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Navajo weaving way :the path from fleece to rug

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ISBN13: 9781883010300
ISBN10: 1883010306
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Book News Annotation:

A revision of the authors' Working with the Wool, Northland Press 1971, with much Navajo tradition and many photos added. The best available guide to rug weaving, from carding & spinning through set up and weaving.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Noel Bennett met traditional Navajo weaver Tiana Bighorse in 1968. In time Tiana took her into her family as a daughter. Together they sheared sheep, collected plants, dyed wool, carded, spun, and wove. This book records their many experiences together, a collaboration that spans nearly thirty years. In 1971, Tiana and Noel wrote Working with the Wool: How to Weave a Navajo Rug. Noel later wrote Designing with the Wool and The Weaver's Pathway. Now, this single, authoritative volume brings together those three books—with updates and revisions—as well as excerpts from other published articles and books by Noel and Tiana about Navajo weaving, culture, and history. Detailed charts and illustrations help the weaver find her way step-by-step through the making of a first sampler and through several more advanced techniques.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156) and index.

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Sam New England, December 1, 2014 (view all comments by Sam New England)
This is a great book for the beginner weaver. It gives you both the traditions and the "how to" that one needs. Great illustrations of weaving and warping of the loom.
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Sam New England, December 1, 2014 (view all comments by Sam New England)
This is a great book for the beginner weaver. It gives you both the traditions and the "how to" that one needs. Great illustrations of weaving and warping of the loom.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781883010300
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Location:
Loveland, Colo. :
Author:
Bennett, Noel
Author:
Bennett, Nvel
Subject:
Design - Textile & Costume
Subject:
Weaving
Subject:
Criticism - Native American
Subject:
Textile design
Subject:
Hand weaving
Subject:
Indian textile fabrics
Subject:
American - Native American
Subject:
Navajo textile fabrics
Subject:
Textile design -- Southwest, New.
Subject:
Hand weaving -- Southwest, New -- Patterns.
Subject:
Textile & Costume
Subject:
Crafts-Weaving and Spinning
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 457/458
Publication Date:
19970701
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 16 oz

Related Subjects

Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Rugmaking
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Rugs
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Weaving and Spinning
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Product details 160 pages Interweave Press,c1997. - English 9781883010300 Reviews:
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Noel Bennett met traditional Navajo weaver Tiana Bighorse in 1968. In time Tiana took her into her family as a daughter. Together they sheared sheep, collected plants, dyed wool, carded, spun, and wove. This book records their many experiences together, a collaboration that spans nearly thirty years. In 1971, Tiana and Noel wrote Working with the Wool: How to Weave a Navajo Rug. Noel later wrote Designing with the Wool and The Weaver's Pathway. Now, this single, authoritative volume brings together those three books—with updates and revisions—as well as excerpts from other published articles and books by Noel and Tiana about Navajo weaving, culture, and history. Detailed charts and illustrations help the weaver find her way step-by-step through the making of a first sampler and through several more advanced techniques.
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