Credit Hours: 3 -- Contact hours: 90
Course Number: 333
Department: Textile Design
This course is an introduction of the traditional art of weaving fabrics. In this beginning weaving course students work on four harness weaving looms. The basic loom techniques include: weaving terminology; textile analysis and pattern drafting; preparation of wrap; dressing and operating the loom. Weaving techniques covered are: twills, basket, satin rep, double weave. Hand manipulated techniques studied are: tapestry, inlay, pick-up, brocade, rug knots, leno and lace, and belt weave. This course is intended for fashion design and textile design students.