Canyon Art now has three distinct
software products for designing Weaving Patterns.
iWeaveIt for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad
is now available in the Apple "app" store.
This version is a basic drawdown program.
Weavers can create and edit the threading, treadling and tieup.
iWeaveIt reads and writes WIF files. Internet files and emailed files can be imported with only one click.
iWeaveIt supports the iCloud interface so you can immediately transfer your files to all your devices that allow iCloud.
Learn more about iWeaveIt and see the screenshots
WeaveIt is a weaving software program for
creating, designing and displaying Weaving drafts and patterns. Weavers create
the threading, treadling and tie-up and WeaveIt will display the draft as a
drawdown. Handweavers will appreciate the ability to calculate yarn yardage and
the number of heddles.
Windows XP and Windows Vista, and Windows 7. It will also
support the older systems of Windows 98/ME/NT4/2000.
There are two versions of the program, a Basic version for someone who
likes to create drawdowns and a Pro version for the person who wants
more design capability. The Pro version has all the capability of the Basic
version so that handweavers can use as much as they are ready for.
Advanced handweavers will love the many design tools available: Block
substitution, Double Weave, Fabric Analysis, Taquete and Polychome Design,
turning and blending drafts, plus the many means of free-form designing and
editing of drafts.
Learn more about WeaveIt
Grid 'N WeaveIt is the link
between a graphics paint program and weaving. Paint programs such as Photoshop,
Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro or even Windows Paint provide good editing
capabilities for creating a graphical picture. However they don’t go the
next step needed by weavers. Grid ‘N WeaveIt provides the missing links.
Grid 'N WeaveIt provides basic drawing tools. It allows you to
specify the weaving properties of the drawing based on warps and yarns.
You can create a grid that prints over the drawing to help size your
For tapestry, create and print a separate layer as a cartoon. For navajo
weaving, create motifs to re-use repeatedly. Print showing the pairs
count. For rug weaving, generate weaving drafts ( WIF) that can be loaded in
your WeaveIt program. Use your graphics program in conjunction with Grid
'N WeaveIt to provide advanced graphics editing.
Grid 'N WeaveIt will run on Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista or
Windows 7 .
See Grid 'N WeaveIt details
Try out the free demos
and order your weaving software soon.