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Drafting Made Easy

Using Colors: November/December 2009 Handwoven
Fiberworks is the featured software program for this article

PDF files: Methods for creating alternate color drafts in each software program.
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Tools/Link to Page   Fiberworks PixeLoom ProWeave WeaveIt WeaveMaker WeavePoint WeaveDesign WinWeave eWeave Patternland
Alternating Colors   PDF PDF                
#1 wif file   wif                  
#2 wif file   wif wif                
#3 wif file   wif                  
#4 wif file   wif                  
#5 wif file   wif                  
#6 wif file   wif                  

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  Allow 6" fringe length Weave hems with sewing thread using the first 4 treadling picks.
#1 WIF file threading  #2 Wif File for table runner #3 Wif File MugRug 1 #4 Wif File Mug Rug 2 #5 Wif File  MugRug 3 #6 Wif File Mug Rug 4
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Woven with two colors of weft. Woven with one color of weft.


Hems woven in one color, The remainder in the second color


Woven with two colors with layer 1&3 always on top.

Click on Wif file title above to download weaving files. Click on graphics to see larger draft.

Challenge: Apply the techniques to create shadow weave drafts.
Marion Powell, 1000+ Patterns in 4, 6 & 8 Harness Shadow Weaves
The book is currently available from Yarn Barn Kansas
CD Wif files of the drafts in the book
Contact:     Charles Lermond
804 Vinnie Court
                    Brookville, OH 45309



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