Author(s): Riley Murdoch
Weaving was born of necessity. To keep the body warm, to clothe it : Just as potters of pre-history made pots for mankind to hold foods and liquids. Both processes also express the human need to make and create, using the hands and eyes. Weaving of natural, organic materials has soothing ahd therapeutic effect, yet one need not disregarded today's synthetics, even digital technology, in the endevour to express one's creativeness. This book describes briefly the traditional materials that Maori used for weaving over the centuries, the rituals, and how to make some simple objects. Pocket book size.