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How to Make a Piupiu
 

How to Make a Piupiu (Paperback)

By Rickard, Leilani

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Has been Out of Print. Now been bought back into Print for August 2019- _ An illustrated book with step-by-step instructions on how to make your own piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt.

ISBN 9780143009450
Barcode 9780143009450
Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
Format Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780143009450
ISBN-10 0143009451
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 6 August 2019
International Publication Date 2 June 2008
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rickard, Leilani
Category Award Winning
Needlework & Fabric Crafts
Spinning & Weaving
Storylines Notable Non-fiction 2009
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 186mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 746.41
Catalogue Code 32347

Description of this Book

An illustrated book with step-by-step instructions on how to make your own piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt. Experienced Totorua 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. The colour photographs record every phase of the craft process and include a gallery of finished garments in both traditional and contemporary styles.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Non Fiction 2009

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Author's Bio

Leilani Rickard is a weaver who lives in Rotorua and was taught how to make piupiu as a young girl by her grandmother. This is her first book, which she had dedicated to her own four granddaughters. Leilani likes to experiment with weaving flax fibre and has produced garments for the Wearable Arts pageant in Rotorua, as well as for kapa haka performances.

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