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Fabric and Textile Analysis Bibliography

---, The Weaver's Companion, Handwoven Magazine, Interweave Press, Loveland, CO, 2001, p. 64.

Baines, Patricia, Linen -- Handweaving & Spinning, B. T. Batsford, London, 1989, pp. 125-.

Barker, Aldred F. Pattern Analysis, Marsden, Manchester, 1894.

Barker, Aldred F. and Eber Midgley, Analysis of Woven Fabrics, Scott, Greenwood & Son, London, 1914.

Beaumont, Roberts, Standard Cloths: Structure and Mathematics, Scott, Greenwood & Son, London, 1916, pp. 85-86.

Beaumont, Roberts, Wool Manufacture, George Bell and Sons, London, 1888, pp. 355-371.

Black, Mary E., New Key to Weaving, MacMillan, New York, 1957, pp. 476-481.

Black, Mary E., The Key to Weaving, MacMillan, New York, 2nd revised ed., 1980, pp. 540-545.

Burnham, Dorothy, "Seeking the Essence of a Thing", PieceWork, Interweave Press, May/June 1996, pp. 62-64.

Carey, Joyce Marquess, "Weave Analysis", The Weaver's Journal, 24, Summer 1982, pp. 45-47.

Carey, Joyce Marquess, "Blocks and Profiles", The Weaver's Journal, 26, Fall 1982, pp. 33-39.

Clapham, C. J. L., "When a Fabric Hangs Together", Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 12 (1980), pp. 161-164.

Collingwood, Peter, "The Web Analysed", The Weavers Journal for Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers, No. 115, Autumn 1980, pp. 25-27.

Creager, Clara, All About Weaving, Doubleday, Garden City, New York, 1956, pp. 148-151, 1983.

Cyrus, Ulla, translated by Viola Anderson, Manual of Swedish Hand Weaving, Charles T. Bradford, Boston, 1956, pp. 221-224.

Cyrus-Zetterstrom, Ulla, translated by Alice Blomquist, Manual of Swedish Hand Weaving, LTs forlag, Stockholm, 1984 (3rd English edition), pp. 161-164.

Eisenstein, Jane E., "An Analysis of Anni Albers' 3-Ply Tapestry", Complex Weavers Journal, January 2000, pp. 38-39. Also

El-Homossani, M. M., "Qotny & Alaga: Traditional Striped Fabrics for the Middle Eastern Kaftan", The Weaver's Journal, 37, Summer 1985, pp. 33-38, 44.

Falcot, P., Traite de Fabrication des Tissus, Elboeuf sur Sene, 1852.

Fannin, Allen, Handloom Weaving Technology, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1979, pp. 178-183.

France, Joseph, The Weaver's Complete Guide, Isadora Mancoll Safner, Hartford, Conn., 1979, pp. 9-23.

Frey, Berta, "Cloth Analysis -- The Draft from the Fabric", Handweaver & Craftsman, Fall 1951, pp. 11-13.

Frey, Berta, Designing and Drafting for Handweavers, Macmillan, 1958, pp. 7-20.

Gallagher, Constance D., "Pattern Analysis", Handweaver & Craftsman, Fall 1968, pp. 6-?.

Gordon, Judith, "On Analyzing Commercial Fabrics", Handwoven, Vol. VI, No. 2, March/April 1985, p. 89.

Greer, Gertrude, Adventures in Weaving, Chas A. Bennett Co., 1951, pp. 45-47, "How to Find a Draft and Treadling from a Swatch or From a Photograph".

Griswold, Ralph E. "From Drawdown to Draft -- A Programmer's View", April 11, 2000, PDF (64 KB).

Hausner, Walter, "Fabric Analysis", Handweaver & Craftsman, January/February 1972, pp. 12-?.

Hoskins, Janet A., "Computerized Analysis of a Drawdown", Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Winter 1981, Issue 49, pp. 76-87.

Hoskins, Janet A., "Factoring Binary Matrices: A Weaver's Approach", Ninth Australian Conference in Combinatorial Mathematics, August, 1981.

Hoskins, Janet A. and W. D. Hoskins, "The Solution of Certain Matrix Equations Arising from the Structural Analysis of Fabrics", Ars Combinatoria, 11 (1981), pp. 51-59.

Hoskins, Janet A., "Computerized Fabric Analysis", Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Winter 1982, Issue 53, pp. 26-27. Erratum and Corrigendum, Spring 83, Issue 54, p. 4.

Howard, Margaret, "Analysis Based on Warp Threads", Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Spring 1972, Issue 10, pp. 15-?.

Keasbey, Doramay, "Discerning the Pattern", Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Spring 1976, Issue 26, pp. 84-86.

Kelly, Jacquie, "Custom Fabric for a Classic Cadillac", The Weaver's Journal, 40, Spring 1986, pp. 54-58.

Kessenich, Loraine, "What is Fabric Analysis?", Handweaver & Craftsman, Winter 1967, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 15, 41.

Kilbride, John V. D., "Pattern Analysis", Quarterly Journal of the Guilds of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers, No. 2, 1952, pp. 32-26.

Landis, Lucille, Twills and Twill Derivatives, self published, 1977, pp. 117-118, "Fabric Analysis as a Basis for Design".

Lightstone, Susan, "Burnham, Dorothy: Seeking the Essense of the Thing", Piecework, May/June 1968, pp. 62-64.

Loir, J., Theorie de Tissage des Etoffes, de Soie, Lyon, 1926.

Longard, Evelyn N., "Cloth Analysis", Shuttle Craft, February 1959, pp. 18-22.

Laughlin, Mary Elizabeth, More Than Four, Laughlin Enterprises Ltd., Newcastle, CA, 1979, Appendix B: Analysis of Weaves, pp. 172-173.

Mallett, Marla, Woven Structures: A Guide to Oriental Rug and Textile Analysis, Christopher Publications, Atlanta, GA, 1998.

Michaels-Paque, Joan, A Creative and Conceptual Analysis of Textiles, self published, 1979.

Mikosch, Elisabeth, "Catalog of Kashmire Shwals in the Textile Museum", Textile Museum Journal, Vol. 24, Fall 1985, pp. 23-54.

Needham, Bertha B., "Huckaback Lace: A Study of Fabric Structure", Handweaver & Craftsman, Summer 1961, pp. 26-29, 50.

Oelsner, G. H., translated and revised by Samuel S. Dale, A Handbook of Weaves, MacMillan, New York, 1915; reprinted by Dover Publications, New York, 1952, pp. 389-397. PDF (457 KB)

Poague, Susan A., "Computer-Aided Design Analysis", The Weaver's Journal, Spring 1987, Issue 44, pp. 8-11.

Peters, Rupert, "Cloth Analysis", Practical Weaving Suggestions, Vol. 2-55, 1956, pp. 1-8.

Posselt, E. A., Fabric Analysis, Textile Publishing Company, Philadelphia, n. d., 231 pages.

Posselt, E. A., Technology of Textile Design, Posselt, Philadelphia, 1888, pp. 257-286. [Appendix: "Analysis of the Various Textile Fabrics and Calculations Necessary for their Manufacture"; includes tables on yarn properties.]

Ryall, Pierre, Weaving Techniques for the Multiple-Harness Loom, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1979, pp. 51-61. [Starts with a drawdown]

Sellin, Helen, "The Chinese Drawloom: A Study in Weave Structure", The Weaver's Journal, 34, Fall 1984, pp. 6-8.

Simpson, L. E. and H. H. Holden, The Weaver's Craft, Dryad Press, Leicester, pp. 170-175.

Snow, Jean Brooker, "Creative Weave Drafting Scandanavian Style", Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Fall 1986, Issue 68, pp. 61-63.

Strickler, Carol, "Fabric Analysis", Handwoven, Vol. VI, No. 5, November/December 1985, pp. 83-84.

Strickler, Carol and Stewart Strickler, "A Fabric Analysis Program", Handwoven, Vol. VII, No. 1, January/February 1986, pp. 26-27.

Sutton, Ann, The Structure of Weaving, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 1982, 192 pages. [Relevant material scattered throughout]

Sutton, Ann, Falcot's Weave Compendium, MacDonald/Bellew, London, 1990, p. 25. [Minor mention; other plates in complete manuscript may have more information]

Tidball, Harriet, "A Lesson in Analysis", Handweaver's Bulletin, July 1956, pp. 7-15 + swatch.

Tidball, Harriet, Textile Structure and Analysis, Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph 18, 1966, pp. 18-22.

Tidball, Harriet, Summer and Winter and Other Two-Tie Weaves, Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph 19, 1966, pp. 15-16. ["Taking a Draft from a Textile"; specific to Summer and Winter]

Villard, G., Manuel de Theorie du Tissage, Lyon, 1948.

Wertenberger, Kathryn, 8, 12, ... 20: An Introduction to Multishaft Weaving, Interweave Press, Loveland, CO, 1988, pp. 12-13.

Windeknecht, Margaret and Thomas Windeknecht, Color-and-Weave, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1981, pp. 187-188.

Worst, Edward. F., Weaving with Foot-Power Looms, Bruce Publishing Co., Milwaukee, 1918, reprinted by Dover Publications, New York, 1974, pp. 112-119. PDF (460 KB)

van der Hoogt, Madelyn, The Complete Book of Drafting for Handweavers, Shuttle Crafts Books, Coupeville, WA, 1993, p. 119.

Zielinski, S. A., Robert LeClerc, ed., Master Weaver Library, Nilus LeClerc, L'Islet, Quebec, 1982, Vol. 3, pp. 81-119.