Books

BOOKS ON SAORI WEAVING

Self-innovation
“SAORI – Self-Innovation through Free Weaving”
By Misao Jo & Kenzo Jo
The new book in English for learning SAORI Weaving, including its philosophy, weaving and warping technique, and patterns for making SAORI clothes.  The bible for all the SAORI Weavers.
148 Pages.

 

 


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“Beginners’ SAORI Clothing Design (English edition)
By SAORINOMORI

Now the English language Edition is available.
This book contains clothing designs which are very easy to make even for beginners. This book contains 12 kinds of clothing that you can make only with straight line stitch and three kinds of seams. It explains each design with step by step drawing instructions along with the very beautiful photos of the examples.

62 pages.

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“Intermediate SAORI Clothing Design (Japanese edition)
By SAORINOMORI
This book contains 9 kinds of clothing that you can make with 7 kinds of seams.  You can make bottoms such as skirt and pants with this book.  It explains each design with step by step drawing instructions along with the very beautiful photos of the examples.
94 pages.



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“SAORI – Shitate-no-hon” (Japanese only)
By SAORI Leaders’ Committee
An original and simple pattern book for making SAORI clothes.  You can make more than 50 kinds of clothing with this book !


 



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“SAORI Fuku no Katachi ni Suru” (Japanese only)
By SAORI Hiroba
Pattern book for making SAORI clothes with step by step drawing instructions and full-colour photos.

 

 


kyomojiyuni“Kyomo Jiyuni Oru (Japanese only)
Edited by Tatsuya Jo
A new book about SAORI Weaving edited by Tatsuya Jo, one of the grandchildren of the founder, Misao Jo.
This book proposes a creative and relaxing lifestyle in which people enjoy SAORI Weaving in their daily life.
This book is written in Japanese, but it contains many beautiful photos, and visually explains basic techniques such as warping, threading, and weaving.Tatsuya Jo is one of the three sons of Kenzo Jo, and he teaches SAORI Weaving at his own studio “Jota” in Tokyo, Japan.The title means “I weave freely today, as always”.