weaving

The Techniques of Rug Weaving

A classic in the field, with clear instructions and numerous illustrations, the book describes both old techniques and new technical developments.

Ibjad

ornate tent dividers and weavings of the Kuwait desert.

The Textile Arts

A Handbook of Weaving, Braiding, Printing, and oher Textile Techniques

Tribal Rugs

Regarded as the most authoritative work on tribal rugs, this book while showing readers superb examples of tribal rugs, paints a fascinating picture of tribal life and the way in which they weave rugs. Housego also describes the rich elements in the design as well as giving technical notes on the weaving.