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An overview of Bengali kantha embroidery and the role of Surayia Rahman and others in this art's revival and transformation.
article online Stevulak Cathy
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This compact sturdy spiral-bound volume helps weaver's keep track of the details. It's all here: sett and sleying charts formulas for calculating warp and weft fiber identification tests basic weave drafts finishing techniques fiber factoids a must-have gray scale design shortcuts and much much more!
book Murphy Marilyn
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Doubleweave is the art of weaving two layers of cloth at the same time one above the other on the loom creating beautiful cloth that is reversible yet unique on each side.
book Moore Jennifer
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(youth novel) A fictionalized account of the biblical fall of Jericho around 1400 B.C. from the viewpoint of young Talia who lives inside the formidable walls. Her father is a flax farmer her mother a linen weaver. Talia's Aunt Rahab warns the family that an army is coming and they...
book Merritt Ginny
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A visionary leader in Bangladesh frees herself and hundreds of other women and families from poverty and social hardships by creating timeless works of art. Winner of three film festival awards for Best Documentary and Best Short Documentary.
Film and DVD Stevulak Cathy
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Handmade textiles are personal no matter where in the world they're created and these photos and explanations of 25 diverse world cultures' techniques vividly share the details. Take a voyage through the pages to see how today's artisans continue to create traditional fiber arts with age-old methods. Blending well-researched information...
book Brandon Deborah
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Twenty artisans share their personal histories hopes and dreams along with the products of their hands and looms. Sidebar stories about history and culture also help to put the stories in context so in the end the reader has a real sense of Guatemala and the place of the Maya...
book and ebook Chandler Deborah
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This video takes the viewer step-by-step through the process of weaving a triangle shawl and adding a second triangle to make a ruana turning that into a jacket or a blanket. Also included are methods for washing fulling and napping the finished weaving how to plan projects on the triangle...
Film and DVD Brack-Kaiser Carol Leigh
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My experience with the 'Flor Sylvestre' Mazahua Santa Rosa de Lima State of Mexico teaching themselves spinning dyeing and weaving skills to maintain their traditional traje.
magazine Brautigam Sheri
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49 minute documentary video program by Marilyn Romatka. Experience the exotic in your own home town; travel to Central Asia in this multi-media presentation. We have all seen Uzbek Ikat on the runway in New York and London now travel back to Uzbekistan with Marilyn to watch the process of...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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The tradition of the veil which refers to various cloth coverings of the head face and body has been little studied in Africa where Islam has been present for more than a thousand years. These essays raise questions about what is distinctive about veiling in Africa what religious histories or...
book Renne Elisha
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This book tells the story of Islamic reform from the perspective of dress textile production trade and pilgrimage over the past 200 years. As Islamic reformers have sought to address societal problems such as poverty inequality ignorance unemployment extravagance and corruption they have used textiles as a means to express...
book Renne Elisha
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51 minute instructional video with Marilyn Romatka. This chain looks exquisite and complicated but the process is simple and straightforward. Examples of these chains have been found in various archeological sites in Scandinavia dating back to the 8th century A.D. A truly versatile technique that makes necklaces bracelets and anything...
Film and DVD Romatka Marilyn
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This manual is aimed at band weavers who have tried and found that they love to do pick-up work. The warp-faced double weave structure allows weavers to create clean crisp designs on backgrounds of solid color. The structure does not use warp-floats which gives the patterns a completely smooth appearance...
book or pdf Waddington Laverne
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108 minutes. Shows complete and detailed steps for successful trouble-free warping.
Film and DVD van der Hoogt Madelyn
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This is the history of weaving centers in the Appalachian Mountains in the early part of the 20th century. The centers enabled women to earn money in a largely subsistence economy. Individual chapters are devoted to the Fireside Industries at Berea College in KY Arrowcraft started by Pi Beta Phi...
book Alvic Philis
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79 minutes. Shows how to design draft weave and wet-finish deflected doubleweave fabrics (both flat fabrics and dimensional fabrics created with differential shrinkage). Includes a handbook with exercises and projects to try.
Film and DVD van der Hoogt Madelyn
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Available in digital format. Published in cooperation with the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco this book explores the variety of textiles in the Peruvian highlands including the symbols and meaning of intricate patterns as well as the personal histories of the Quechua people who sustain this tradition.
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109 minutes. Thoroughly covers drafting and weaving huck lace Atwater-Bronson lace and Swedish lace. Demonstrates how to create original designs and choose appropriate materials and setts. Includes a comprehensive handbook.
Film and DVD van der Hoogt Madelyn
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This is a small bilingual book that was actually a catalog of an exhibition "Weaving Lives". For this exhibition we focused on the different stages of a weaver's life in the communities around Cusco illustrating the importance originality and functions of each of these stages as a weaver grows in...
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This book was written for those who know nothing about weaving or the rigid-heddle loom but they are eager and ready to learn! The rigid-heddle loom is widely recognized as the gateway loom to weaving. It suits the modern lifestyle as it is easy to set up portable affordable and...
book Gipson Liz
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50 minutes. Shows how to design draft and weave summer and winter with treadling variations to create different effects. Gives ideas for playing with colors and materials and includes a handbook with eleven instructive projects.
Film and DVD van der Hoogt Madelyn
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122 minutes. Gives weaving tips and techniques for achieving smooth selvedges and evenly woven cloth handling shuttles avoiding and fixing errors choosing and matching colors yarns and setts with weave structures and more.
Film and DVD van der Hoogt Madelyn
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Feature length documentary directed by Bennie Klain of Trickster Films Austin TX In this compelling and intimate portrait of economic and cultural survival through art Navajo filmmaker Bennie Klain takes viewers into the world of contemporary Navajo weavers and their struggles for self-sufficiency. Highlighting untold stories and colorful characters involved...
Film and DVD M'Closkey (research director) Kathy
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Two Zapatista women bound by cultural expectations struggle to express the truth of their lives in the highlands of Chiapas. Magdalena summons the soul of her friend Lucia who migrated
book Eber Christine
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Drawing on evidence contained in six disparate archives my second book substantiates how as pastoralists Navajo were affected by free trade during the 1890s the decade in which the wearing blanket was transformed into a rug driven by alterations to the domestic wool tariff. Over seventy percent of the content...
book M'Closkey Kathy
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This is an anthology of American Women expats living in Mexico in which I wrote one chapter.
chapter in edited book Schafer Norma
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From the back cover comment by June Nash: Brenda Rosenbaum explores the ambiguous link between ideology and social role performance in great depth. She is able to demonstrate how women have been able to overreach a constraining model of behavior defined by men.
book Rosenbaum Brenda
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Women Artisans of Morocco tells the stories of twenty-five women who practice their textile traditions with an inspiring energy pride and fortitude. They weave embroider needle weave intricate buttons and tailor and decorate clothing. For the first time we have a book that focuses on the artisans of Morocco themselves...
book Davis Susan
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Describes in detail the benefits and challenges of selling the textile products of artisans overseas online. Can be used as an initial how-to by aspiring marketers.
chapter in edited book Davis Susan
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Jackie leads you through the complete process of weaving colorful and unique cathead baskets using painted cotton paper. The instructions are accessible for all levels of basket makers with many adaptations for styles and shapes. eBay or query the WARP or National Basketry Organization member email lists
Film and DVD Abrams Jackie
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More than just patterns - discover 17 designs and plenty of ideas for unique fabric and garments you'll want to wear again and again. Marilyn Murphy offers guidance for weaving scarves wraps shawls and other garments along with advice for finishing cutting and sewing the fabric adding edgings and closures...
book Murphy Marilyn
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A book for beginning weavers using a rigid heddle loom and traditional rug techniques from around the world to make simple projects. From plain weave to soumak twining knotted pile and tablet weaving each project teaches a new technique using readily available yarns.
book Lamb Sara
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Yoruba Religious Textiles is a collection of ten studies of the significance of cloth in religious worship among the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The authors of these chapters examine the various ways that Yoruba designers and religious practitioners use textiles to represent religious philosophical and aesthetic beliefs. This book highlights...
book Renne Elisha
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A column written to help weavers beginners and others understand all aspects of weaving mostly on four or more shaft looms. archives of Handwoven now published by Long Thread Media
magazine Chandler Deborah