Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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STARS OF THE CAUCASUS: ANTIQUE AZERBAIJAN SILK EMBROIDERIES

Written by Kuprava, Nino
-First book on the subject of antique Azerbaijan silk embroidries -Contains previously unpublished research and previously unseen material -By a selection of world-leading experts and scholars Published on the occasion of an important international loan exhibition at The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum in Baku, this multi-author book is much more than a mere catalogue.
December 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Hali Publications Ltd | 224 Pages |
$80.00
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AZERBAIJAN & CAUCASIAN WEAVINGS: THE RAOUL E TSCHEBULL COLLECTION

Written by Tschebull, Raoul E
-Contains many previously unseen and unpublished pieces from a highly regarded collection -The author/collector offers his considered opinions -Book design by a top UK graphic designer, Misha Anikst, with photographs by the USA's leading specialist carpet/textile photographer, Don Tuttle This book features the collector/author's well informed views about a careful selection of mainly 19th century
December 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Hali Publications Ltd | 224 Pages |
$75.00

TEXTILES OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA: THE FABRIC OF LIFE

Written by Suleman, Fahmida
Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia explores the significance and beauty of textiles from across the Middle East, Turkey, and Central Asia. This vast region has been the focus of population movements, exploration, and trade for thousands of years and is home to a wealth of textile traditions.
November 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 240 Pages |
$40.00

MARGUERITA MERGENTIME: AMERICAN TEXTILES, MODERN IDEAS

Marguerita Mergentime's textiles reshaped the sensibility of the 20th-century American home
June 27, 2017 | Hardcover | West Madison Press LLC |
$39.95
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FROM TAPESTRY TO FIBER ART

Written by Kawashima, Keiko
The historical and artistic development of the Lausanne Biennials illustrated with more than a hundred works and views of rooms, most of them unpublished. At the end of World War II, the art of tapestry experienced a new boom and throughout Europe national workshops and factories lived a renewal.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Skira - Berenice | 224 Pages |
$55.00
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PAPERCUT THIS BOOK: TECHNIQUES, TEMPLATES, AND PAPER

Written by Paterson, Boo
Paper-cutting artist Boo Paterson offers step-by-step instruction in cutting out intricate creatures of all sorts (orangutan, sloth, kangaroos, butterflies, elephants, and more--fifteen in all) and the forests in which they live. The book includes detailed black-and-white templates for cutting, as well as removable art paper (cream, plus four other colors) to cut or use as backing.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | ABRAMS | 120 Pages |
$21.99
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GEOMETRY OF HAND-SEWING: A ROMANCE IN STITCHES AND EMBROIDERY FROM ALABAMA CHANIN AND THE SCHOOL OF MAKING

Written by Chanin, Natalie
As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another.
November 7, 2017 | Paperback | ABRAMS | 144 Pages |
$24.99
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EAST-MEETS-WEST QUILTS: EXPLORE IMPROV WITH JAPANESE-INSPIRED DESIGNS

Written by Belyea, Patricia
Improv quilting, in which quilt designs emerge organi-cally as fabric is cut and stitched, is simple, popular, and fun. In this book, expert quilter Patricia Belyea offers improv instruction and shares her appealing Quilt Manifesto of five simple rules. While providing quilters with a starting point, the fifth rule of the Manifesto, "Break any rule you like," opens the door to creative freedom.
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | ABRAMS | 192 Pages |
$27.50
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ORIENTAL RUGS: AN ILLUSTRATED LEXICON OF MOTIFS, MATERIALS, AND ORIGINS

Written by Stone, Peter F
This monumental reference work--long awaited by collectors and scholars--fills an important gap in the available literature on oriental rugs.
November 19, 2013 | Hardcover | Tuttle Publishing |
$49.95
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KIMONO DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES AND PATTERNS

Written by Nitanai, Keiko
Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns uses hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information on colors, fabrics and embellishments to paint a portrait of Japanese culture, art and thought.
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | Tuttle Publishing | 304 Pages |
$19.95

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