Tag Results for: Weaving  Found: 8 Results

Needle and Thread Boxes: Zhe Yong Qing & Sun Xiu Ying – Artist At Work Xiaozhan Village, Shandong Province Posted Nov 14, 2011 by Chinavine

To make each box, Zhe begins with a mat that he weaves from Chinese sorghum stalks. After sweeping the mat to remove dirt and dust, he wheat-pastes pieces of newspaper to the mat and traces an outline for the box’s ...

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Woven Quilts: Lui Yu Xiang 刘玉香 – Introduction Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted May 2, 2011 by Chinavine

Lui Yu Xiang is an accomplished weaver in Quan Bei Village. With help from her sister-in-law, she makes brightly colored cloth that is used for making quilts. Together they can make one quilt in a day. There are many weaving ...

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Woven Quilts: Lui Yu Xiang 刘玉香 – Cultural Heritage Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted Feb 23, 2011 by Chinavine

In each shop, examples of all of the patterns that can be made there are beautifully displayed. When a particular fabric is selected, the weaver counts the number of threads of each color and then duplicates the pattern though imitation. ...

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Woven Quilts: Lui Yu Xiang 刘玉香 – Gallery Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted Feb 23, 2011 by Chinavine

Each woven cloth seen below connects to the Chinese life experience. The various patterns symbolize plants and animals they know, their agricultural roots, and often carry meaning such as luck and wealth.

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Woven Quilts: Lui Yu Xiang 刘玉香 – Artist At Work Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted Feb 23, 2011 by Chinavine

Weavers beat the vertical warp threads with a small broom or brush in order to keep the threads separate. Because polyester threads are brighter than traditional cotton threads, and less likely to fade, they are used more often. Looms can ...

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Needle and Thread Boxes: Zhe Yong Qing & Sun Xiu Ying – Cultural Heritage Xiaozhan Village, Shandong Province Posted Dec 20, 2010 by Chinavine

In China’s traditional culture, men work the land and women take care of domestic duties. Females must be skillful at crafts such as spinning, weaving, embroidering, and shoe making. Only a woman who possesses very good craft skills will be ...

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Needle and Thread Boxes: Zhe Yong Qing & Sun Xiu Ying – Gallery Xiaozhan Village, Shandong Province Posted Dec 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Painted boxes below depict butterflies, birds, fruit, and a variety of flowers.

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Needle and Thread Boxes: Zhe Yong Qing & Sun Xiu Ying – Introduction Xiaozhan Village, Shandong Province Posted Dec 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Zhe Yong Qing and Sun Xiu Ying, a husband and wife team, create “needle and thread boxes” from their home in Xiaozhan village. They both learned the craft from Zhe’s mother.

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