Twill Explosion

Twill Explosion

When eight or more shafts are available, pattern possibilities become seemingly infinite. This workshop begins with a quick review of twills on four shafts and then looks theoretically at the transition to eight or more.

Twill blocks are explored with all permutations of tie-up. The concept of tie-up being considered as a design tile on straight and point threadings.

  • Twill fractioning
  • Fancy twills
  • Obtaining structural integrity through the tie-up

This course is not offered in 2017.