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Pattern
The repitition of any thing, including color, line, shape, texture, etc.
Repetition
Refers to a way of combining elements of art so that the same elements are used over and over again
Primary Colors
The colors yellow, red, and bllue from which it is possible to mix all the other of the spectrum
Secondary Colors
The colors made by mixing equal amounts of two primary colors
Complementary Colors
Colors that are directly opposite each other on the color wheel
Loom
An apparatus for producing textiles rugs, blankets, wall hangings, etc, by weaving thread or yarn into cloth.
Weaving
The interlacing of long, thin materials, such as yarn or thread to make cloth or baskets
Warp
The vertical threads attached to the top and bottom of a loom through which the weft is woven
Weft
The threads or strands of yarn that are woven over and under the warp threads to make a weaving
Bobbin
A cylinder or spindle on which yarn is wound
Shuttle
A device used in weaving for passing the yarn of hte weft between the warp
Tapestry
A textile in which a colorful design is formed by weft threads hand woven into the warp. Tapestries have usually been exhibited as wall hangings.
Selvedge
The outside edges of a weaving; the far left and far right warp. A good selvedge does not pull in towards the middle but remains equal and parallel to each other.
Flat Weave
the most basic stitch which is woven straight across the warp in an over under pattern
Soumak Weave
The Weaving technique/stitch that was originally used for making rugs in Caucasia. It is done by wrapping the weft yarn around a warp/group of warp ends in a variety of patterns.
Rya Weave
A Scandinavian pile weaving technique (rugs), which is knotting several strands at a time over warps on the loom.
Twining
A two element construction in which two or more weft yarns are twisted around on another as they move across the warp.
Eccentric Weft
A weave where weft yarns depart from the true horizontal and move in arcs to the warp. this method is useful in fitting blocks of color or stitches to shapes or the background
Tapestry Joins
Where two different sections of weft yarn are combined to avoid slits between patterns and color
When two things are put together they are _________ed
Fringe
An ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted yarn hanging from the top and bottom edges of a weaving.
rhymes with hing