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  • Published: 6 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143009450
  • Imprint: Raupo
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 104
  • RRP: $35.00

How to Make a Piupiu



This book gives simple, step by step instructions on how to make a piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt or kilt. Colour photographs and easy instructions record every stage of the craft process: selecting the right frond; cutting and preparing it; dyeing the flax; binding and strengthening the waistband; pattern-making; and storage of the finished garment. The craft advice is accompanied by a gallery of piupiu creations in both traditional and wearable-art styles.

  • Published: 6 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143009450
  • Imprint: Raupo
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 104
  • RRP: $35.00

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