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    English Medieval Embroidery (English, Hardback) Clare Browne

    In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum (English work). This sumptuously illustrated book draws on new research and detailed photography to offer an introduction to their design,...

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    J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit (English, Multiple copy pack) Ingrid Johnson, Allen C Cohen

    Designed to accompany the 11th Edition of Fabric Science, this Swatch Kit reinforces the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, interior design, product development and home furnishings. The kit contains 114 fabric samples, a fabric key, 40 special assignments, heavy-weight sample sheets to mount and analyze fabrics, and a pick glass - all contained in a three-ring...

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    The Subversive Stitch (English, Paperback) Rozsika Parker

    Uses household accounts, women's magazines, letters, novels and the works of art themselves to trace through history how the separation of the craft of embroidery from the fine arts came to be a major force in the marginalisation of women's work. This book also discusses the contradictory nature of women's experience of embroidery.

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    Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms (English, Hardback) Kaffe Fassett, Liza Prior Lucy

    An inside look at the design process of quilt expert Kaffe Fassett, plus new quilt patterns and needlepoints

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    Stitch, Fibre, Metal & Mixed Media (English, Paperback) Alysn Midgelow-Marsden

    Alysn Midgelow-Marsden shares her exciting and innovative ideas for combining fibres and stitching with various forms of metal, using both textile and mixed media techniques. There are eight beautiful projects.

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    Textile Collage (English, Hardback) Mandy Pattullo

    When designer Mandy Pattullo weds collage with textile work, the result is a happy marriage of techniques. Mandy shows how to transform those hoarded bits of fabric, trim, and memory-filled domestic textiles into something new and personal. From sourcing and unpicking found material to creating portraits with transferred images, and projects too, Textile Collage is a unique resource of creative ideas.

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    The Great Tapestry of Scotland (English, Hardback) Alistair Moffat, Andrew Crummy

    The brainchild of Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat & Andrew Crummy, The Great Tapestry of Scotland is not only an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, but also an amazing example of community work. This follow-up to the paperback published in September shows every panel in detail, with notes.

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    African Textiles (English, Paperback) John Gillow

    With a survey of African textiles on the market, this book illustrates over 570 spectacular colour photographs the traditional, hand crafted, indigenous textiles of the whole continent. It provides a wealth of information on the rich art of African textiles.

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    The Great Tapestry of Scotland (English, Paperback) Susan Mansfield, Alistair Moffat

    This book tells the story of this unique undertaking - one of the biggest community arts projects ever to take place in Scotland - and reproduces in full colour a selection of the panels from the completed tapestry, together with descriptive and explanatory material

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    Dyeing and Screenprinting on Textiles (English, Paperback) Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor

    This new edition of Dyeing and Screen-Printing on Textiles has been fully updated, with revised recipes and methods, and brand new images. It remains the essential guide to dyeing and printing on textiles.

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    A Guide to Fashion Sewing (English, Multiple copy pack) Connie Amaden-Crawford

    A Guide to Fashion Sewing, 6th Edition, provides a comprehensive fashion sewing resource for beginning and advanced sewers alike. Readers will learn how to assemble and construct designs of various styles using proven industry methods for more than 100 sewing applications. Chapters cover everything from sewing equipment, measurements, and fabric selection to actual garment assembly. Filled with...

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    Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics (English, Multiple copy pack) Julie Cole

    With hundreds of step-by-step illustrations and instructions and a user-friendly, stay-flat format,Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics provides emerging fashion designers with comprehensive information on how to draft patterns for popular cut and sew knits and stretch fabrics such as jersey and spandex. Cole explains the basics of stretch fabrics, how the stretch ratio impacts the design and...

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    V&a Pattern: 100 Postcards (English, General merchandise) V&a Publications, V&a Museum

    This box set of 100 unique postcards represents decades of influential design, including William Morris wallpaper designs, Japanese kimono embroideries, psychedelic ’60s textiles, and Liberty fabric prints. Featuring images from the eclectic collections of the famous Victoria & Albert Museum, London, these versatile cards are perfect for mailing, decorating, including with gifts, or keeping...

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    Tweed (English, Paperback) Fiona Anderson

    The story of tweed is tied to a series of social and cultural shifts that have molded its development. This book considers the historical and social factors that helped to shape, change, and define the characteristics of the group of fabrics that we call tweed since their emergence in the 1820s to the present day. Including significant new research on tweeds, from Harris Tweed to the type used by...

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    Dreaming in Colour (English, Hardback) Kaffe Fassett

    An intimate look at the fascinating life and extraordinary work of a creative visionary, told through stories, art, and photographs.

    $32.29 $40.00

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    V&A Pattern: Spitalfields Silks (English, Hardback) Moira Thunder

    This attractive series reveals the V&A's spectacular and extensive pattern collections. Each title in the series includes a free CD of high resolution images. Spitalfields Silks displays delightful floral designs alongside quirky, stikingly modern silks, all produced in eighteenth-century London.

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    A Common Thread (English, Hardback) Gwen Marston

    This self-curated collection of quilts by artist and master quiltmaker Gwen Marston represents more than 40 years of artistic output by a a legendary stitcher.

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    Inkjet Printing on Fabric (English, Paperback) Wendy Cotterill

    "Inkjet printing on fabric is a highly popular technique, due not least to the accessibility of the basic materials: desktop PCs and printers. There is strong interest from both textile artists and creative quilters, but the technical equipment can be anobstacle for many practitioners who have little or no IT skills. Inkjet Printing on Fabric will address these issues, and will guide textile...

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    Patchwork and Quilting in Britain (English, Paperback) Heather Audin

    Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. This book offers an introduction to an important aspect of British domestic history.

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    Wearable Prints 1760-1860 (English, Hardback) Susan W. Greene

    Wearable prints are not only a decorative art form but also the product of a range of complex industrial processes and an economically important commodity. But when did textile printing originate and how can we identify the fabrics inks dyes and printing processes used on surviving historical examples?In Wearable Prints 1760-1860 author Susan Greene surveys the history of wearable printed fabrics...

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