Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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INES DOUJAK & JOHN BARKER: LOOMSHUTTLES, WARPATHS: 2010-2018

Written by Ines Doujak
Loom Shuttles, Warpaths is a visual study of textiles and their global history--a history that is characterized by cultural, class and gender conflict, and one that sheds light on the asymmetrical relationships between Europe and Latin America, as exemplified by the production and culture of Andean textiles.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Spector Books | 344 Pages |
$55.00
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WEAVING MODERNISM: POSTWAR TAPESTRY BETWEEN PARIS AND NEW YORK

Written by Wells, K L H
An unprecedented study that reveals tapestry's role as a modernist medium and a model for the movement's discourse on both sides of the Atlantic in the decades following World War II With a revelatory analysis of how the postwar French tapestry revival provided a medium for modern art and a model for its discourse and marketing on both sides of the Atlantic, Weaving Modernism pr
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 280 Pages |
$65.00
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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 | 80 Pages |
$19.95
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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 |
$95.00
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TENTMAKERS OF CAIRO: EGYPT'S MEDIEVAL AND MODERN APPLIQUE CRAFT

Written by Bowker, Sam
An expansive and captivating history of an often overlooked traditional art--Egyptian Streets 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
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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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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