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How to make a piupiu / Leilani Rickard.

By: Rickard, Leilani.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Raupo, 2008Description: 96 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 19 x 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143009450 (pbk.).Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Clothing | Weaving -- New Zealand | Textile crafts | Textile fabrics, Maori | Phormium tenax | Hand weaving -- New Zealand -- Juvenile literature | Textile fabrics, Maori -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Clothing -- Juvenile literature | Piupiu | Harakeke | Raranga | Tikanga | FlaxGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: 746.92 RIC
Contents:
Materials: Harakeke -- Tools -- Methods: Cutting -- Stripping -- Marking -- Scraping -- Boiling -- Patterns -- Finishing: Miro -- Whatu -- Fashioning the waistband --- Dyeing -- Storage and care .
Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index.
Summary: "This highly illustrated book gives step-by-step instructions on how to make your own piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt. Experienced Rotorua weaver Leilani Rickard covers everything you need to know - from customary uses of harakeke or flax, to the simple tools you will need to finish the garment. Colour photographs record every phase of the craft process from selecting the right flax frond to cutting and preparing it to dyeing the flax through to binding and strengthening the waistband pattern making storage of the finished garment and more. The craft advice is accompanied by a gallery of flax skirt creations in both traditional and modern styles" --Publisher's description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This book gives simple, step by step instructions on how to make a piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt or kilt. Colour photographs and easy instructions record every stage of the craft process- selecting the right frond; cutting and preparing it; dyeing the flax; binding and strengthening the waistband; pattern-making; and storage of the finished garment. The craft advice is accompanied by a gallery of piupiu creations in both traditional and wearable-art styles.

New Zealand author.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index.

Materials: Harakeke -- Tools -- Methods: Cutting -- Stripping -- Marking -- Scraping -- Boiling -- Patterns -- Finishing: Miro -- Whatu -- Fashioning the waistband --- Dyeing -- Storage and care .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index.

"This highly illustrated book gives step-by-step instructions on how to make your own piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt. Experienced Rotorua weaver Leilani Rickard covers everything you need to know - from customary uses of harakeke or flax, to the simple tools you will need to finish the garment. Colour photographs record every phase of the craft process from selecting the right flax frond to cutting and preparing it to dyeing the flax through to binding and strengthening the waistband pattern making storage of the finished garment and more. The craft advice is accompanied by a gallery of flax skirt creations in both traditional and modern styles" --Publisher's description.

Text in English with some Māori.

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