Cultural Accents

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Krause Publications Craft, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 126 pages
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Ethnic influence meets contemporary design in this guide. Using popular sewing and crafting techniques such as stencilling, stamping, linoleum block printing, dyeing and embroidery, the reader will learn to apply global symbols to numerous projects, while learning the traditions behind the symbols.
 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Using this Book
7
Getting Started
8
Spice Tones
22
Cool Blues
52
Natural Textures
76
Asian Accents
83
Pretty Powder Room
92
Around the World
98
Words of Wisdom
108
Clothing
116
Bibliography
123
Resources
125
Index
126
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Ronke Luke-Boone has been collecting information about the culture and traditions of people around the world for several years. She wrote an article for Threads magazine entitled "Unmuddling Mudcloth." Ronke is a member of the Home Sewing Association and an author of many titles, including African Fabrics. She has made television appearances on HGTV's Sew Much More? and the BBC Network Africa. She lives in Falls Church, Virginia.

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