Re: Old heddles

Bill Koepp <bgkoe@...>

Look at the illustration on p. 290 of John Becker's "Pattern and
Loom" -
available as an internet download. It shows the jig used to make
Likewise the heddle jig illustrations in: "L’Encyclopedie, Art Des

In that one, two bobbins were used, so a worker could tie pretty fast.

Ref: "L’Encyclopedie, Art Des Textiles", by Denis Diderot & Jean
La Rond D’Alembert, 1752 approx., ISBN 2-914661-23-1.

Bill & Gaye Koepp in California

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