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Willoughby, Janet

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Works: 36 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 178 library holdings
Classifications: NK2808, 746.75
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Publications about Janet Willoughby
Publications by Janet Willoughby
Most widely held works by Janet Willoughby
The Making of a Kilim spinning, dyeing and weaving in Anatolia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Kilims have been woven in Turkey for thousands of years. This video presents a detailed record of the craft and its unique historical value
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
Traditional felt making in Turkey kece, kepeneke, arakiye, and sikke ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
This video presents an accurate and faithful account of the craft of felt making, one of the oldest textile traditions
Backstrap weaving traditional weaving in Guatemala and Mexico ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
This video unravels the secrets of back strap weaving widely practiced in Guatemala and Mexico
Ajrakh mordant resist, batik and tie dye ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Ajrakh cloth is produced by the men of Indian Muslim communities to be used by them for shawls, lunghis, and turbans. This complex process of producing cloth using mordant resist was introduced by the Moghuls and are reputed to be of Sufi origin. The Ajrakh is the only remaining fabric using this process. This film shows in detail the making of the hand carved printing blocks, the block printed mordant and resist dyed process in Damadka, and the use of the indigo and alazarin/madder dyes. There is also a section on block printing with wax and the tying of saris and dupattas. Filmed in Kutch, India
The Ikats of Sumba the dyeing and weaving of ceremonial cloths ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
This program introduces the craft of ikat weaving. Ikats are woven in traditional, unique and original designs
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
Traditional silk weaving in Thailand ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 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
The Ikats of Sumba the dyeing and weaving of ceremonial cloths ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This program introduces the craft of ikat weaving. Ikats are woven in traditional, unique and original designs
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 7 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates all processes involved in the tie-dying and weaving of ceremonial cloths by the Sumbanese people
Adinkra printed ceremonial cloths of Ghana ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Explores and explains the designs as well as showing in detail the carving, dyeing and printing processes
Traditional silk weaving in thailand ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"Isarn (N E Thailand) has been a cradle of sericulture and silk weaving for thousands of years. This film shows how the processes are still carried on by families in village houses where silkworms are grown and fed on mulberry leaves and the silk is reeled in the traditional way. The silk is then hand woven into sarongs scarves in traditional designs. Both weaving techniques used, weft ikat and supplementary weft, are extraordinarily fine, using unique processes and looms, producing wonderful vibrant cloth"--Container
Ajrakh mordant resist, batik & tie dye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 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
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
World weaving traditions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Kalagas Burmese embroidered tapestries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 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
Traditional weaving in Peru spinning, dyeing & weaving around Cusco ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 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 carried on. This film takes you into the villages to see men and women spinning, dyeing, warping up, weaving and finishing with woven braids"--DVD container
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
Glass bead making in Turkey & 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
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
 
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