Unit 6

Weft-faced weave, tapestry

A plain weave derived structure obtained by increasing the weft count, which hides the warp threads. The use of discontinuous weft weaving allows changes of thread color, which makes it a good choice for constructing images.
Variations of this weaving technique, such as openwork, slit and eccentric tapestry weaving are defined by the way the weft threads are interlaced.