Nalbinding - What in the World Is That?

Nalbinding - What in the World Is That?

by Ulrike Claßen-Büttner


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Nalbinding - What in the World Is That? by Ulrike Claßen-Büttner

This is the black and white version of the book:
Nalbinding - An Age-Old Technique

Nalbinding was and is found around the world, but in most industrialized countries it is virtually unknown today. This was not always so. Only when knitting began to spread in the European Middle Ages, did nalbinding sink into oblivion there.

Today, creative people are re-discovering nalbinding.

If you are interested in how nalbinding developed, this book provides you with a historical overview based on the most important archaeological finds.

If you are a textile artisan or scholar, you will find fascinating structures and diverse variations described and explained.

And finally, if you have the courage to learn and revive an ancient handicraft, there are instructions for various stitches and practical projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783734787751
Publisher: Books on Demand
Publication date: 04/24/2015
Pages: 118
Sales rank: 939,364
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Ulrike Claßen-Büttner was born in 1973 at Lake Constance. After high school she trained as a pharmacy technician. Three years later, she fulfilled her childhood dream of studying archeology and geology at the University of Cologne. After her studies she lived in Bavaria for several years, where she produced her first book and exhibition, based on a tentative PhD thesis about prehistoric textile techniques. Nowadays, she lives with her family in North Rhine-Westphalia and works as author, freelance archaeologist, and textile artist.

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