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La Teinturerie Domestique
par O. A. Bériau

Ministere de L'Agriculture, Québec, 1933,
Leméac, Montréal, 1980 188 pages, francais,

Home dyeing for textiles using plants and vegetables. This is how to book contain eight chapters which includes recipes and formulas. There is even a chapter devoted to color theory

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Home Weaving
by O. A. Bériau

The Institute of Industrial Arts, Québec, 1939, 219 pages, 100 photographs, including 14 color, and diagrams, English text. 2nd edition, Arts and Crafts of Gardenvale Inc. Gardenvale, Québec, 1947, 300 pages, photographs, and diagrams. English.
Out of print.

This is the bible on hand weaving. It includes over 70 patterns in the first edtion and 160 patterns in the 1947 edtion

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Le Métier a Quatre Lames
par O. A. Bériau

"Four Harness Loom", publisher (?) Ministère de L'agiculture, Québec, 1941, photographs, and diagrams, texte francais.

Out of print

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Tissage Domestique
by O. A. Bériau

"Home Weaving", publisher Ministére de L'agiculture, Québec, 1943. This book is considered the bible of hand weaving. It contain 183 patterns designs and includes plans on how to build and set up a loom. This book contains; 332 pages, over 200 photographs and diagrams, 52 color plates, texte francais.

Out of print




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The Handicraft Renaissance In Québec
by Oscar A. Bériau

Article published in Canadian Geographical Journal by The Canadian Geographical Society, September 1933, Volume 7 Number 3, pages 143 to 149. Includes photographs. English.

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Home Weaving in Canada
by Oscar A. B&#233riau

Article published in Canadian Geographical Journal by The Canadian Geographical Society, July 1943, Volume 27 Number pages 18 to 29. Includes photographs. English

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Handicrafts in Old Québec
by Oscar A. Bériau

Article published in Canadians All Magazine. J. S. W. Grocholsiki, Publishers. Volume 3, Number 2, Summer 1945, Article starts on page 28, Includes photos. English.




We Hear from the Champions of Handicrafts

by Col. Wilfrid Bovey and Oscar Bériau

Article published in Knitting and Homecraft, circa 1936, starting on page 26. Photographs included. English.


Le Journal


Weaving Column
par Oscar Bériau

Published between 1931-1934


American Ceramic


Peasant Potters of Beauce
by Oscar A. Bériau

Published April 15, 1944


& Garden


Québec Handcraft
by Oscar A. B&#233riau

Published June, 1944


List of books where Oscar Bériau is listed in their bibliography.

Black, Mary E., The (New)Key to Weaving,
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1945, 1949, (1980)
Collira Macmillan Publishers, London

Black, Mary E., “Weaving for Beginners”,
Department of Trade and Industry, Nova Scotia, Health and Welfare, Canada

Bress, Helene, “The Weaving Book, Patterns and Ideas”
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981

Burnham, Harold B., and Burnham, Dorothy K.
“Keep Me Warm One Night”,
Published by University Press in co-operation with the Royal Ontario Museum 1972 Reprint 1979

Casselman, Karen Leigh
“Craft of the Dyer, Colour From Plants and Lichens”,
Published by Dover Book, New York. 2nd Revised 1993

Cercles de Fermieres du Québec, “Les Arts Textiles, Tr³sors du Patrimoine”, Les Cercles de Ferm²res du Qu³bec, 1995

Naud, Michelle, Mon Livre de Tissage,
Mme Michelle Naud, 9909 route Marie-Victorin, Contrecoeur, Québec J0L 1C0,
1994, genevieve.cornelissen@enter-net.com

Davison, Marguerite Porter, “A Handweaver's Pattern Book”,
Marquerite P. Davison, Publisher, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
First edition printed 1944, 25th edition printed 1987
For may students of weaving, there first text book,

Tod, Osma Gallinger, The Joy of Hand Weaving
Bonanza Books, New York, 1964

Zielinski, Stanislaw A., “Encyclopaedia of Hand-weaving”,
Funk & Wagnals, New York, 1959


List of books where Oscar Bériau is cited.

Black, Mary E., “Handweaver's Reference”,
Mary E. Black, Bedford, Nova Scotia, 1954

Galerneau, Germaine, “Le tissage”,
Editions de Jour, Montreal, 1975

Naud, Michelle, “Mon livre de tissage”,
Editions: Communications Science-Impact,1994

Zielinski, Stanislaw A., “ Encyclopaedia of Hand-weaving”,
Funk & Wagnals, New York, 1959

Other books are located in Library and References pages

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