Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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IKAT: THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK TO WEAVING RESIST-DYED CLOTH

Written by Zicafoose, Mary
Textile enthusiasts, the ultimate reference you've been waiting for is here--Ikat! Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving with Resists is your introduction to the fundamentals of a resurging trend in woven cloth. Award-winning weaver and instructor Mary Zicafoose has spent more than 30 years exploring the possibilities of ikat and now shares her wealth of knowledge with you.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Interweave Press |
$29.99
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EARLY ISLAMIC TEXTILES FROM ALONG THE SILK ROAD: THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION, KUWAIT

Written by Spuhler, Friedrich
The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, holds a spectacular array of ancient textiles created in Islamic lands, mostly from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries CE, and traded along the Silk Road, the network of ancient trade routes that linked China, Central Asia, and the Mediterranean for more than 1,500 years.
January 26, 2021 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 400 Pages |
$70.00
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ART IS THE CLOTH: HOW TO LOOK AT AND UNDERSTAND TAPESTRIES

Written by Sidore, Micala
A colorful guided tour from an expert, enabling weavers, textile lovers, and art lovers to notice and appreciate what tapestries can do and how they do it. This guide from expert tapestry weaver and historian Sidore gives how-to strategies enabling weavers and nonweavers to notice and appreciate the meaning of these artworks.
July 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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MODERN KYOTO PATTERN

Written by Various
The arrival and further development of machine printing in Japan made mass production possible in the field of textiles. In Kyoto, in particular, the period up to the 1970s was when the creation and production of a broad spectrum of new designs that incorporated traditional Japanese motifs, pop culture, and many other influences occurred.
January 5, 2020 | Paperback | Seigensha | 286 Pages |
$23.50
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GUIDE TO JAPANESE KATAGAMI DESIGNS

Written by 加茂瑞穂
型紙は、柿渋を引いた和紙に様々な文様を彫刻し、主に小紋や浴衣、型友禅などの布地を染めるために使用されます。研ぎ澄まされた彫刻技術や生み出されるデザインは、現代の人々をも魅了します。本書では、昭和8年創業、京都最大規模の型紙彫刻・販売事業を前身とする株式会社キョーテックによる18000点もの型紙コレクションから約180枚を厳選し、「正月」「梅」など季節に関わるテーマから、「縞」「唐草」などベーシックな文様まで、62の題材をもとに丁寧な解説文付きで紹介しました。同じ意匠を持つ文様の美術工芸品との比較もまじえ、和の文様の豊かな魅力を再発見できる構成です。
April 20, 2020 | Paperback | 青幻舎 | 335 Pages |
$23.50
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V&A PATTERN: WILLIAM MORRIS

Written by Parry, Linda
A source of inspiration for designers from William Morris to Alexander McQueen, the V&A holds over three million designs for textiles, decorations, wallpapers and prints.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Victoria & Albert Museum | 80 Pages |
$11.95
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TRUE COLORS: WORLD MASTERS OF NATURAL DYES AND PIGMENTS

Written by Recker, Keith
True Colors is about artists who create color from natural materials and about the historical importance and environmental sustainability of this practice. All new content in this revised edition features Heartwear, a collaborative of artists and fashion designers who have created and supported indigo-dyeing projects from Benin to Morocco to India and beyond.
October 1, 2020 | Paperback | Thrums, LLC | 252 Pages |
$36.95
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ABORIGINAL SCREEN-PRINTED TEXTILES FROM AUSTRALIA'S TOP END

Written by Barrkman, Joanna
Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia's Top End presents the work of contemporary Australian textile artists working at five Aboriginal-owned art centers in the Northern Territory: Tiwi Design, Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association, Injalak Arts and Crafts Aboriginal Corporation, Bábbarra Women's Centre, and Merrepen Arts, Culture and Language.
February 28, 2021 | Hardcover | Fowler Museum at UCLA | 334 Pages |
$60.00
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DRESSED WITH DISTINCTION: GARMENTS FROM OTTOMAN SYRIA

Written by Vogelsang-Eastwood, Gillian
For hundreds of years, skilled craftspeople in the Syrian centers of Aleppo, Damascus, and Homs produced intricately woven textiles for the royal courts, worldly merchants, and elite Bedouin families of the Ottoman Empire. City dwellers were renowned for wearing brightly colored silk garments that glittered with gold and silver threads.
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Fowler Museum at UCLA | 80 Pages |
$30.00
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ART OF TAPESTRY WEAVING: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MASTERING THE TECHNIQUES FOR MAKING IMAGES WITH YARN

Written by Mezoff, Rebecca
Put aside those preconceptions of dusty, medieval tapestries hanging on castle walls! Tapestry weaving has a whole new look, and fiber enthusiasts of all levels are eager to try their hand at creating images with yarn.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Storey Publishing | 320 Pages |
$35.00

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