Have you ever wondered about the technique that makes a sheet out of cotton buds that grow on trees? There is an interesting process that makes the cotton bulbs into threads and these are then weaved into cloth. The one essential item that helps with unparalleled skill is the weaving looms. This is a device or a machine setup that helps to entwine the threads in different patterns to create sheets of cloth and even incorporate designs and patterns within them. You may have witnessed rudimentary weaving looms that has the yarns held by force to facilitate easy interweaving of each strand of thread.

There are two sets of thread used by weaving looms; the lengthwise yarn is called a warp while the other which runs laterally is called a weft of yarn. These are weaved together each time warp is lowered or raised. It has several sequences within the movements that may be adopted by a weaver. The alignment of the threads in weaving looms is vital as that gives shape to textures, color combination and effects. There are different types of weaving looms that are available now; from the ancient and basic back strap loom there is a warp weighted loom which is vertical; then there is the draw loom which is a dual operators and this is used for figure cloth weaving.

Modern examples of powered weaving looms are found in some of the best clothing industries of the world. Here machines are available that provides a variety of options when it comes to weaving different kinds of textures and finishes on clothing materials. One among these is the Jacquard loom which is the reason behind those gorgeous materials like matelasse, brocade and damask. Jacquard itself is a name among materials that is synonymous with an amazing textured pattern incorporated within the material while weaving. Another example is the circular weaving looms; just as the name suggests these are tubes of fabric produced without any seam in it.

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