A Quillwork Companion
by Jean Heinbuch
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The author, an expert craftsman at her craft, describes and illustrates all of the basic and advanced designs used by the American Indian. The text is easy to understand and each step has been fully illustrated with diagrams, figures and photographs. Basic stitches are zigzag, simple band, single thread. Advanced stitches include are two quill zigzag, two quill triangle, double diamond, and many more. Soft cover, 92 pages, 8-1/2 x 11" format, with 70 illustrations.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Embarkation
  • Chapter I
    • How To Use This Book
    • Quill Preparation
    • Tools
  • Chapter II
    • General Work Instructions and Basic Stitches
  • Chapter III Basic Quilling Techniques
    • Zigzag Technique
    • Simple Band Technique
    • Single Thread Line Technique
    • Quill Wrapping Technique
    • Quill Plaiting Technique
  • Chapter IV Advanced Quilling Techniques
    • Two Quill Zigzag Technique
    • Two Quill Triangle Technique
    • Two Quill Diamond Technique
    • Three Quill Double Diamond Technique
    • Multiple Quill Plaiting Technique
    • Checker Weave Technique
    • Single Thread Sawtooth Technique
    • Zigzag Edging Technique
    • Wrapped Fill Edging Technique
    • Coiled Wrapping Technique
    • Rosette Techniques
    • Quillwork on Birch Bark
    • Loom Quillwork
    • Repairing Damaged Quillwork
  • Appendix A The Preparation of Rawhide and Brain Tanned Leather
  • Appendix B Old Time Dye for Porcupine Quills
  • Bibliography

ISBN: 0-943604-25-7
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