Weaving a Kakahu

Weaving a Kakahu
Author(s)
Diggeress Te Kanawa
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Diggeress Te Kanawa, one of the most well-known weavers of her time, describes in complete detail how to construct a cloak in your own design using dyed flax, feathers and tassels. The book includes ideas for designs, gathering and stripping the flax, separating out and twining the fibre, gathering and preparing natural dyes and then dyeing the fibre, preparing feathers, and a detailed description of the weaving method (a form of twining), adding shaping to the weaving and tāniko weaving for the border.
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Level
Advanced
Publisher
Puwaha ki te Ao Trust
Edition
3rd edition 2006
ISBN
0908912080 (ISBN13: 9780908912087)
Original language
English
Translations
None
E-book version available
No
Image credit
Ali Brown (scanned image)
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