Marjorie and Williams Snow present a fascinating new look at the ancient art of tablet weaving. This ingenious method of weaving--which uses tablets, or cards, instead of a loom--produces a unique fabric of great strength. Because this craft requires little investment in equipment, it is an ideal introduction to weaving for the novice; it also offers intriguing new ideas for weavers already experienced in other techniques. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions guide the beginning tablet weaver through a series of beautiful, and useful, projects--including belts, purses, even a small rug. A selection of traditional designs, ideas for drafting original patterns, and outstanding examples of tablet weaving from museum collections and by contemporary artists further highlight possibilities of this unique craft.