Books in category Design – Textile & Costume

  • Pretty Little Potholders

    Pretty Little Potholders
    Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader

    Provides instructions for thirty-two potholders and such other hot-handling items as hot pads, oven mitts, trivets, and handle covers.

  • Textiles

    Bobbie Sumberg

    Textiles explores the cultural meaning and exquisite workmanship found in the Museum of International Folk Art’s vast collection that spans centuries and includes pieces from seventy countries around the world.

  • Art of the Boot

    Art of the Boot
    Tyler Beard, Jim Arndt

    Since the publications of The Cowboy Boot Book in 1992, the number of bootmakers across the country has nearly doubled, waiting lists have compounded, and the art of the boot has risen to mind-blowing proportions.

  • Alexander McQueen

    Alexander McQueen
    Kristin Knox

    This tribute to Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) celebrates the genius of an iconic, imaginative and inspirational fashion designer with a catalog of more than 125 catwalk photographs of his work, commentary from an experienced fashion …

  • The Dressmaking Technique Bible

    The Dressmaking Technique Bible
    Lorna Knight

    Provides a guide for creating basic and couture garments of different shapes and styles, including construction techniques, tips for working from a pattern, and suggestions for fabrics and embellishments.

  • Abanicos

    Alexander F. Tcherviakov

    Su práctico formato hace del volumen Abanicos un regalo ideal para los apasionados de los objetos culturales y la artesanía creativa antigua.

  • Traditional Fair Isle Knitting

    Traditional Fair Isle Knitting
    Sheila McGregor

    Unabridged republication of The Complete Book of Traditional Fair Isle Knitting, as published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1982. 31 halftones and 7 color illustrations on covers. Bibliography. Index.

  • Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin

    Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin
    Uta-Christina Hipler, Peter Elsner

    This volume collects information about new trends in the interaction between textiles and the skin, particularly the development of antimicrobial finished textiles.

  • About Being able to Look GOOD in a Burlap Sack

    About Being able to Look GOOD in a Burlap Sack
    Ida Tomshinsky

    Tomshinsky offers set of books in the History of Fashion Accessories Series – “Socks: History and Present,” “Gloves: History and Present,” and “Dairy of the Handkerchief.” This book is about natural magic – burlap, the …

  • Le Mouvement Arts Crafts

    Le Mouvement Arts & Crafts
    Oscar Lovell Triggs

    « N’ayez rien dans vos maisons que vous ne considérez pas utile ou croyez être beau. » Cette citation de William Morris pourrait résumer à elle seule les Arts & Crafts, mouvement unique qui, en Angleterre, provoqua une véritable …

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