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Willoughby, Janet

Overview
Works: 26 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 307 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Instructional films  Educational films 
Classifications: PN1997, 746.14
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Janet Willoughby
Publications by Janet Willoughby
Most widely held works by Janet Willoughby
Adinkra : Printed Ceremonial Cloths Of Ghana ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Intended to provide a complete and permanent record of surviving traditions and skills in textiles and crafts, the Ends of the Earth unique series show the processes in full, in detail and with all the clarity and colour made possible by modern video cameras. In many ways they are better than being there - pausing and replaying gives the possibility of checking again where the quickness of the hands has eluded or deceived the eye. ADINKRA - printed ceremonial cloths of Ghana All the designs and motifs on the the printed ceremonial cloths of Ghana have symbolic meaning and significance. This film, shot in Ghana explores and explains the designs as well as showing in detail the carving, dyeing and printing processes. Filmed in Ghana the contents include: making Adinkra print dye, carving the Adinkra stamps, printing Adinkra, dyeing funeral cloths, embroidered and woven joins, Adinkra designs
The Making of a Kilim : spinning, dyeing and weaving in Anatolia ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Kilims have been woven in Turkey for thousands of years in the villages of Anatolia
Ajrakh : mordant resist, batik & tie dye ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The complex process of producing cloth by mordant resist was practised for more than a thousand years in India. Now Ajrakh remains the last cloth to be made by this method. The film shows in detail the making of the hand carved printing blocks and the block printed mordant and resist dyed process in Damadka
The Ikats of Sumba : the dyeing and weaving of ceremonial cloths ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This program introduces the craft of ikat weaving. Ikats are woven in traditional, unique and original designs
Traditional silk weaving in Thailand ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"This programme has been compiled as an acurate and faithful record of the silk producing and weaving processes. Includes the rearing of silkworms, reeling silk, tying and dyeing for weft ikat, weaving [and the] use of pattern heddies for supplementary weft"--Container
Mirror Work & Embroideries Of Kutch, India ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Kutch, India, this program demonstrates traditional embroidery incorporating mirrors in the design
Backstrap weaving : traditional weaving in Guatemala and Mexico ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
This video unravels the secrets of back strap weaving widely practiced in Guatemala and Mexico
Traditional felt making in Turkey : kece, kepeneke, arakiye, and sikke ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
This video presents an accurate and faithful account of the craft of felt making, one of the oldest textile traditions
Kalagas - Burmese Embroidered Tapestries ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The padded embroideries of Burma are virtually unique. They are produced on large frames so that a number of people can work on them. Their combination of legendary figures and animals using sequins, stones, and mirrors, create hangings unlike any others. Burma has been largely inaccessible for almost 50 years so this footage of this craft is new to the hand-craft industry and is exciting to view. You will see the designing process, the making of sequins, glass beads, and threads (gold and silver wound with tinsel), the appliqu ̌process, and the final sewing, assembly, and finishing of these tapestries. Filmed entirely in Burma
Kente - Woven Ceremonial Cloths Of Ghana ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Kente is one of Africa's most celebrated textiles. Kente is woven in long, narrow bands. Finished strips are cut to the same length and sewn together to produce a large cloth"--Container
Thai hilltribe embroideries : Karen, Lisu, Akha, Yao, Lahu, Blue & White Hmong ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Over the last few centuries six quite distinct tribal groups have migrated to live in the mountains of Northern Thailand. They have brought with them their own culture, language and dress. This film shows the different dress of the Karen, Lisu, Akha, Yao, Lahu, Blue & White Hmong and how they adorn themselves with an extraordinary variety of embroidery."--Case-slip
The Ikats of Sumba : the spinning, dyeing and weaving of the traditional cloths of Sumba, Nusa, Tenggara, Indonesia ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates all processes involved in the tie-dying and weaving of ceremonial cloths by the Sumbanese people
World Weaving Traditions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Intended to provide a complete and permanent record of surviving traditions and skills in textiles and crafts, the Ends of the Earth unique series show the processes in full, in detail and with all the clarity and colour made possible by modern video cameras. In many ways they are better than being there - pausing and replaying gives the possibility of checking again where the quickness of the hands has eluded or deceived the eye. the mysteries of weaving techniques from across the world have been filmed entirely on location in villages in Africa, Asia, South and Central America. World Weaving shows some of the most beautiful hand woven textiles being produced and worn in their countries of origin. Part 1: Looms and Warps- Backstrap, Frame and Treadle looms from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, Turkey, India, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Ghana. Warping processes for a scaffold warp, four sevedges on a backstrap loom, Kente and kilim weaving, for silk and cotton supplementary warp and weft weaving. Part 2: Weaving Techniques- Weft faced patterning by slit and interlocking tapestry, supplementary weft including Guatemalan brocades and Turkish cicim and carpet weaving. Warp faced patterning by pick up techniques including rare footage of Bolivian pick up weaving, supplementary warp weaving, Kente weaving, and finishing a four selvedge weaving. Ikat patterning by weft ikat in Thailand and India, warp ikat in Sumba, and double ikat in India and Bali
Batik In Java ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Shows batik processes in the traditional centres of Jogiakarta, Solo and Cirebon, with footage of the traditional costumes, wax application with Chantung and stamps
Traditional felt making in Turkey : kece, kepenek & sikke ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of traditional Turkish felt making, covering: preparing the wool; making a kecce; making a kepenek; making a sikke
Backstrap weaving : traditional weaving in Mexico and Guatemala ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Backstrap weaving allows the weaver to weave in any location. See how the complex and colorful traditional fabrics of Mexico and Guatemala can be produced by a few sticks and balls of yarn, and much more
Traditional Peruvian weaving : spinning, dyeing & weaving around Cusco ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"High in the mountain valleys around Cusco some of the Peruvian traditions dating back thousands of years are still being crried [sic] carried on. This film takes you into the villages to see men and women spinning, dyeing, warping up, weaving and finishing with woven braids."--Case-slip
Glass Bead Making In Turkey And Ghana ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Mahmut Sur's Workshop in Kurudere, Turkey and in the Krobo Workshop of Nomoda Djaba and in the Workship in Asiofia, Ghana respectively, it introduces the craft of glass bead making in Turkey and Ghana
Peruvian Knitted Hats ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"This film shows men and women knitting hats in the villages of Accha Alta, Chinchero, Pitumarca and Chahuaytiri in the Cusco area and on the islands of Amantini and Taquile on Lake Titicaca."--Case-slip
World Spinning Traditions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This film was shot on location around the world to show some of the surviving traditions of spinning
 
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