Tablet Weaving

Uploaded: October 08, 2012 13:32:18


Tablet Weaving (often card weaving in the United States) is a weaving technique where tablets or cards are used to create the shed through which the weft is passed. The technique is limited to narrow work such as belts, straps, or garment trim.

The origins of this technique go back at least to the early Iron age. Examples have been found at Hochdorf, Germany,[1] and Apremont, France.[2] Tablet-woven bands are commonly found in Iron age graves and are presumed to be standard trim for garments among various peoples, including the Vikings.[3]

As the materials and tools are relatively cheap and easy to obtain, tablet weaving is popular with hobbyist weavers

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Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 09, 2012

A unique & captivating photo with exceptional colors, tones, clarity, lighting & brilliant comp! Good luck with this ,Lydia! #1491252

Lydia Williams level-classic October 09, 2012

Thank you, Paddy...I found this to be quite interesting. #10362251

John Connolly October 10, 2012

I must had had a sheltered life Lydia! I had not heard of Tablet weaving until now! A wonderful capture with excellent color and clarity! #10364294

Lydia Williams level-classic October 11, 2012

I must have also, I never have seen or heard of this until I caught this photo. Thank you John! #10365103

Wm Nosal October 14, 2012

Wonderful Capture Lydia!
I've Never Seen One Too :) #10369327

Lydia Williams level-classic October 15, 2012

Thank you, Wm.! :) #10370245

Wm Nosal November 30, 2012

Congratulations, Lydia! #10441442

Merna L. Nobile December 02, 2012

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Enjoy the success of the day.


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