Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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MINIATURE QUILTS: 15 JAPANESE-INSPIRED DESIGNS WITH APPLIQUÉ AND SILK

Written by Frydl, Kumiko
Create fifteen exquisitely detailed miniature quilts with expert guidance from Kumiko Frydl, acclaimed quilt artist. Acclaimed quilt artist Kumiko Frydl demonstrates her knowledge and talent in this book which demonstrates a variety of quilting techniques.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Search Press(UK) | 80 Pages |
$19.95
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TEXTILE ARTIST: THE SEASONS IN SILK RIBBON EMBROIDERY: 20 BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS, TECHNIQUES AND INSPIRATION

Written by Popova, Tatiana
All the basics of silk ribbon embroidery with innovative techniques and 20 contemporary designs. Beginners and experts stitchers alike will learn to create beautiful embroideries inspired by the seasons, from luxuriant flowers to whimsical owls Silk ribbon embroidery enthusiasts all over the world have been discovering the work of renowned Ukrainian embroiderer, Tatiana Popova.
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Search Press(UK) | 208 Pages |
$26.95
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TEXTILES OF JAPAN

Written by Jackson, Anna
From rugged Japanese firemen's ceremonial robes and austere rural work-wear to colorful, delicately-patterned cotton kimonos, this lavishly illustrated volume explores Japan's rich tradition of textiles. Textiles are an eloquent form of cultural expression and of great importance in the daily life of a people, as well as in their rituals and ceremonies.
January 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 520 Pages |
$85.00
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TENTMAKERS OF CAIRO: EGYPT'S MEDIEVAL AND MODERN APPLIQUE CRAFT

Written by El Rashidi, Seif
In the crowded center of Historic Cairo lies a covered market lined with wonderful textiles sewn by hand in brilliant colors and intricate patterns. This is the Street of the Tentmakers, the home of the Egyptian appliqué art known as khayamiya.
October 16, 2018 | Paperback | American University in Cairo Press |
$24.95
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ART AND SCIENCE OF NATURAL DYES: PRINCIPLES, EXPERIMENTS, AND RESULTS

Written by Ellis, Catharine
This long-awaited guide serves as a tool to explain the general principles of natural dyeing, and to help dyers to become more accomplished at their craft through an increased understanding of the process.
January 28, 2019 | Spiral | Schiffer Publishing | 176 Pages |
$60.00
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BLANKET

Written by Thompson, Kara
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. We are born into blankets. They keep us alive and they cover us in death. We pull and tug on blankets to see us through the night or an illness. They shield us in mourning and witness our most intimate pleasures.
September 20, 2018 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic |
$14.95
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ART OF MIXING TEXTILES IN QUILTS: 14 PROJECTS USING WOOL, SILK, COTTON & HOME DÉCOR FABRICS

Written by Schmitt, Lynn
Have a ball blending cottons with rich wools, lustrous silks, and textural home decor fabrics for quilts that beg to be touched. Weave unconventional textiles together like a pro with the best advice for cutting, sewing, and pressing fabrics of texture and sheen. Craft 14 pieced and appliquéd projects, like table runners, quilts, pincushions, and tote bags.
August 7, 2018 | Paperback | C&T Publishing | 112 Pages |
$29.95
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COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY: 1500 DESIGNS FROM ALL AGES AND CULTURES

Written by Wilhide, Elizabeth
An essential resource for any designer, crafter, artist, or historian, THE COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all periods, styles, and cultures.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers |
$45.00
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FUKUMOTO SHIHOKO JAPAN BLUE

Written by Fukumoto, Shihoko
The long-awaited collection by Japan's leading expert of indigo dyeing―Shihoko Fukumoto. Indigo dyeing (aizome) is a Japanese traditional dyeing technique with deep rich color ("Japan Blue") and unique features. JAPAN BLUE is a collection of Shihoko Fukumoto's dyeing works from 1977 to 2015.
October 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Akaaka Art Publishing |
$160.00
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VALOIS TAPESTRIES OF THE UFFIZI

Written by Wieseman, Marjorie E
Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool, silk, and precious metal-wrapped threads, the Valois Tapestries are one of the most extravagant sets of hangings produced in the 16th century.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Cleveland Museum of Art | 96 Pages |
$40.00

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