Arts / Design / Textile & Costume

Best Selling

Language

All

English (51)

French (14)

German (16)

Spanish (6)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (1)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (9)

 

Category

Delete Textile & Costume

 

Audience

Adult (51)

 

Publisher

Parkstone International (15)

Tuttle Publishing (7)

Dover Publications (5)

 

Format

All

PDF (9)

EPUB (42)

AUDIOBOOK (0)

 

Total Loans

All (19)

20 - 40 (2)

40 - 100 (12)

Over 100 (5)

More options

Results : 1 - 50 of 51 Sorted by : 

The Story of Lingerie

by Muriel Barbier & Shazia Boucher Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

What is the social merit or purpose of all those bras and panties on perfectly sculpted bodies that we see spread across billboards and magazines? Many women indulge in lingerie to please men. Yet, ever since...


The Art of the Shoe

by Marie-Josèphe Bossan Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Abandoning a French look on the subject, Mrs. Bossan, the author, develops her study with a dichotomous vision: that of time that touches the history of mankind and that of geography and sociology, which lead...


The Story of Men's Underwear

by Shaun Cole Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Men’s fashion, particularly the trends involving undergarments, was once reserved for the elite; today it has become democratised, clear proof of social progress.The aestheticism of the body so highly valued...


Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles

by Leanne Prain Arsenal Pulp Press (September 15, 2014)

The art of storytelling through textiles, inviting readers to consider the many ways in which narrative can be expressed through


Fans

by Alexander F. Tcherviakov Parkstone International (January 07, 2014)

Besides its practical uses in regions across the globe, the fan has a long history as a fashion item, with new shapes, materials, and colours constantly being created. This book portrays the most artistic examples...


Shoes

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Mega Square Shoes focuses on the history of the shoe and elevates the shoe to the rank of a work of art. The author is a leading expert on the subject and curator of France's Shoe Museum, which holds the greatest...


Japanese Kimono Designs

by Shojiro Nomura & Tsutomu Ema Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

This unique design treasury, consisting of lavish full-color pictures of a vibrant array of kimonos, is reproduced directly from two rare and costly original portfolios.


Costumes of the Greeks and Romans

by Thomas Hope Dover Publications (January 30, 2013)

Carefully copied from ancient vases and statuary, these early-19th-century classic line renderings combine unusual clarity of style with unquestioned authenticity. Over 700 illustrations depict all classes and...


Art & Sole

by Jane Weitzman Harper Design (August 20, 2013)

A Spectacular Selection of More Than 150 Fantasy Art Shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection

When Stuart Weitzman opened its first boutique on Madison Avenue, its displays of specially commissioned fantasy...


The Story of Lingerie

by Muriel Barbier & Shazia Boucher Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

What is the social merit or purpose of all those bras and panties on perfectly sculpted bodies that we see spread across billboards and magazines? Many women indulge in lingerie to please men. Yet, ever since...


The Art of the Shoe

by Marie-Josèphe Bossan Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Abandoning a French look on the subject, Mrs. Bossan, the author, develops her study with a dichotomous vision: that of time that touches the history of mankind and that of geography and sociology, which lead...


The Story of Men's Underwear

by Shaun Cole Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Men's fashion, particularly the trends involving undergarments, was once reserved for the elite; today it has become democratised, clear proof of social progress.The aestheticism of the body so highly valued...


Bikini Story

by Patrik Alac Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

It was in 1946 that the world first came to hear of a coral atoll in the Marshall Islands called Bikini. The following year, French couturier Louis Réard borrowed the name and applied it to a bathing costume...


Lingerie

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (July 01, 2011)

What do the thousands of images of bras and panties on perfectly sculpted bodies that we see spread across billboards and magazines say about our society? Many women indulge in lingerie to please men. Yet, since...


Shoes

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (July 01, 2011)

Mega Square Shoes focuses on the history of the shoe and elevates the shoe to the rank of a work of art. The author is a leading expert on the subject and curator of France's Shoe Museum, which holds the greatest...


Wearing the Cloak

by Marie-Louise Nosch & Henriette Koefoed Oxbow Books (December 07, 2011)

Wearing the Cloak contains nine stimulating chapters on Roman military textiles and equipment that take textile research to a new level. Hear the sounds of the Roman soldiers' clacking belts and get a view on...


The Complete Pattern Directory

by Elizabeth Wilhide Black Dog & Leventhal (November 05, 2018)

An essential resource for any designer, crafter, artist, or historian, The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all...


On the Loom

by Maryanne Moodie Abrams (September 19, 2016)

In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and...


Silk and Cotton

by Susan Meller Abrams (December 02, 2019)

The traditional textiles of Central Asia are unknown treasures. Straddling the legendary Silk Road, this vast region stretches from Russia in the west to China in the east. Whether nomadic or sedentary, its...


The Hero's Closet

by Gillian Conahan Abrams (April 17, 2017)

Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero's Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes

 

This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics...


Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes

by Kaffe Fassett & Liza Prior Lucy Abrams (November 25, 2019)

In Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes, quilt master Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy present 24 projects—small and large, beginner and advanced—made with iridescent solid-colored cotton fabrics...


The Story of Men's Underwear

by Shaun Cole Parkstone International (April 10, 2018)

Men's fashion, particularly the trends involving undergarments, was once reserved for the elite; today it has become democratised, clear proof of social progress. The aestheticism of the body so highly valued...


The Story of Lingerie

by Muriel Barbier Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

What is the social merit or purpose of all those bras and panties on perfectly sculpted bodies that we see spread across billboards and magazines? Many women indulge in lingerie to please men. Yet, ever since...


The Art of the Shoe

by Marie-Josèphe Bossan Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Abandoning a French look on the subject, Mrs. Bossan, the author, develops her study with a dichotomous vision: that of time that touches the history of mankind and that of geography and sociology, which lead...


Bikini Story

by Patrik Alac Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

It was in 1946 that the world first came to hear of a coral atoll in the Marshall Islands called Bikini. The following year, French couturier Louis Réard borrowed the name and applied it to a bathing costume...


Dressed

by Shahidha Bari Basic Books (March 17, 2020)

For readers of Women in Clothes, a philosophical guide to fashion

We all get dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of clothes in our world? What unconscious thoughts do we express when...


Hidden Treasures, Quilts from 1600 to 1860

by Lori Lee Triplett & Kay Triplett C&T Publishing (July 01, 2019)

Turn back time with color photos and insightful essays about America’s quilting past! Admire one hundred antique quilts and textiles you’ve never seen before, curated from the remarkable Poos Collection....


Dressing Barbie

by Carol Spencer Harper Design (March 12, 2019)

A legendary fashion designer for Barbie shares the story of her adventures working behind-the-scenes at Mattel, and spotlights the creations that transformed the world’s most famous doll into a style icon...


Transglobal Fashion Narratives

by Anne Peirson-Smith & Joseph H. Ii Hancock Intellect (June 22, 2018)

Everywhere we look, people are using fashion to communicate self and society—who they are, and where they belong. Transglobal Fashion Narratives presents an international, interdisciplinary analysis of those...


Walter Beauchamp

by Terry Beauchamp, Pedro Mendes & Gordon Lightfoot Figure 1 Publishing (August 11, 2017)

: As one of the Canada's oldest custom tailors, Walter Beauchamp Tailors has nurtured a unique civilian and military tailoring business for over a century. Owned and operated by three generations of the Beauchamp...


Visible Mending

by Jenny Wilding Cardon That Patchwork Place (June 01, 2018)

Rip in your jeans? Snag in a sweater? Tear in a tea towel? They all present an opportunity for one-of-a-kind creativity! With this fun introduction to unconventional mending techniques in a format that's half...


Coco Chanel

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (March 04, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Coco Chanel in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the work of the iconic...


Fashion Embroidery

by Jessica Pile Batsford (February 15, 2018)

This practical step-by-step guide to haute couture embroidery covers everything from machine and hand stitching, to tambour beading, goldwork and monogramming.

Whether you are interested in adding monogrammed...


Interpreting Themes in Textile Art

by Els van Baarle & Cherilyn Martin Batsford (February 15, 2018)

An inspirational and practical book on how to interpret and collaborate on different themes in textile art. With foreword by Marie-Therese Wisniowski, who runs Art Quill Studio.

This stunning collection showcases...


Modern Quilts

by Modern Quilt Guild Stash Books (December 01, 2017)

Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer—more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee’s Bend to the first use of the word "modern” in quilting,...


Be a Real-Life Mermaid

by Virginia Hankins Ulysses Press (October 10, 2017)

A professional mermaid shows readers how to bring passion into their life through mermaid magic Hasn't everyone wished for a seaside escape at one point or another? Life is better under the sea, and hundreds...


Fancy Dresses Described

by Ardern Holt Dover Publications (April 19, 2017)

The Victorians adored fancy-dress parties: what better way to escape the rigidity of social conventions than to spend a festive evening disguised as Cleopatra, a Swiss milkmaid, or Alice in Wonderland? Well-to-do...


Walter Beauchamp

by Terry Beauchamp, Pedro Mendes & Gordon Lightfoot Figure 1 Publishing (August 11, 2017)

As one of the Canada's oldest custom tailors, Walter Beauchamp Tailors has nurtured a unique civilian and military tailoring business for over a century. Owned and operated by three generations of the Beauchamp...


The Art of Knitting

by Butterick Publishing Co. & Dover Publications, Inc. Dover Publications (March 17, 2016)

Comprehensive in scope and elegant in presentation, this classic Victorian-era volume was the first complete how-to guide to knitting. Originally published by Butterick, the company that later produced Vogue...


Kimono Design

by Keiko Nitanai Tuttle Publishing (May 16, 2017)

Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns uses hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information on colors, fabrics and embellishments to paint a portrait of Japanese culture, art and thought....


Stylish Wraps Sewing Book

by Yoshiko Tsukiori Tuttle Publishing (August 01, 2017)

This DIY sewing book presents a fabulous new collection of lightweight wraps that are easy to sew and look fantastic!

Stylish Wraps Sewing Book provides five free printable patterns that can be used to create...


Prisms

by E. A. Seguy Dover Publications (October 18, 2016)

The career of E. A. Seguy spanned both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, and he was one of the few graphic artists to incorporate both styles into his work. Original portfolios of his magnificent designs...


Balinese Masks: Spirits of an Ancient Drama

by Judy Slattum, Hildred Geertz & Paul Schraub Tuttle Publishing (June 26, 2012)

The unique and stunning masks used in Balinese rituals are explored in great detail in Balinese Masks.

Masked performances are an ancient and integral part of Balinese rituals and are much more than mere spectacles...


Kabuki Costume

by Ruth M. Shaver Tuttle Publishing (January 15, 2013)

The attire of the feudal lords and ladies of old Japan, warriors, priest, courtesans, Edo-period dandies geisha, footmen, farmers— in fact, the whole array of Kabuki's colorful characters-is discussed in fascinating...


Stylish Skirts: 23 Simple Designs to Flatter Every Figure

by Sato Watanabe Tuttle Publishing (June 03, 2014)

Sew chic and original skirts with this stylish Japanese sewing book.

Stylish Skirts is the English edition of a popular Japanese sew-it-yourself fashion book which allows you to create simple yet stylish skirts...


Basic Black: 26 Edgy Essentials for the Modern Wardrobe

by Sato Watanabe Tuttle Publishing (July 08, 2014)

*INCLUDES 26 DOWNLOADABLE PATTERNS*

Sew chic, dark-toned clothes with this stylish Japanese sewing book and add a touch of originality to your wardrobe.

Basic Black is the English edition of a classic Japanese...


Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Girls: 22 Easy-to-Make Dresses, Skirts, Pants & Tops Girls Will Love

by Yuki Araki Tuttle Publishing (September 09, 2014)

*INCLUDES DOWNLOADABLE PULL-OUT PATTERS*

Make your own cute and fashionable clothes for girls with this easy-to-use Japanese sewing book.

Author, Yuki Araki is one of the most recognized names in the growing sewing-for-children...


Dreaming of Chanel

by Charlotte Smith & Grant Cowan Atria Books (October 04, 2011)

Inheriting a priceless vintage clothing collection sounds like every woman's dream come true.

But when Charlotte Smith discovered that her American godmother, Doris Darnell, had made her custodian of more than...


Stitching Idyllic: Hand Stitch Recognizable Summer Flowers

by Ann Bernard eBookIt.com (April 26, 2016)

Stitching a Summer Garden to Life

Whether you are a novice or veteran stitcher, Summer Flowers will help you bring your vision to life. Beginning with backgrounds, you will learn how create the perfect setting...


Dreaming of Dior

by Charlotte Smith & Grant Cowan Atria Books (April 13, 2010)

Charlotte Smith had already had more than her fair share of fabulous dresses and adventures. She lived life to the fullest in London, Paris and New York before falling in love with Australia and making it her...