Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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TENTMAKERS OF CAIRO: EGYPT'S MEDIEVAL AND MODERN APPLIQUE CRAFT

Written by Bowker, Sam
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 | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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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 Dictionary is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all periods, styles, and cultures. Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 672 Pages |
$45.00
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RENAISSANCE SPLENDOR: CATHERINE MEDICI'S VALOIS TAPESTRIES

Written by Wieseman, Marjorie E
An engaging study of the magnificent Valois Tapestries that draws on new discoveries into the political circumstances surrounding the hangings and offers an in-depth physical analysis of the materials from which they were made.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Cleveland Museum of Art |
$40.00
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WEAVING: CONTEMPORARY MAKERS ON THE LOOM

Written by Treggiden, Katie
Weaving is an ancient craft with a fascinating history, and one that keeps evolving. Today it is being adopted and reinvented by makers in cities all over the world. From rugs and wall hangings to artistic installations and subversive interventions, contemporary expressions of the craft are as diverse as they are numerous.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 240 Pages |
$45.00
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WEAVING ON A LITTLE LOOM

Written by Daly, Fiona
Weaving on a Little Loom teaches readers everything they need to know to start small-frame loom weaving, an easy and inexpensive craft that can be done at home. From setting up the loom to finishing a project, this book covers both basic and more advanced techniques, with an introduction to creating patterns such as basket and bird's eye weaves, rib, twill, and herringbone.
September 18, 2018 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$24.95
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BOTANICAL INKS: PLANT-TO-PRINT DYES, TECHNIQUES AND PROJECTS

Written by Behan, Babs
Learn how to transform foraged wild plants, plants, garden produce, and recycled food into dyes and inks with Botanical Inks. The book shows you how to extract environmentally sustainable color from the landscape and use it to create natural dyes for textiles, clothing, paper, and other materials.
August 21, 2018 | Paperback | Quadrille Publishing | 192 Pages |
$22.99
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CONNECTIONS: MOROCCAN CARPETS/ART/ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN

Written by Dorget, Francoise
- This book provides an informative and in-depth look into the world of Moroccan carpets Françoise Dorget, a well-known personality on the Paris design scene has traveled all over the world. One place in particular - Morocco - captured her heart and she returned time and time again. Over the years, she amassed a collection of hundreds of Moroccan rugs from several regions all over the country.
September 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Pointed Leaf Press | 240 Pages |
$75.00
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BASKETS: MASTERPIECES OF JAPANESE BAMBOO ART 1850-2015

Written by Earle, Joe
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June 27, 2018 | Hardcover | John Adamson Dist A/C | 752 Pages |
$160.00
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STEPHEN WILSON: LUSCIOUS THREADS

Written by Pascucci, Marisa J
- The first full publication of Stephen Wilson's sumptuous artwork, which blends Pop Art influences with traditional crafting and haute couture fabrics- Lavish illustration and vibrant design bring the works to life on the page- Illuminating text has much to offer fans of fashion as well as fans of contemporary artThe luxurious detail and intricacy of Stephen Wilson's work reveals his deep interes
August 17, 2018 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 128 Pages |
$65.00
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BRIGITTE SINGH: PRINTRESS OF THE MUGHAL GARDEN

- First such book exploring Brigitte Singh's pioneering work - Enhanced with 5 augmented reality videos available on a custom-made app - Features essays by several noted scholars - Features many previously unseen photographs Brigitte Singh first came to Sanganer, Jaipur's hand-blockprinting center, as a student of miniatures three decades ago.
August 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Mapin Publishing Pvt | 276 Pages |
$70.00

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