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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hand weaving.,
  • Hand spinning.,
  • Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRachel Brown ; illustrated by Rachel Brown and Cheryl McGowen.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 368 p., (4) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19204689M

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The Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing Book, Brown, Rachel / illustrated by Rachel Brown and Cheryl McGowen. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, First Edition/First Printing. 4to up to 12" tall. pages including Glossary and Index. This big, beautiful book is the clearest and most comprehensive guide ever published on the subject--with explanations on everything the expert or beginner needs to know to 5/5(1). The Weaving, spinning, and dyeing book. [Rachel Brown] -- This book is as much for the experienced weaver as for the beginner. If you are just becoming interested in these crafts, there are many things you will be wanting to know. Get this from a library! The weaving, spinning, and dyeing book. [Rachel Brown] -- Instructions for more than fifty projects are presented together with information on topics including color and design, dyes, spinning wheels, finishing techniques, and weaving methods, equipment.

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