Development of a technique for weaving seamless three‐dimensional shapes directly on loom is an essential step in producing seamless woven garments. The purpose of this paper is to report a new approach to weaving seamless three‐dimensional shapes.
Spacing of warp and weft threads varies in shape region. Reeds with shaped reed wires are developed to change spacing of warp threads. Interlacement pattern of warp and weft threads is selected that assists in changing spacing of threads. The new approach of weaving three‐dimensional shapes in folded form is developed, that offers advantages over weaving shape in erect form.
The main findings were mathematical determination of shapes of reed wires to produce a three‐dimensional woven shape and weaving shape in folded form.
The paper demonstrates how three‐dimensional shapes are woven in folded form without the need of eliminating ends.
Bhattacharya, S. and Koranne, M. (2012), "Novel method of weaving three‐dimensional shapes", International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, Vol. 24 No. 1, pp. 56-63. https://doi.org/10.1108/09556221211194345Download as .RIS
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