The Textile touch

Canada, 1972

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Macrame, rug-hooking and loom weaving are three rewarding techniques of expressing creativity with textiles. The film gives art students a solid introduction to these textile techniques and encourages them towards freedom from the constraints of traditional designs.

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Credits

production company

McCurdy-Bursell Films

producer

Cyril Bursell

director

Jim McCurdy

Duration

00:10:42:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010739

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Weaving

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile crafts

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile design

Crafts & Visual Arts → Weaving

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Arts - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Creative ability

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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