African Fabrics

African Fabrics

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Teaches sewing techniques using six African fabrics--mudcloth, Kuba cloth, Korhogo cloth, fancy prints, wax prints, and Kente cloth--and includes their history and symbolism, where to purchase them, how to care for them, and how to use them.

F+W Publishing
Create style with a touch of the exoticExciting! Inspiring! African fabrics are vibrant, beautiful, and widely available - and they are perfect for contemporary clothing for men, women, and children and great for home decor. An excellent reference for sewers or anyone who is interested in fabrics, culture, and history, this guide will teach you where to buy fabrics, how to choose the right ones, and the best techniques for sewing them.14 original projects, includingTote bagApronTunicPlace matsShawlPillowsVestChild's loomFull size patterns for three projectsCovers these popular African fabricsMudclothFancy printsKuba clothWax printsKorhogo clothKente cloth

Publisher: Iola, WI : Krause Publications, 2001
ISBN: 0873419146
Characteristics: 143, [1] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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