Textile design & theory

    Tudor Fashion

    By Eleri Lynn

    Hardback Save £2.79 = £32.21

    The captivating story of Tudor dress, its construction and symbolism, and the people who made and wore it

    Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, March 12-July 9, 2017.

    Rugs & Art

    By Abel Trybiarz

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    - High quality collection, including several 'best of type' pieces- Interesting individual take on the psychology of collectingThis fine tribal rug collection, built over many years by a Buenos Aires artist/architect, has at its heart a superb selection of 'Bird' designed rugs, alongside many other characteristic knotted-pile rugs woven by...

    Radical Decadence

    By Julia Skelly

    Paperback £17.45

    This pioneering book explores the notion of 'radical decadence' as concept, aesthetic and lived experience, and as an analytical framework for the study of contemporary feminist textile art. Gendered discourses of decadence that perpetuate anxieties about women's power, consumption and pleasure are deconstructed through images of drug use, female sexuality...

    Gentleman's Look Book: For Men with a Sense of Style

    By Bernhard Roetzel

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    As the saying goes, "You don't get a second chance to make a first impression." Appearance counts--and no one knows this better than a gentleman.

    English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum

    Hardback £36.46

    "Published to accompany the exhibition Opus anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1 October 2016-5 February 2017"--Colophon.

    Textile Collage

    By Mandy Pattullo

    Hardback Save £6.72 = £16.23

    Textile artist and surface designer Mandy Pattullo marries fabric with collage techniques to produce beautiful pieces of art. In Textile Collage she shows a fresh way to use scraps and oddments of fabrics to create something unique and personal, while also being economical - perfect for those who have hoarded...

    Crafting Textiles in the Digital Age

    Paperback £17.45

    In an era of increasingly available digital resources, many textile designers and makers find themselves at an interesting juncture between traditional craft processes and newer digital technologies. Highly specialized craft/design practitioners may now elect to make use of digital processes in their work, but often choose not to abandon craft...

    Textiles

    By Sara J. Kadolph

    Paperback Save £6.90 = £97.09

    Prepare for a Career in TEXTILES with Confidence! Sara Kadolph's Textiles provides students with a comprehensive, basic knowledge of textiles. This beautiful book, filled with full-color photos and illustrations, examines the interrelationships among fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes and discusses how they impact product performance. Organized according to the textile...

    Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics

    By Julie Cole

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £50.47

    With hundreds of step-by-step illustrated 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 stretch knit fabrics such as jersey and knits with spandex. After covering thebasics of knits and techniques for gauging...

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