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Description - How to Make a Piupiu by Leilani Rickard

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143009450
Format: Paperback / softback
(240mm x 186mm x 6mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Group (NZ)
Publish Date: 6-Aug-2019
Country of Publication: New Zealand

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