages of novel pirn winding system on a loom; Technological innovations; Loom requirements.