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How to weave upholstery material. Instructions for a log-cabin pattern.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1979 (v.1#1) pg. 43, 61

Criteria for handwoven upholstery. Includes threading for a twill stripe.
HANDWOVEN Mar 1982 (v.3#2) pg. 58

Fabrics for interiors. Part 1. Five designer fabrics to weave including: (1) Casement cloth. (2) Drapery fabric. (3) Accent fabric. (4) Two upholstery fabrics.
HANDWOVEN Sep 1982 (v.3#4) pg. 33, 84

Fabrics for interiors. Part 2. Four designer fabrics to weave. (1) Curtain or drapery. (2) Twill upholstery. (3) Honeycomb upholstery. (4) Basket weave accent.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1983 (v.4#1) pg. 66, 90

Fabrics for interiors. Part 3. Four white fabrics to weave for slipcovers, patio furniture covers, and directors chair seat and back.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 51, 84

Fabrics for interiors. Part 4. How to weave tartan (plaid) yardage for use in curtains, upholstery, bedspreads, etc.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1983 (v.4#5) pg. 70, 102

Designer fabrics for upholstery. Includes criteria, aesthetics, and choice of fibers. Includes drafts for three upholstery fabrics. (1) Twill on twill. (2) Syncopated log cabin. (3) Eight shaft honeycomb.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1984 (v.5#2) pg. 72, 94

Five rustic fabrics suitable for a den. Includes drapery fabric, a tweed upholstery, a tweed stripe upholstery, and two accent fabrics.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1984 (v.5#5) pg. 33, I-4.

Weave upholstery fabric on a four or six shaft loom. Incorporates novelty yarn.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 32, I-6

Weave "country" fabrics for interiors (upholstery, accent and curtains) on a two or four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1985 (v.6#3) pg. 62, I-4

Contemporary damask fabrics for interiors designed by Constance LaLena. Instructions are included for: (1) A striped upholstery fabric woven in six-shaft satin requiring 12 treadles. A four-shaft variation requiring eight treadles is furnished. (2) An all-purpose plain-weave fabric, dented to produce vertical stripes. (3) Patterned damask upholstery or bed covering fabric woven on a draw loom or that can be woven on four- or six-harness looms using a pick-up stick.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1986 (v.7#2) pg. 64, I-12

Fabrics for interiors #11. Southwest collection. (1) Rug fabric in weft-faced plain weave. (2) Upholstery or cushion fabric in point twill. (3) Striped upholstery fabric in plain weave. (4) Upholstery and accent fabric in striped plain weave. (5) Curtain fabric in plain weave with bands of weft-face plain and basket weave.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1987 (v.8#4) pg. 36, I-3

Fabrics for interiors designed by Constance LaLena. A collection of four fabrics for pillows or upholstery. (1) Double weave pickup. (2) Two-block, double-faced twill (point twill in four-harness). (3 and 4) Ombre fabrics in plain-weave.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1988 (v.9#1) pg. 88, I-13

Tapestry-woven footstool cover with a violets design.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1988 (v.9#2) pg. 49, I-5

Fabrics for interiors, designed by Constance LaLena. (1) Curtain fabric in plain weave with stripes created by dense areas of sett and beat. (2) Warp rep rug woven in a block design in three colors. (3) Slipcover fabric woven in Ms and Os. (4) Plain-weave accent fabric in a plaid.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1988 (v.9#3) pg. 18, 76

Fabrics for interiors designed by Constance LaLena. (1) Plain-weave upholstery fabric. (2) Plain-weave drapery fabric with subtle lengthwise stripes.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1990 (v.11#1) pg. 88, 85

Scandinavian-influenced upholstery fabric is huck woven as one-block overshot.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1990 (v.11#3) pg. 61, 91

Coordinating upholstery and pillow fabrics are woven on a single warp in double weave and variation.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 47, 72

Designing fabric for upholstery. Tips for handweavers on selecting a weave structure, pattern and fiber.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 48

"More with Fewer" upholstery fabrics are designed to simulate jacquard-woven patterns but they can actually be handwoven on an 8-shaft loom. (1) Ribbed strip, warp-faced fabric that will withstand heavy use. (2) Textured diamond fabric in intermittent twill weave.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 48, 82

Fabrics for interiors No. 18. (1) Plain-weave shepherd's check upholstery fabric. (2) Plain weave upholstery fabric. (3) Log cabin upholstery fabric. (4) Loosely woven drapery fabric in plain weave.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1991 (v.12#5) pg. 34, 83

Fabrics for interiors No. 19. (1) Semisheer curtain fabric in plain weave with double-weave blocks. (2) Table runner fabric in eight-shaft double weave in two blocks. (3) Upholstery fabric in a striped plain weave. (4) Rug fabric has alternating warp- and weft-faced areas.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1992 (v.13#3) pg. 32, 79

Fabrics for Interiors No. 19, Striped fabrics in rich colors for a bedroom are all woven on four shafts. (1) Pillowcase fabric in plain weave with a chenille honeycomb border. (2) Duvet or comforter cover in plain weave with heavy warp accent threads. (3) Accent fabric for pillow shams, draperies, dust ruffle or upholstery in a summer & winter threading chenille blocks of texture on the border. (4) Upholstery fabric uses chenille in a traditional summer & winter pattern.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1992 (v.13#5) pg. 52, 87

Log cabin upholstery fabric.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1993 (v.14#2) pg. 44, 81

Fabrics for interiors No. 20. (1) Rug fabric in a weft-faced herringbone twill, treadled to be double-sided. (2) Throw fabric is woven in double-faced broken reverse twill. (3) Curtain fabric in a fairly wide set plain weave. Gauze-lace leno, worked with a pick-up stick, is used to create horizontal stripes and a geometric motif to accent the border. (4) Pillow or cushion fabric is a weft-faced stripe with a beaded design. (5) Upholstery fabric woven in diamond twill.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1993 (v.14#3) pg. 74, 91

Upholstery fabrics designed by staff from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Swatch instructions included for three fabrics, (1) Twill and basket weave variations, (2) Warp- and weft-faced twill, and (3) A turned huck variation.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1994 (v.15#5) pg. 46, 90

Advice on designing cloth for upholstery. Includes instructions for chair upholstery fabric that is woven on five shafts and features same-color supplementary-weft dots.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1994 (v.15#5) pg. 48, 91

An explanation of the importance of preparing samples. Includes instructions for weaving an upholstery fabric in a twill variation.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1994 (v.15#5) pg. 50, 90

Handwoven upholstery fabric is woven in a 3/1 twill with plain-weave stripes. Instructions are included for weaving a complimentary passementerie fringe with inlay.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1994 (v.15#5) pg. 72, 96

Automobile upholstery fabric swatches. (1) Windowpane swatch in a four-shaft novelty weave. (2) Two-tone Twigs swatch in a 16-shaft twill variation. (3) Four-shaft honeycomb swatch with lurex. (4) Four-shaft honeycomb swatch with chenille.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1998 (v.19#2) pg. 16, 73

Overshot upholstery fabric is woven in tied overshot on eight shafts.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1998 (v.19#3) pg. 34, 96

Fabrics for interiors designed by Constance LaLena. (1) and (2) Broken twill upholstery fabrics woven on four shafts. (3) Plain weave accent or upholstery fabric. (4) Warp-faced rep-weave pillow top.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1999 (v.20#4) pg. 50, 74, 75

Dorothy Lieves influence as a textile designer reviewed. Includes a 4-harness twill woven in leather for use as upholstery fabric.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #50 Spring 1982 (v.13#2) pg. 18

Upholstery fabric woven from handspun natural colored fleece in a Honeycomb variation.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #22 Fall 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 21

Weaving upholstery for two cushions on a Danish chair.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #25 Summer 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 22

Weaving upholstery for a desk chair.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #25 Summer 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 24

How to weave plaited twills. Includes suggestions for upholstery fabric and linen towels.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #28 Spring 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 76

Custom fabric woven for the restoration of a 1930 V-16 Cadillac Landaulette duplicates the original upholstery. Woven in an eight-harness manifold twill. Includes the draft used for decorate bands (called windlace) that form door and window seals, carpet and upholstery edgings and trims.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #40 Spring 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 54