Annie sent me a copy of her book https://www.etsy.com/shop/ASpinnerWeaver. I’m very happy that the pattern editor could have help her to write such a great book.
I then decided to update and simplify the seizenn editor. You can found a test version on http://www.raktres.net/seizenn/v2/editor.html, I need some feedbacks before I could replace the present version.
Some improvements :
- new look
- drag and drop for colors
- a “value” button, to view a pattern in black and white (page 8 of Annie’s book)
- a button to load a pattern from a short code
- and few other things
Fell free to send comments if you find bugs or if something doesn’t work the way you would like to.
Hope you will like it.
I didn’t used a bag for a long time and lost the strap. So I decided to weave a new one.
Here three examples of latvian patterns found on various pages and reproduced with seizenn pattern editor.
The new version is online with three improvements :
- dual color wrap
- keyboard shorcuts
- display parameters
Pattern editor had been modified a bit few days ago. This post aims to list the most visible improvements.
I’d like to share with you a question about the interface of the editor.
In plain mode, interface is easy. You click on an hexagon to change its color.
For pickup it’s a bit more complicated. In fact when you do a pickup, a thread that should be underneath goes above the band.
So, to do a pickup, you need to click on a thread that is not visible. Not easy.
After reading some pages on https://backstrapweaving.wordpress.com/, I wanted to try backstrap weaving.
We saw previously how to reproduce a Norwegian pickup pattern. Let’s now study how to include such a pattern in a larger loom.