Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray Hayes
Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray Hayes, Miniature Overshot Patterns by Norma Smayda, Gretchen White, Jody Brown and Katherine Schelleng; 2009; 208 pages, hard cover.
This book features the original sample collection and handwritten drafts of the talented, early 20th century weaver, Bertha Gray Hayes of Providence, Rhode Island. She designed and wove miniature overshot patterns for four-harness looms that are creative and unique. The book contains color reproductions of 72 original sample cards and 20 recently discovered patterns, many shown with a picture of the woven sample, and each with computer-generated drawdowns and drafting patterns.