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Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe

Author: Deb Brandon

Edition: 1

ISBN: 076435650X

Number Of Pages: 160

Publisher: Schiffer

Release Date: 2019-01-28

Details: 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 these pages and see how today's artisans continue to create traditional fiber arts with age-old methods. Blending well-researched information, engaging style, and inspiration, the pages explore espadrilles, flatwoven rugs, mittens, voudou flags, mirror embroidery, and the histories they hold. This open-eyed approach will appeal to textile devotees, from the casually curious to professional artists, and to people who are interested in heritage crafts and diverse cultures. Brandon has written for more than a decade for WARP (Weave A Real Peace), anonprofit networking organization whose members are dedicated toimproving the quality of life of textile artisans in communities inneed.

EAN: 9780764356506

Package Dimensions: 10.4 x 7.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English

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