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Math and Weaving

Computers and Looms
What do they have in common?

Old Computers
A photo gallery of old looms and computers found at the British Museum in London.

Algebraic Expressions as
Design Elements

Lana Schneider discusses the use of algebra as a design element in textiles.

Artlandia
Artlandia software creates graphic designs and patterns from your recipe.

Woven Rope
Friezes

Mathematical shapes and symmetry are displayed in woven rope patterns.

Complex Weavers Study Group
Weavers turn to the fertile field of mathematics to enrich their ideas for cloth as
weaving embodies many mathematical ideas and poses interesting and non-trivial
problems.

Plane Patterns –
Mathematics & the Liberal Arts

Analysis of symmetry can be helpful in understanding archaeological art and how it
relates to the development of patterns in textiles.

Weaving Looms – EBay Watch

 

Ebay Finds

Vintage Dritz Metal Weaving Loom pieces and hardware to assemble looms - Current price: $11.00 - Auction

- Current price: $19.50

Loopdedoo Spinning Loom Kit Friendship Bracelet Maker - Current price: $20.00 - Auction

Wooden Leclerc Shuttle Hand Weave Loom made in Canada - Current price: $45.00

Katia Ronda Ruffle Yarn Color Choice Cream Black Loom Knit Crochet FS Offer - Current price: $10.00

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