Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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FRAY: ART AND TEXTILE POLITICS

Written by Bryan-Wilson, Julia
In 1974, women in a feminist consciousness-raising group in Eugene, Oregon, formed a mock organization called the Ladies Sewing Circle and Terrorist Society. Emblazoning its logo onto t-shirts, the group wryly envisioned female collective textile making as a practice that could upend conventions, threaten state structures, and wreak political havoc.
October 16, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 326 Pages |
$55.00
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COTTON & INDIGO FROM JAPAN

Written by Duryea Wong, Teresa
More than 300 colorful photos and behind-the-scenes details reveal the fascinating story of Japan's cotton and indigo, and their enormous contribution to fiber arts worldwide. Learn how Japan and its top fabric designers, quilters, scientists, and artists combine tradition and high tech to weave the thread, fabrics, and stunning designs that are so coveted in today's fiber art world.
August 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Schiffer Craft | 160 Pages |
$34.99
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MORRIS

Written by Taschen
William Morris (1834-1896) was one of the greatest creative figures of the 19th century. As a visionary designer, as well as a manufacturer, writer, artist, and socialist activist, he pioneered the Arts and Crafts movement of the Victorian era, and left an extraordinary influence on architecture, textile, and interior design.
November 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Taschen | 96 Pages |
$15.00
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KANTHA

A look at the delicate Indian embroidery known as kantha, which utilizes a simple running stitch and thread taken from cast-off saris
November 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Radius Books | 224 Pages |
$60.00
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WILLIAM MORRIS: FATHER OF MODERN DESIGN AND PATTERN

Written by Unno, Hiroshi
William Morris (1834 - 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and even a libertarian socialist. His flower patterns are well-known worldwide, but his other design works such as editorial and font design are also worth watching and appreciating.
July 1, 2013 | Paperback | Pie International | 296 Pages |
$38.00
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2000 COLOUR COMBINATIONS: FOR GRAPHIC, TEXTILE, AND CRAFT DESIGNERS

Written by Lewis, Garth
Designers or crafters who need advice on how to work with, and combine, colors effectively, will find this illuminating guide a must-have. Written by accomplished color theorist Garth Lewis, it explores various concepts ranging from hues, values, and chroma to simultaneous contrast and perceptual transparency.
September 6, 2016 | Paperback | Batsford | 336 Pages |
$24.95
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YEARBOOK TEXTIELLAB 2015

Written by Annemarie Hoeve
What is often lacking for new textile talents are the time and facilities to cultivate their creativity. The TextielLab is a crucial gateway to specialist skills and technology, enabling students and graduates to gain hands-on experience and further their careers.
January 1, 2016 | PB | Textielmuseum, TextielLab |
$30.00
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PIERRE FREY TISSUS INSPIRES

Written by Chloé Demey
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January 1, 2016 | | Les Arts décoratifs | 110 Pages |
$35.00
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SCRAPS: FASHION, TEXTILES, AND CREATIVE REUSE: THREE STORIES OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Written by McQuaid, Matilda
The textile and fashion industries produce millions of tons of solid waste every year through the many processes used--from yarn production, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing, to apparel construction, quality inspection and unsold goods--generating waste at each step.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Cooper Hewitt | 116 Pages |
$24.95
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FLOWERS, DRAGONS & PINE TREES: ASIAN TEXTILES IN THE COLLECTION OF THE SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART

Written by Dusenberry, Mary
Written for both specialist and general audiences, this stunning volume places new research within a comprehensive socio-historic context, including information on technique, production, iconography, function, patronage, and trade. Five maps, a glossary, and catalogue of the complete collection are included.
November 1, 2004 | Hardcover | Hudson Hills Press | 312 Pages |
$34.95

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