"Sprang for Beginners"

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  • 40 color pages, A4 paper.

  • Convenient to refer while working.

  • 3 ways to understand properly: Text, Chart and YouTube video.

  • Recipes of pretty items to make.

Price: ¥1,500. + Postage

Special Price ¥2,800 for a set-order of "Sprang for Beginners" and "Sprang Sample and Structural Figures"


This manual published by Chieko Aihara in 2003, which is the first complete textbook of Sprang written in Japanese. The author did many experimental work and invented proper instructional methods. She is interested in the cultural background and history of Sprang, compared with other textile methods.

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  • 220 pages, including 35 color photographs of ancient/actual examples.

  • Characteristics and history of Sprang.

  • Compare with other techniques.

  • Detailed instruction how to make Sprang of 3 basic manipulation up to the most complex double-layered Andean example.

  • World-wide Numerous information from Europe, Africa, Asia and North/South America.

  • Original diagrams of Sprang structures.

  • Explicit instructions with abbreviated symbols for manipulation.

  • Price : ¥12,000.- + Postage








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  • 88 pages. B5 paper.

  • Photo collection of 104 pictures of sprang examples in different pattern.

  • 25 diagrams of structural instruction.

  • A brochure in English is attached as summary of the contents.

  • It is recommended to the researchers, artists and handicraft people, who would like to find fresh ideas, new designs, etc.

  • Price : ¥2,000. + Postage

Special Price ¥2,800 for a set-order of "Sprang for Beginners" and "Sprang Sample and Structural Figures"

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