Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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ARCHIE BRENNAN: TAPESTRY AS MODERN ART

Written by Osborn, Brenda
I have been weaving tapestries for more than half a century. It is as much a part of my everyday as eating, sleeping--or dreaming. It is an utterly ordinary activity for me. One of the world's most influential tapestry weavers, renowned for bringing pop into the ancient art of tapestry, Archie Brennan (1931-2019) had an exceptionally long career.
December 7, 2021 | Hardcover | Schiffer Craft | 296 Pages |
$65.00
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FROM COLLAGE TO QUILT: INSPIRATIONAL QUILTING FROM WHAT YOU HAVE

Written by Hibbert, Sarah
Learn how to create stunning paper collage from on-hand materials and accurately transpose those designs into a fabulous quilt Quilter Sarah Hibbert finds inspiration in the everyday objects around her. Her unique approach includes using readily available, recyclable materials for paper collage, then she takes this design as the springboard for her quilts.
October 19, 2021 | Hardcover | Lucky Spool | 176 Pages |
$28.95
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NUNO: VISIONARY JAPANESE TEXTILES

Written by Sudo, Reiko
Named for the word meaning "cloth" in Japanese, NUNO is one of Japan's most important textile companies. It was founded in 1984 by the legendary Junichi Arai and the company's current director, Reiko Sudo, and is recognized for weaving together tradition and cutting-edge technology.
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 380 Pages |
$75.00
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ANNA SPIRO: A LIFE IN PATTERN

Written by Spiro, Anna
Praised for her awe-inspiring ability to mix vibrant patterned fabrics, antique furniture, and collectible art, Anna Spiro has worked tirelessly throughout her design career to create compelling homes and spaces for her clients.
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 260 Pages |
$60.00
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FUNDAMENTALS OF PRINTED TEXTILE DESIGN

Written by Russell, Alex
In this essential introduction to contemporary printed textile design, designer and educator Alex Russell explores creative and commercial studio practice, including: - developing sophisticated skills with image and colour- how to make effective use of context in your work
October 21, 2021 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Visual Arts | 208 Pages |
$39.95
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ECO COLOUR: BOTANICAL DYES FOR BEAUTIFUL TEXTILES

Written by Flint, India
Now in paperback, an expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using renewable resources Internationally renowned dyer and artist India Flint draws on her years of experience and experimentation in natural dyeing techniques to present an expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using r
November 2, 2021 | Paperback | Murdoch Books | 240 Pages |
$41.99
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BOOK OF LOOMS: A HISTORY OF THE HANDLOOM FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE PRESENT

Written by Broudy, Eric
A heavily illustrated classic on the evolution of the handloom. The handloom--often no more than a bundle of sticks and a few lengths of cordage--has been known to almost all cultures for thousands of years. Eric Broudy places the wide variety of handlooms in their historical context. What influenced their development? How did they travel from one geographic area to another?
September 1, 2021 | Paperback | Brandeis University Press | 176 Pages |
$35.00
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PICTORIAL SILKS: CHINESE TEXTILES FROM THE UMAG COLLECTION

A beautiful showcase of silks from the Qing dynasty to the mid-twentieth century. Prized by Chinese and foreign merchants as an essential commodity along a vast trade network, silk served multiple roles throughout the ancient world: as fabric for garments, as a form of currency and method of tax payment, and as a medium and subject matter for artists and the literati.
May 17, 2021 | PB | Hku Museum and Art Gallery |
$25.00
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SOCIAL FABRICS: INSCRIBED TEXTILES FROM MEDIEVAL EGYPTIAN TOMBS

Exploring prize textiles known as tiraz, whose meaning and materiality illuminate the interwoven communities of the medieval Islamic world Social Fabrics looks at tiraz--highly prized textiles enhanced with woven, embroidered, or painted inscriptions in Arabic--to trace the structure of medieval Egyptian society during a transformative period.
November 16, 2021 | Paperback | Harvard Art Museums | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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SHEILA HICKS: WEAVING AS METAPHOR

"I found my voice and my footing in my small work.
September 18, 2021 | Hardcover | Bard Center | 416 Pages |
$100.00

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