Excellent conditionthan met expectations This is a must have book if you re spinning flax and it gives lots of suggestions for weaving and those extra tips really pay off
For any fiber person interested in Linen and Flax. this is the go to book Baines is a clear authority on linen and goes into every aspect of the process. beginning to woven and dyed end books today are generally too short, not in depth, and cover only a smattering of what one needs if one is doing actual research on a subject This book is very very thorough and easy to read It is well researched and stands the test of time I have a large number of books on linen and if I had to keep only one. this would be it I hope it stays in print a long time It should be part of every fiber library It is far and away the best book on the market in this subject area. This book is an excellent reference for anyone working with flax, or that wishes to understand how their linen household fabrics came about and how to care for them From spinning the flax, to weaving linen yardage and care for the fabric. Linen Hand Spinning and Weavingby Patricia Baines1989 All hand spinners and weavers, whether or not experienced in this aspect of the craft, will welcome a detailed description of the spinning and weaving of linen Patricia Baines covers all stages of the process in great detail, from the unique properties of the flax fibre right through to finishing and caring for linen She passes on a vast amount of detailed knowledge, gained through practical experience, with many alternative approaches which readers will appreciate as they develop their own skills The result is a book, which is both authoritative and accessible. Spinning techniques are described with detailed coverage of dressing distaffs and the most suitable tools to use Every aspect of preparing the yarn is covered bleaching and dyeing with suitable natural dyes as well as modern reactive dyes. The section on weaving ☆ Linen: Hand Spinning and Weaving ☆ It s a good book about linen and history. Description Of Techniques Of Spinning Flax And Weaving With Handspun Linen, With Intention Of Encouraging Textile Craftsmen To Use This ¶ Linen: Hand Spinning and Weaving ¾ Download by á Patricia Baines Fibre
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