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1507031322 lisio 2013 fabrics 10
November 11, 2019
Figured panels handwoven on a digital jacquard loom
Practical course during which figured panels are designed and subsequently hand-woven on a digital Jacquard loom.
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July 01, 2019
Introduction to Jacquard weaving + Lodging
Basic course to introduce participants to the Jacquard design process, to loom technology and the specifics of the Lisio loom set-ups. The student will stay at Fondazione Lisio apartments, price for this course is cumulative of the accomodation costs.
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1516134653 fondazionelisio2 jacquard course june2017 fotor
July 01, 2019
Introduction to jacquard weaving: drawing with the weft
Basic course to introduce participants to the Jacquard design process, to loom technology and the specifics of the Lisio loom set-ups.
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March 25, 2019
Carpet. Basic notion of conservation and restoration 1
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February 20, 2019
Needlepoint lace. Recognition, study and cataloguing
The course offers to the students tools to be able to recognize, analyze and describe laces, by observation of objects in various states of conservation, antique and contemporary.
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February 11, 2019
Tapestry. Elements of weaving 2
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February 04, 2019
Carpet. Elements of weaving 2
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January 21, 2019
Tapestry. Elements of weaving 1
Notions of history, use and technique relating to tapestry-making.
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January 14, 2019
Carpet. Elements of weaving 1
Notions of history, use and technique relating to carpet-making. Course I: Basic level
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December 12, 2018
Bobbin lace. Recognition, Study and Cataloguing
The aim of the course is to offer tools to recognize, analyze and describe laces, through the observation of objects in various states of conservation, both ancient and contemporary. 
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November 29, 2018
Gold embroidery: couching stitch
A practical first-level course for learning the ancient art of gold embroidery, for creating jewels with needle and thread.
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November 26, 2018
Italian Folk Weaving
Introduction to the history of folk weaving in Italy.
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November 19, 2018
Plain and weave-patterned cloth. Recognition, analysis and cataloguing
Course participants learn how to identify the constituent elements of woven textiles according to the methods proposed by the Centre International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens. Observation of historical samples in varying states of conservation, modern reconstructions and contemporary wovens.
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November 05, 2018
Weaving on the shaft loom: threading and drafting
A theoretical / practical course to learn textile drafting, how to read a graphic draft in its elements: threading, tie-up, treadling and subseguently weave the pattern on a loom.
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October 31, 2018
Historical tailoring for pegeant and performance
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September 27, 2018
Gold embroidery: purl thread
A practical first-level course for learning the ancient art of gold embroidery, for creating jewels with needle and thread.
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July 16, 2018
Basic weaving on the heddle frame loom
A course for learning the basics of weaving and how to weave ‘samplers’ on pre-prepared 4-to-8 heddle looms, to manage tensioning, shrinkage and shuttles, to repair broken threads and defects in the weave, to create impeccable selvedges.
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July 09, 2018
Designing today's textiles with historical Jacquard techniques
Representative samples of historical Jacquard techniques such as lampas, tacqueté, samitum are observed and analyzed. The number and function of warp and wefts series are identified, weave superimposition theory introduced and the drafting of complex weave structures practiced.
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1524124844 broccato agnolo 3000
July 02, 2018
Historical techniques and technologies from basic weaves to brocade and other weft effects
Intensive practical course during which weave structures studied during "textile analysis courses" are woven using a range of looms and visualization methods for participants to better comprehend the connection between weave annotation, analysis and loom technology.
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June 27, 2018
Natural colours for textile restoration
Starting from historically-used dye plants (pre-extracted) and dyeing raw wool, silk and cotton yarns, students will create colour cards for use in identification and restoration of ancient textiles.
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