Weaving techniques that might be helpful (not for card weaving but for weaving where the warp threads are spaced further apart. This board is very useful for details about weaving. (For stories about Peruvian children and adults weaving
Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place.