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Fun With Flax: 50 Projects For Beginners

Fun With Flax: 50 Projects For Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Pendergrast, Mick

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These 50 interesting and entertaining projects are designed to teach beginners the basic skills of the Maori craft of plaiting. Fun with Flax shows how to make items ranging from a simple windmill, a dart and a whistle to more complex puzzles, balls, birds, fish and even a caterp...illar. Each project is described one step at a time with easy-to-follow line drawings and instructions. All are fun and will delight children and adults with their ingenuity, their beauty and the amusement they provide. This book is ideal for kohanga reo, playcentres, kindergartens, Maori crafts groups and New Zealand homes. It aims not only to teach the skills of plaiting to young New Zealanders but also to nurture a new generation of flaxworkers.
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ISBN 9780143009931
Published NZ 10 Jun 2008
Publisher Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition
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ISBN-13 9780143009931
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Published 10 Jun 2008
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By Pendergrast, Mick
Category Art Of Indigenous Peoples
Spinning & Weaving
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 184mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 8mm
Dewey Code 746.41
Weight 359g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Art, Maori, Phormium tenax, Hand weaving - New Zealand, Braid - New Zealand
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade