Swiss Straw Work – Techniques of a Fashion Industry

This unique book is replete with inspiration for creative work. In it, Veronica Main has succeeded in preserving the essence of a nearly forgotten craft and making it available to designers today. She studied the manifold methods of straw work in Switzerland and herewith reveals and makes them available to us.

Thanks to her research, the author has unravelled many forgotten or undocumented techniques. Every step of a technique is documented with a diagramme, resulting in approximately 400 throughout the book. The same techniques may be applied to other materials which opens up unexpected possibilities.

Swiss Straw Work – Techniques of a Fashion Industry
Veronica Main
192pp., softcover, 29.6 x 21 cm
ISBN 978-0954179502

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CHF 29.00