Friday, June 14, 2013

Lunatic Fringe Color Spectrum Towels

Lunatic Fringe Towels
Fabric on Loom
174" x19" - just off loom
Off loom - not yet washed
Finished Fabric 157" x 17.5"
finished Fabric waiting to be cut apart and hemmed.

The Tubular Spectrum is a set of 20 yarns in a spectrum of colors based on Munsell's color system.  Munsell was an American painter, and in 1905 he published a color system that uses 5 colors as the primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue, Green and Purple.  By using his color system, we developed
the Tubular Spectrum.
Draft From:  A Weaver’s Book of 8 Shaft Patterns - Breaks and Recesses: Page 17, draft #47

EPI:  28
Total Warp Ends:  564
Width in reed:  20.14"
Warp length:  6 yards
Heddle Count:  shafts 1-8 = 70 heddles on each

Weaving Width:  19.5"
On loom measurements: 181" x 19.5"
Off loom measurements: 174" x 19"
Washed measurements:  157.5" x 17.5"
Finished, hemmed measurements:  Fabric is still waiting to be cut apart and hemmed into towels.

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