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The TexT ile ArT isT 's sTudio hAndbook
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index
fibers, 2841, 77
burn test for identication of,
4041
cellulose, 31, 41
history of, 28
man-made, 3337, 41
mordanting, 131
natural, 2932, 3435
organic, 34
protein, 30, 41
scouring, 131
shopping for, 35
fine art, 38
finishing, 77, 95
flat shuttle, 76
flooring, 18
floor loom, 75
French seams, 143144
fringe, 77
front beam, 74
fulling, 46
full spectrum lighting, 18
gallery, 160–167
gauge, 54, 57
glass plate, 106
hand-cut stencils, 113
handknitting, 5455
handmade products, 12
hand sewing, 138, 141–142
harness, 74
heat source, 17, 20, 21
heddles, 74, 86, 92
hemp, 29, 31, 32, 41
home textile studio. See textile
studio
humidity, 24
immersion dyeing, 132
inks, 106, 111
inventory, 23
iron sulfate, 127
jute, 32
keratin fibers, 30
knit stitch, 65
knitting, 38, 50
handknitting, 5455
machine, 5657
overview, 5456
projects, 6366
tools, 52, 55
knitting needles, 52, 55
kopak, 31
labeling, 22
lace, 57
Larks Head Knot, 90
layout design, for studio, 12–25
lease stick, 76
LED lights, 18
light box, 114116, 118
lighting, 18, 23–24
linen, 29, 31, 32, 41
looms, 15, 71–76
dressing, 8486
machine knitting, 56–57
machine sewing, 139, 142
man-made fibers, 3337, 41
materials
for dyeing, 127
nontraditional, 38
Merino wool, 32
mohair, 32
mordant dyes, 125
mordants, 125, 131
moths, 24
natural dyes, 123, 125–127
natural fibers, 2932, 3435
natural light, 18
needle (dry) felting, 46, 49
needle arts, 15, 20
needles, 52, 55
needle size, 55
needlework
history of, 152–153
overview, 152–153
projects, 158–159
tools and equipment, 154
types of, 154–157
negative printing, 106
nontraditional materials, 38
note cards, embroidered, 158–159
nuno felting, 46
nylon, 33, 36
olefins, 36
openwork, 157
organic fibers, 34
organization, 19, 22–23
ottoman, crocheted, 67–69
padded table topper, 26–27
painting, 133
patchwork quilting, 146
pests, 24
pH, 124
pick, 77
pick-up stick, 76
pillow cover, block-printed, 107–109
placemats, woven, 100103
plain seam, 142
plant fibers, 31
ply, 54
polyamides, 36
polyester, 33, 36
positive images, 106
pots, 21
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The TexT ile ArT isT 's sTudio hAndbook
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index
P.P.I. (picks per inch), 79
printing, 16
block, 105–109
dyes, 133
overview, 104
projects, 107–109
relief, 106
screen, 110 121
tools, 105 10 6, 110 111
tutorials, 112119
projects. See also tutorials
appliqué, 147–148
block-printed pillow cover,
107–109
crocheted ottoman, 67–69
drawstring bag, 149151
embroidered note cards, 158159
knitted scarf, 6366
light box, 114116
padded table topper, 26–27
screen-printed tote, 120–121
space-dyed yarn, 136–137
tie-dyed bag, 134–135
weaving, 100–103
protein fibers, 30, 41
purl stitch, 65
quilting, 138–139, 145–146
raddle, 76
rag shuttle, 76
ramie, 32
rayon, 33, 36
reed, 74, 76
registration, 106
relative humidity, 24
relief printing, 106
repeat designs, 112
retting, 31
reverse stitch, 142
rigid heddle loom, 75
roving, 44, 52
running stitch, 141
safety, 23, 130
satin stitch, 155
scarf, knitting, 6366
screen printing, 16, 20
project, 120–121
tools and equipment, 110111
tutorials, 112119
screens, 111, 117119
seams, 142–144
secreted fibers, 30
selvage (selvedge), 77, 87
set, 77
sewing, 15, 95, 138
hand, 138, 141–142
history of, 138–139
machine, 139, 142
project, 149–151
stitches, 141–142
tools and equipment, 139–140
tutorial, 143144
sewing machine, 140, 154
shaft, 74
shed, 77
shot, 77
shrinkage, 80
shuttles, 76
silk, 29, 30, 32, 41
silkworms, 30
silverfish, 24
sinks, 18, 21
skeins, 77
ski shuttle, 76
sley, 77
sley hook, 76
sley order, 80
soda ash, 127
space-dyed yarn, 136–137
spatulas, 111
spinning, 5054
overview, 53
tools, 52
tutorial, 5862
spinning wheels, 53
spinsters, 53
squeegees, 111
standard multi-harness floor loom,
75
staples, 30
steam stitch, 155
stencils, 110, 113
stick shuttle, 76
stitches, 155
stitch knitting, 55
storage, 15–17, 1920, 22, 25, 141
straight stitch, 141, 142
stretcher, 76
substantive (direct) dyes, 125
swift, 52
synthetic dyes, 124
synthetic fibers, 3337, 41
synthrapol, 127
table loom, 75
table space, 19, 20
table topper, padded, 26–27
take-up, 77, 80
tannins, 125
tassels, 95
temperature, 24
temple, 76
Textile Arts Center, 8
textile conservation, 2325
textiles, attitudes toward, 8, 12
textile studio, 11, 22–23
checklist for, 14
components, 19–21
planning layout, 12–25
space issues, 18–21
workspace requirements, 14–17
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