I’ve collected images from our workshops in Leeds and Sheffield as we attempted to understand the intricacies of weaving, particularly ancient looms from antiquity.
A simple visualisation of a loom.
Attempting to understand the relationship between lift plans and heddles.
The connection between tablet woven bands, whose weft form the warp of the warp-weighted loom.
A pattern language, turning into binary pattern, then thinking about the types of patterns the weavers of antiquity favoured.
More tablet/warp weighted calculations, grouping threads by colour.
A professional lift plan, by Leslie Downes.