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 | 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 |
$99.00
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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 | 292 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 |
$50.00
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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
Everything you need to know to get started with loom weaving, including 5 simple projects From setting up a loom to finishing a woven project, Weaving on a Little Loom will teach you everything you need to know about the accessible at-home craft of small-frame loom weaving.
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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