Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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ACTIVE MATTER

Written by Skylar Tibbits
The first book on active matter, an emerging field focused on programming physical materials to assemble themselves, transform autonomously, and react to information.The past few decades brought a revolution in computer software and hardware; today we are on the cusp of a materials revolution. If yesterday we programmed computers and other machines, today we program matter itself.
September 29, 2017 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 350 Pages |
$39.95
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STARS OF THE CAUCASUS: ANTIQUE AZERBAIJAN SILK EMBROIDERIES

Written by Krody, Sumru Belger
- First book on the subject of antique Azerbaijan silk embroideries - Contains previously unpublished research and previously unseen material- By a selection of world-leading experts and scholarsPublished on the occasion of an important international loan exhibition at The Azerbaijan National Museum in Baku, this multi-author book is much more than a mere catalog.
March 19, 2018 | Hardcover | Hali Publications Ltd | 228 Pages |
$80.00
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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 | 144 Pages |
$39.95
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FROM TAPESTRY TO FIBER ART

Written by Kowalewska, Marta
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development of the Lausanne Biennials illustrated with more than a hundred works and views of rooms, most of them unpublished.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 | 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 | Harry N. 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 organi­cally 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 essential gap in the available literature on oriental rugs. Lavishly illustrated with over 1000 photographs and drawings, it offers clear and precise definitions for the rug and textile terms in use across a broad swath of the globe--from Morocco to Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus region, Central Asia, Afgha
November 19, 2013 | Hardcover | Tuttle Publishing | 320 Pages |
$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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FLORAL PATTERNS & TEXTURES.: POPS A PORTER

Written by Rhino Studio
This pattern colection has been developed as a useful working tool and a source of inspiration for graphic, textile and interior design professionals and students. The book includes bold, eye-catching coloured classic vintage designs. All designs in vector format are included in the CD-ROM or can be downloaded.
August 29, 2017 | Paperback | Promopress | 120 Pages |
$24.95

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