Textile Weaving

Types of Weaving Looms

Feb 18, 2014 |

Types of Weaving Looms Handlooms The earliest looms were vertical shaft, with the heddles fixed in place in the shaft. The warp threads pass alternately through a heddle and through a space between the heddles, so that raising the shaft will raise half the threads (those passing through the heddles), and lowering the shaft will […more]

Weaving Looms | Looms Definition

Feb 18, 2014 |

Weaving Looms What does Looms mean 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. The ancient Egyptians and Chinese used looms as early as 4000 BC. In practice, the basic purpose […more]

Modern Weaving

Feb 18, 2014 |

Modern Weaving Modern Weaving – Shuttleless Weaving Modern weaving machines stand out as an expensive class compared to conventional machines in terms of capital investment. This basic difference requires certain prerequisites to be considered while planning to venture into modern weaving machines. The quality of yarn used on shuttleless looms is the prime criteria considered […more]

Advances In Weaving Technolgy

Feb 18, 2014 |

Advances In Weaving Technology And Looms Advances in Weaving Technology The emphasis on productivity and quality has developed the weaving technology very much and as a result the working hours required to weave fabric from loom have been reduced from about 20 to 0.25 during the last 125 years, and in the last 50 years […more]

Traditional Weaving, Chilkat weaving, Finger Weaving, Tablet Weaving

Feb 18, 2014 |

Traditional Weaving Chilkat weaving Chilkat weaving is a traditional form of weaving practiced by Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and other Northwest coastal tribes of Alaska and British Columbia. Chilkat blankets are worn by high-ranking tribal members on civic or ceremonial occasions, including dances. Background of Chilkat Weaving The name derives from the Chilkat tribe in Klukwan, […more]

Weaving Techniques, Weaving Loom Instructions

Feb 18, 2014 |

Weaving Techniques | Weaving Loom Instructions The Major components of the loom are the warp beam, heddles, harnesses, shuttle, reed and takeup roll. In the loom, yarn processing includes shedding, picking, battening and taking-up operations. Shedding Shedding is the raising of the warp yarns to form a shed through which the filling yarn, carried by […more]

Textile Weaving

Feb 18, 2014 |

Textile Weaving Introduction The weaving is a process of formation of fabric with interlacement of two or more sets of yarns using a stable machine called loom. Human beings have started using the woven fabrics since the drawn of history. If we exclude the stone age period, we may conveniently say the history of civilization […more]