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Handbook of footwear design and manufacture
Our Price: £173.00
Understanding footwear design and manufacture is vital for improving the functionality, aesthetics and marketability of a product. The Handbook of foo...
The secret lives of colour
Our Price: £20.00
'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and tho...

The subversive stitch
Our Price: £14.99
Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female...
Vogue - the gown
Our Price: £27.00
Illustrated with fabulous images from Vogue's archive, Vogue: The Gown is the ultimate book for fashion lovers.In Vogue: The Gown, Jo Ellison has gath...

Pattern & the secrets of lasting design
Our Price: £8.99
This is the black and white paperback edition of Pattern, published in hardback in 2016 by Saltyard Books.If you would like the original colour illust...
Bowie
Our Price: £9.00
David Bowie's characters widened the mind of society, let us glimpse at new untold realities and set trends the world around. What's your favourite? Aladdin Sane, Ziggy Stardust, The Thin white Duke or good old David Jones? Illustrated by Amy Pearson, this books breaks down Bowie's looks into 4 sections and lets you reconfigure, change and flip aro

The wild dyer
Our Price: £16.99
`By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out o...
Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia
Our Price: £29.95
From the intricate embroidery on a Palestinian wedding dress to the complex iconography on an Afghan war rug, textiles reflect the beliefs, practices and experiences of people from across the Middle East and Central Asia. This book explores the significance and beauty of textiles from across this vast area, and is arranged thematically to enable cr

Stitch draw
Our Price: £17.99
A guide to figurative stitching with the sewing machine - using the thread and needle almost as a pencil. A look that is growing in popularity, figura...
The Bayeux tapestry
Our Price: £22.50
The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most extraordinary artefacts to survive from the eleventh century. A fragile web of woollen thread on linen, its bri...

The knitter's activity book
Our Price: £12.99
From a platypus scarf to a giant crocodile rug, this fabulous activity book features animal-themed knitting patterns and fun puzzles, stories and quiz...
Knitwear fashion design
Our Price: £20.25
Knitwear Fashion Design aims to help fashion students to understand the basic design elements in knitwear and learn how illustrate them. Whether handm...

Star Wars Stormtroopers
Our Price: £30.00
Foreword by John BoyegaJust in time for the next blockbuster, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, this unique and beautifully designed compendium with removable...
On weaving
Our Price: £40.00
The classic book on the art and history of weaving-now expanded and in full colorWritten by one of the twentieth century's leading textile artists, th...

Vogue on Gianni Versace
Our Price: £16.99
Gianni Versace created a fashion house that, as British Vogue declared, defined late twentieth-century glamour, invented the supermodel and sanctioned...
Creative fashion design with Illustrator?
Our Price: £17.09
The standard work on creative flat drawing in fashion is completely updated, revised and expanded. In today's world of fashion, companies are looking ...

Stitch and structure
Our Price: £20.25
An essential book for any textile artist looking to expand their repertoire into two- and three-dimensional work. Leading textile artist, teacher and ...
Fashion portfolio
Our Price: £19.99
The book takes the reader through all the major steps of fashion portfolio creation. It features the main components of the design process from the id...

The found object in textile art
Our Price: £22.95
Textile artists have always used found objects, both for decoration and to imbue their work with meaning. Cas Holmes is renowned for her use of 'the f...
Mark-making in textile art
Our Price: £20.66
At its very essence, textile art is about mark-making. As an artist would use a pencil, an embroiderer or quilter can use stitch to make marks on fabr...

Indigo
Our Price: £19.99
Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemistry that renders it compatible with all natural fibres. From the time of...
How to quilt & patchwork
Our Price: £9.99
Make the most of your fabric stash with the complete guide to patchwork and quilting, from the Mollie Makes team. Learn how to select prints that work...

The fundamentals of printed textile design
Our Price: £23.85
The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design explores contemporary practice in printed textile design. It outlines the process of creating designs, loo...
A practical guide to sustainable fashion
Our Price: £21.59
Packed with full-colour images from contributors such as Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Edun and People Tree, A Practical Guide to Sustainable F...

Developing a fashion collection
Our Price: £21.59
Fully updated with new interviews and inspiring images, the 2nd edition of Developing a Fashion Collection covers everything the fashion student needs...
Sourcing ideas
Our Price: £21.15
Sourcing Ideas: Researching colour, surface, structure, texture and pattern is a visual goldmine for designers hungry for inspiration. The book includ...

Fabric for fashion
Our Price: £75.00
This easily navigable resource provides 125 swatches of the most recognized and widely used varieties of fabric to encourage consideration of not just...
Anni Albers
Our Price: £25.00
Anni Albers (1899-1994) was a textile designer, weaver, writer and printmaker, who was among the leading pioneers of 20th-century modernism. Throughout her fruitful career she inspired a reconsideration of fabrics, both in their functional roles and as wall hangings, truly establishing thread and weaving as a valid medium for art. In her later year

Hats & caps
Our Price: £17.99
Hats & Caps offers a stunning collection of more than 1,200 of renowned fashion photographer Gianni Pucci's photographs of the headwear creations ...
Torchon lacemaking
Our Price: £35.00
Essential materials, equipment, and techniques to this beautiful skill are explained step-by-step in an indispensable guide for all lacemakers, textil...

Textile collage
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Textile artist and surface designer Mandy Pattullo marries fabric with collage techniques to produce beautiful pieces of art. In Textile Collage she s...
5-minute fashion illustration
Our Price: £12.99
From the suburbs to the subway, Sketch and Go: 5 Minute Fashion Illustration shows you how to capture fashion anywhere and everywhere.Fashion is fast ...

Pattern
Our Price: £18.00
The world of Orla Kiely is one where pattern reigns. Immediately recognisable, her unique design language and sure sense of graphic control has seen h...
Vintage pattern, 1950s
Our Price: £8.99
A neat collection of 1950s pattern, this book covers the heyday of postwar design where an analytical approach to design, with a lightness and freshne...

Rugs and flatweaves from East Azarbaijan and the Transcaucasus
Our Price: £60.00
This book features the collector/author's well informed views about a careful selection of mainly 19th century knotted pile carpets and flatwoven cove...
A life in pattern
Our Price: £25.00
Published to coincide with the exhibition, Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern at The Fashion and Textile Museum, London, 25 May - 23 September 2018.Orla Ki...

Kaffe Fassett's bold blooms
Our Price: £26.99
Renowned colour expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett explores flowers as a source of inspiration for patchwork and needlepoint in this n...
The fashion designer's textile directory
Our Price: £22.50
This is the fabric and textile directory that dressmakers and fashion designers have been waiting for. This book is like having your own personal shopper - able to recommend fabrics to suit the effects you want to achieve, show you how the fabric will perform, and recommend ways of using it. Each fabric in the directory is acompanied by photographs

Liberty & Co
Our Price: £7.99
This attractive series reveals the V&A's spectacular and extensive pattern collections. Each title in the series includes a free CD of high resolu...
The dressmaking technique bible
Our Price: £15.99
Calling all dressmakers! This is a fully updated version of the best selling The Dressmaker's Technique Bible, complete with an all-new fabric guide t...

Digital textile design
Our Price: £29.99
Digital Textile Design, Second Edition covers everything students and practitioners of textile design will need to learn about designing and printing ...
Layered textiles
Our Price: £19.99
The latest book from the bestselling author Kim Thittichai focuses on the range of ideas and techniques for layering your textiles. These layers can...

Handweaver's pattern book
Our Price: £22.50
This is a large size 'bible' of 600 different weaves of loom. It is organised by type, from basic 4-shaft structures to block ...
Sewing techniques
Our Price: £21.59
Sewing techniques are sometimes overlooked in the design process but acquiring these skills can be transformational. The ability to turn a two-dimensi...

Indigo
Our Price: £39.95
Gloriously pieced together, much like the fine garments it portrays, this colourful volume takes the reader on an international tour of indigo-coloure...
Pashmina
Our Price: £42.30
This book has much to offer textile scholars, and those interested in the history of Kashmir, or of India's material culture or its pre-modern trade. This updated edition documents a decade's developments in the pashmina and cashmere industries. An important new feature is a chart tabulating the evolution of shawl design according to period.

Vintage dress patterns of the twentieth century
Our Price: £18.00
A stunning collection of the most iconic garments of the 20th century, these vintage patterns chart the 30 key garments that defined their era. The bo...
Creating historical clothes
Our Price: £21.60
This stunning collection of period garments spans 400 years of fashion, from 1550 to 1900. Draft your own made-to-measure patterns to create perfectly...

The Barberini tapestries
Our Price: £35.00
This book is the first sustained scholastic treatment of the Life of Christ tapestries, which were commissioned by Pope Urban VIII's nephew, Cardinal ...
The erotic cloth
Our Price: £22.50
Through their metaphorical and material qualities, textiles can be seductive, exciting, intimate and, at times, shocking and disquieting. This book is...