Our Hands Remember: Recovering Sanikiluaq Basket Sewing (Paperback)

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Our Hands Remember: Recovering Sanikiluaq Basket Sewing (Paperback)

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Sanikiluaq, a small Inuit community in the Belcher Islands region of the Far North, has a long history of artistic output. But as the demand for stone carvings grew, grass basket sewing—once a traditional skill for Inuit women—faded from the community consciousness. That was until a group of women, including educator and artist Margaret Lawrence, came together to renew the lost art of basket sewing.
In Our Hands Remember: Recovering Sanikiluaq Basket Sewing, Lawrence guides readers through creating their own grass baskets in the unique style of the Sanikiluaq region with step-by-step instructions and photographs. From tips on preparing the grass and forming even coils to the different types of embellishments, this book is accessible to all skill levels.
Margaret Lawrence is an artist and educator who lives in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut.
Product Details ISBN: 9781772271645
ISBN-10: 1772271640
Publisher: Inhabit Media
Publication Date: July 4th, 2018
Pages: 120
Language: English