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Tools/Link to Page All Fiberworks PixeLoom ProWeave WeaveIt WeaveMaker WeavePoint Patternland WeaveDesign WinWeave DBWeave eWeave
                         
Open/Save Files    PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF    
Enter Data   PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF      
Preferences   PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF      
 Tie-up Tools PDF                      
NameDrafts PDF                      
Alt Colors   PDF                    
                         
WIF File Helps                 Help   Help  

 

Open and Save FilesIncluding  Proprietary files, WIF files, and graphics files
Proprietary files belong to a software program. These are the files that each software program creates for its own use. WIF files are a generic weaving software file. Graphics files are pictures that allow you to design from your own images.

 Enter Data: threading, treadling, colors, thickness, etc in the draft.

Preferences: Set the defaults for the software including # of shafts, treadles, displays, etc

Tie-up Tools:  In Progress  

1.  Enter first treadle, generate twill (done)

2.  Fill with twills, etc.

3.  Manipulate tie-up, quadrants, etc.

4.  Rearrange keeping drawdown same.

5.  Rearrange changing drawdown.

6.  Change face or invert twill.

7.  Interactive drawdown. If you click in the drawdown, it changes the tie-up.

   

       

NameDrafts:  In Progress  

Doing a Namedraft is a method of creating an original draft. You will not see letters.
There are several methods for creating namedrafts.
Namedrafts are usually woven as small overshot patterns.
Namedrafts produce 4-block designs.
‘Let’s do a namedraft.’ will be used to illustrate the various methods.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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