This diagram is an example of how to place a band on a basket that has been woven.

Banding a basket

This diagram is an example of how to place a band on a basket that has been woven.

A woven basket.

Basket

A woven basket.

This diagram is an example of how to bind off a basket that has been woven.

Binding off a basket

This diagram is an example of how to bind off a basket that has been woven.

This table cloth is made with damask, a weaving technique. It is woven in an arabesque pattern which is a repeating geometric form that is inspired from plants and animals.

Table Cloth

This table cloth is made with damask, a weaving technique. It is woven in an arabesque pattern which…

This table cloth is made with damask a type of weaving technique. It is a classic design with cupid and psyche (cupids partner) in the center.

Table Cloth

This table cloth is made with damask a type of weaving technique. It is a classic design with cupid…

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. The border is a Gothic design with the figures of St. George, St. Andrew and St. Patrick. In the center is St. George and the dragon.

Table Cloth

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. The border is a Gothic design with…

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. It has a vine design.

Table Cloth

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. It has a vine design.

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and leaves.

Table Cover

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and…

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and leaves.

Table Cover

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and…

The damask fabric is a figured pattern using a weaving process.

Damask Fabric

The damask fabric is a figured pattern using a weaving process.

Guilloche, usually spelled without the acute accent on the final e, describes a repetitive architectural pattern widely used in classical Greece and Rome, consisting of two ribbons that wind around a series of regular central points. These central points are often blank, but may contain a figure, such as a rose. Guilloche is a back-formation from guilloché, so called because the architectural motif resembles the designs produced by Guilloche techniques.

Guilloche Ornament Painted on Burnt Clay, from the Ruins of Nineveh

Guilloche, usually spelled without the acute accent on the final e, describes a repetitive architectural…

All woven seats need a protective finish. Caned surfaces may be left natural and waxed, or they may be clear- varnished or shellacked. Shellac or varnish produces a hard glossy surface. A wax finish has a softer appearance, is easy to clean, and does not dry the cane. Also a wax finish permits tightening the seat if it stretches.

Machine For Inserting Diagonal Strips in Woven Cane Work

All woven seats need a protective finish. Caned surfaces may be left natural and waxed, or they may…

An illustration of a man using a loom. A loom is a machine or device for weaving thread or yarn into textiles. Looms can range from very small hand-held frames, to large free-standing hand looms, to huge automatic mechanical devices. A loom can also refer to an electrical cable assembly or harness such as a wiring loom.

Man and Loom

An illustration of a man using a loom. A loom is a machine or device for weaving thread or yarn into…

The quilt is used as a bed covering. It is made by a hand loom weaver.

Quilt

The quilt is used as a bed covering. It is made by a hand loom weaver.

The term shuttle loom refers to any loom that uses a shuttle. Most looms use a shuttle of some sort, however there are some shuttle-less looms. A shuttle is a tool designed to neatly and compactly store weft yarn while weaving. Shuttles are thrown or passed back and forth through the shed, between the yarn threats of the warp in order to weave in the weft.

Shuttle for Looms

The term shuttle loom refers to any loom that uses a shuttle. Most looms use a shuttle of some sort,…

This diagram is an example of how to trim a basket after the basket has been bounded and banded. This is an ornamental stage.

Trimming a basket

This diagram is an example of how to trim a basket after the basket has been bounded and banded. This…

This is a 14th century weaving design. It consists of star and floral patterns that are connected.

13th Century Weave Design

This is a 14th century weaving design. It consists of star and floral patterns that are connected.

This is a 16th century weave design. It consists of a leaf pattern.

16th Century Weave Design

This is a 16th century weave design. It consists of a leaf pattern.