Cotton & Indigo From Japan

Cotton & Indigo From Japan

Book - 2017
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More than 300 colorful photos and behind-the-scenes details reveal the fascinating story of Japan's cotton and indigo, and their enormous contribution to fiber arts worldwide. Learn how Japan and its top fabric designers, quilters, scientists, and artists combinetradition and high tech to weave the thread, fabrics, and stunningdesigns that are so coveted in today's fiber art world. Take a tour of Japan's elite textile printing mills to understand why Japan is considered the world's finest producer of quilting cotton. Learn where all this cotton comes from, and its close connection to another prized plant, indigo. Dozens of beautiful fabric designs and quilts by Shizuko Kuroha, Keiko Goke, Yoshiko Jinzenji, Yoko Saito, and others are featured, as well as cotton and indigo folk textiles through the ages. This journey gives a deeper understanding of the connection between contemporary textile art and Japan's cotton, indigo, and traditions.
Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania :, Schiffer Publishing Ltd,, 2017, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780764353512
Branch Call Number: 746. 130952 WON
Characteristics: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Cotton and indigo from Japan


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Apr 15, 2018

This book could be cross referenced with boro and sashiko as these topics are hard to find through general searches. This is a lovely book and provides lots of great information.

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