Books in category Design – Textile & Costume

  • 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.

  • Full color Victorian Fashions 1870 1893

    Full-color Victorian Fashions, 1870-1893
    JoAnne Olian

    52 extremely rare plates depict the latest in chic apparel for the well-to-do, including elegant day dresses, hunting outfits, ornamented costumes for the theatre, a parade of millinery styles, and more.

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • Fashion Illustration

    Fashion Illustration
    Anna Kiper

    A guide to illustrating fashion from a designer's perspective offers guidance on rendering movement, attitude, prints, textures, and embellishments.

  • Mai il mondo sapr

    Mai il mondo saprà
    Quirino Conti

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