Genealogy Projects tagged with weaving on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Weavers

    Please add Geni profiles with the occupation of "weaver" to this project. Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The other methods are knitting, lace making, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling....

  • Silk Weavers

    Silk Weavers Silk weaving is often found in census returns as the occupation of an ancestor. The object of this project is to give some background to the industry. Please link any silk weavers that you come across in your research to this project, and share information on the subject with others. Getting Involved Free to follow, request to collaborate To join the project use the reque...

  • Basket Makers

    Basket Makers A Basket maker is someone skilled in weaving baskets - usually making wicker and reed products. Sometimes known as basket-weaver Basket weaving, basketry, or basket making is the process of weaving pliable materials into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basket makers and basket weavers . Basketry is made from a variety of fibrou...

  • Women's Work

    “Mary Case is my name and with my needle wrought the same in the tenth year of my age Anno Dom 1763” ~ from a sampler produced in Newport, RI Too often, the only record we have of a female ancestor is an example of her handiwork, whether it is an embroidered sampler, quilt or basket. With a few exceptions, until the 20th century, a woman’s primary choice for her future wa...