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Designed to support the textile part of your travels (or just education) the book explores and explains the variety of textiles that make up the vibrant textile culture of Guatemala. Following the highways the techniques of villages throughout the Mayan highland areas are shown and compared in an effort to...
book and ebook Chandler Deborah
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An excellent resource for discovering artisans markets shops museums and festivals this guide presents convenient safe and accessible methods of travel when to go where to stay and where to eat. Expert advice helps travelers know what textile treasures they'll discover at each location how to distinguish quality textiles and...
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Stumped by what yarns to use for weaving? This book explores the many ways to measure yarn how to substitute one yarn for another select the perfect sett color hacks comprehensive fiber information yarn construction fundamentals decode yarn information and tips for buying yarn. Written with the rigid-heddle weaver in...
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Describes many aspects - social psychological and physical - of the lives of adolescent boys and girls in a mid-sized Moroccan town.
book Davis Susan
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Ajrakh Artist Sufiyan Khatri
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Compares and contrasts two artisan groups (Kala Raksha Trust and MarketPlace Handwork of India) on human capabilities and outcomes.
chapter in edited book Littrell Mary
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...and June Nash editors. This is a series of essays several written by WARP members.
book Simonelli Jeanne
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Of Women Hope and Angels. Fair trade and artisan production in a squatter settlement in Guatemala City
chapter in edited book Rosenbaum Brenda
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Book explores the impacts from a fair trade business model for An artisan group (MarketPlace Handwork of India) operating in a Mumbai slum.
book Littrell Mary
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This book grew out of my fascination with backstop weaving and the loom itself. It is an instructional book that leads through all steps in building your own loom and provides different chapters with graduated weaving projects.
book Anderson Marilyn
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This 56-page book is for people who want to learn how to spin cotton or spinners who want to improve their skill and knowledge about cotton and cotton spinning. This spiral-bound book takes you step by step through each stage of learning to spin cotton. It also includes a little...
book and ebook Ruane Joan
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Summaries of recent archaeological textile research and current methods of object handling and analysis in the Americas plus nine in-depth case histories. An overview of current research on New World archaeological fabrics demonstrating that textile data provide a unique means of addressing questions of broad anthropological interest as well as...
book Drooker Penelope B.
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102 minutes. Shows how to read and create block drafts and how to use them with specific weave structures. Includes a handbook with exercises resources and more.
Film and DVD van der Hoogt Madelyn
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57 minute instructional video with Marilyn Romatka. This is Marilyn's most popular class in a box! The Ulo Akha peoples of Northern Thailand use these beaded bands to decorate their elaborate traditional headdresses but the loom makes very nice bracelets as well. No previous weaving experience necessary. This is a...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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1 hour 13 minute instructional video with Marilyn Romatka. What a twist! Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese braiding technique normally used with silk strands. But in this class we use the wooden Marudai braiding stand to coax out this open-work helix - as if by magic - into a 3-D...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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65 minute documentary video program by Marilyn Romatka. Weave with nothing but a deck of cards? Can it be true? Yes! Card Weaving (aka Tablet Weaving) is a very old technique first seen in the Iron Age and also flourishing in the Middle Ages. It is currently being re-discovered and...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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The Bunu Yoruba people of central Nigeria mark every critical juncture in an individual's life from birthing ceremonies to funeral celebrations with handwoven cloth. The author explains how and why this is so and discusses why handwoven cloth is still valued although it is rarely woven in Bunu villages today....
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A 30-minute introduction to using the continuous strand weaving method on rectangle frame looms of all sizes. Includes design and project examples for both small rectangles and large adjustable ones.
Film and DVD Brack-Kaiser Carol Leigh
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That We May Serve Beneath Your Hands and Feet: Women Weavers in Highland Chiapas with Christine Eber
chapter in edited book Rosenbaum Brenda
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This book features fifty artists shown in their studios with several pieces of their work. Information is given about the development of each person and the unique approach of each to their craft. This publication was put together with funds to promote tourism. There are lovely photos of the different...
book Alvic Philis
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Crazy Lace explores the use with and without pre-charted lace knitting designs in traditional shawl structures including instruction charts and inspirational photos.
book Wood Myra
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Crazyshot - creative overshot weaving - introduces anyone who uses a rigid heddle loom to a whole world of creative weaving. Using just one heddle and one pick-up stick explore color design and texture taking your weaving to the next level.
book Wood Myra
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Creative Crafts of the World is a practical guide for teaching folk art to groups of children young adults adults even yourself! From years of teaching real-life folk art classes these lesson plans are tried-and-true. Perfect for all levels of skill. Just add students mix and create! These are actual...
book Romatka Marilyn
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Creative Crochet Lace is a template-based approach to creating wearable art using a freestyle approach to lace crochet. Templates general instructions and lots of inspirational photos are included.
book Wood Myra
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Most of my articles are crochet patterns in magazines.
magazine Ventura Carol
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Mayas from Guatemala and Chiapas Mexico narrate strikingly similar stories that are part of their oral tradition. These similarities reflect the fact that Mayas from both areas share a common cultural tradition dating to pre-Hispanic times and a basic pattern of beliefs central to the Mesoamerican cultural complex. At the...
magazine Rosenbaum Brenda
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This book draws upon thinking about the work of the dead in the context of deindustrialization - specifically the decline of the textile industry in Kaduna Nigeria - and its consequences for deceased workers' families. The book examines the establishment of textile mills in the industrial area and new ways...
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Step-by-step instructions for weaving a two-layer sampler on four shafts. Learn to weave separate layers double-width cloth tubes slits color-and-weave effects stitched cloth simple pique quilted cloth and top layer laces.
Film and DVD Moore Jennifer
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Learn how to weave any image you would like to create through pick-up on two layers of cloth. Detailed demonstrations teach you how to design and follow a graph accurately create the pick-up and weave each of the necessary steps.
Film and DVD Moore Jennifer
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50 minute instructional video with Marilyn Romatka. These geometric gems are hand-crafted in China filled with insect-repelling herbs and hung up during the Dragonboat Festival in the hot 5th month of the lunar calendar. A simple technique that gives exquisite results!
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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This book traces the converging paths of traditional khamak embroidery the 400 brave women who have found in it a way to build their lives and the tenuous state of their efforts as the fate of Kandahar hangs in the balance.
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Under the umbrella of her non-profit Endangered Threads Kathleen Vitale produced nineteen documentaries and interviews with and about the Maya in Guatemala and Mexico all of which can now be seen on YouTube. Ranging from 2 - 73 minutes in length the quality is excellent.
Film and DVD Vitale Kathleen Mossman
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47 minute instructional video with Marilyn Romatka. Delightfully easy and deceptively complex these stars are popular in Europe especially at Christmas time to hang in windows with light coming through them. They are made of Drachenpapier; a special translucent paper fresh in from Germany. The class is geared for adults...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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The powerful visual expressions of Joe Coca's photographs introduce dozens of elder weavers and the landscapes that they occupy in the Cusco region of the Peruvian Andes. A revealing cultural study presents personal stories and deep insight into time-honored textile traditions.
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Chapter introduces and includes the artisan sector in this multi-sector volume assessing the fair trade movement.
chapter in edited book Littrell Mary
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Video (about 6 minutes in length) directed by Melissa Gagliardi documenting the design and making by Mary Flad of a tapestry for installation in Fallkill Commons a supportive housing project in New York State's Hudson River Valley. Available on You Tube enter "Fallkill Falls Tapestry"
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Description of an extraction and analysis method for textile dyes that are fixed with mordants. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 34:195-206
magazine Tiedemann Erica
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The article begins with an overview of the various materials that humans have used for textile fibers. It includes sections about identifying and analyzing fibrous materials and about the conditions that preserve fibers in the archaeological record.
chapter in edited book Tiedemann Erica
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Fringe treatments decorative seams and embellishments from global textiles are presented with great illustrations that are easy to follow.
book Searle Karen
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Draws from current worldwide archaeological research to highlight the importance to peoples' lives of perishable materials that rarely survive in the archaeological record but which represent up to 90% of all material culture in some regions from wooden buildings containers and tools to animal-skin blankets and bags to fiber clothing...
book Drooker Penelope B.
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Study of folk goddesses portrayed on embroideries and weavings in Russia Ukraine and Eastern European countries of Romania Hungary Czechoslovakia and Poland.
book Kelly Mary B
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Folk tales of the of the Balkans and Greek islands with a focus on symbols rituals and the meaning of local goddesses on embroidery.
book Kelly Mary B
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A textile survey of female deities preserved by women on textiles from the Neolithic to the 20th century on textiles from Siberia to the Atlantic Ocean. Symbolic interpretation on embroidery and weaving is passed down in northern Russia the Baltics and Scandinavian countries by women in folk ritual.
book Kelly Mary B
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World-wide symbols of female deities preserved by women on textiles in Alaska North and South America China and Japan central and south east Asia.
book Kelly Mary B
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With photographs and text this book deals with the brutal 1980s civil war and especially its effects on women. In 1985 Anderson and Garlock produced a widely traveled photography and text exhibit that was later turned into this book. Annotated text from many sources gives details and an afterward by...
book Anderson Marilyn
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This book of 43 prints developed over more than 10 years and is the result of the author's love of traditional Mayan culture and her love of printmaking. Not all the arts and crafts shown will be familiar to readers which provided impetus to the artist to make them more...
book Anderson Marilyn
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Guatemalan Story Cloths: Women Finding Their Voices
magazine Wise Mary Anne
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The text and photos present the different looms and weaving techniques from many parts of Guatemala. It shows the many designs and patterns current at that time when traditional dress was worn in approximately 150 communities.
book Anderson Marilyn
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54 minute documentary video program by Marilyn Romatka. Enter the land of the wonders that come off the back-strap loom. Guatemala is a country long recognized by the weaving world as one of the must-see places for its intricate skill its astounding variety as well as its riotous colors. This...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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The book discusses the Mayan women's wardrobe which reflects the cultural heritage of generations of weavers. Garments being made and worn currently are rooted in long tradition. There is reference to identifying the garments of various regions as well as advice about collecting. The pieces shown were collected for a...
book Chandler Deborah
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This publication highlights Guatemalan bag techniques including loom-woven (treadle fixed-vertical vertical frame and horizontal looms) knit and crocheted linked (single and two element) and looped or knotless netted (simple hourglass cross-knit and single-interconnected). Step by step instructions on how to make a traditional knotless-netted Guatemalan net bag including strap techniques...
book Rousso Kathryn
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Based on research with ethnographic examples this book describes and illustrates fabric structures finishing techniques and hanging devices used to produce traditionally constructed hammocks. Basics for how to make a hammock using weaving twining linking looping knotting and/or sprang in a variety of shapes/constructions. Out of print but author can...
book Drooker Penelope B.
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Starting in 1997 the Spin-Off editorial team struck out to enlighten spinners about rare-breed wools and in 2000 published the book Handspun Treasures from Rare Wools. This was the guidebook to go with a juried exhibit of items made from rare wools. It includes basic information on rare breeds of...
book or pdf Robson Deborah
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Heddlecraft is a digital magazine for handweavers who love to weave and want to know more.
online magazine Spady Robyn
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