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Course: Hand weaving
Teachers in charge Ph. D. Ivana Schwarz, Assist. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Engineering Design and Management of Textiles
Course summary 4 (1+3+0)
Knowledge verification writing exam, oral exam
Precondition for testing Program
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type audio practice, workshops
Subject content Historical development of hand weaving and its preservation upto the present day, creation of unique and valuable things. Analysis of constructive parameters of traditional and eco fabrics by various weaving technologies. Familiarization with various technologies of weaving and their specificities. Analysis of yarn production and usage for hand weaving. Basic weave types, making weving pattern. Reading the weaving pattern, its transfer to the fabric and vice verca drawing a weavnig pattern from the fabric. Coordination of weave and colors. Calculation of fabric parameters. Familiarization and properties of the fabrics woven by hand weaving, their significance and today's application.
Aim of course Acquisition of knowledge and skills how to make fabrics on hand weaving machines and other help devices. Development of abilities and skills in matching colors and weave type. Acquisition of knowledge of using various technologies of weaving. Knowledge of making traditional fabrics and new fashionable fabrics for different applications. Development of imagination and abilities to produce unique fabrics.
Literature necessary for course Kovačević S.: Hand weaving, stručna knjiga, Centar za kreativne alternative & Prometej, 2003
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