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Agile Hands and Creative Minds: A Bibliography of Textile traditions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Srilanka
by Donald Clay Johnson 
Book Description: The work is divided into six component parts; The reference sources section includes bibliographies, glossaries of textile terms, and guides to museum holdings of textiles. The comprehensive studies section includes broad, general treatments of textiles, textile treatments in arts and crafts volumes, histories of textiles with special subsections for Mughal textiles as well as the various European East India companies, trade or commerce in textiles, and special subsections for the unique discoveries of early textiles by Sir Aurel Stein as well as at Fostat, Egypt. The textile types, techniques and materials section lists works under Applique, Brocades, Designs, Dyes and dyeing, Embroidery, Felts, Ikat, Lace, Painted/printed and related surface decorated techniques, Quilting, Spinning, Weaving and looms.
Hardcover: 292 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.17 x 8.42 x 6.34
Publisher: Orchid Press; ()
ISBN: 9748304841

American Hooked and Sewn Rugs: Folk Art Underfoot
by Joel Kopp, Kate Kopp
Listed under American Folk Art

Beading in the Native American Tradition
by David Dean
Listed under Beading

Beginner's Guide to Silk Painting
by Mandy Southan
(Paperback -- April )

Color on Paper and Fabric
by Ruth Issett
(Paperback -- April )

Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation (Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Conservation and Museology)
by Agnes Timar-Balazsy, Dinah Eastop
(Hardcover -- July )

Color by Accident: Low-Water Immersion Dyeing
by Ann Johnston
Listed under Fabric Dyeing

Fabric Cafe: The Thrill of Chenille
by Fran Morgan
Paperback from American Quilter's Society

The Fabric of Moroccan Life
by Niloo Imami Paydar (Editor), et al
Book Description For centuries, the people of Morocco have been producing magnificent embroideries, pile rugs, and flatweaves. The Fabric of Moroccan Life showcases rare embroideries, hangings, and rugs that reflect the broad range of traditions and cultural influences active in Morocco during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The book explores the artistic importance of these superb weavings as well as their central role in Moroccan culture.

Fantasy Fabrics : Techniques for Layered Surface Design
by Bonnie Lyn McCaffery, Bonnie McCafferty
Book Description: Move from fabric lover to fabric designer! Discover simple techniques for making dazzling original fabrics that will add texture and dimension to any fabric-based project you create. Learn to "capture" colorful items--such as threads, ribbons, yarns, lace, silk flowers, beads, glitters, and more--under a layer of sheer fabric to create fascinating one-of-a-kind designs. 

Fantasy Fabrics includes step-by-step instructions for creating one beautiful piece of fantasy fabric, along with more than 100 variations on the basic method. Find inspiration for using your new fabrics in quilt blocks and borders, whole-cloth quilts, clothing, frames, and more with over 60 full-color photographs that showcase a range of extraordinary fantasy fabrics.
(Paperback -- November )

Floorcloth Magic: How to Paint Canvas Rugs for Decorative Home Use
by Lisa Curry Mair, Giles D. Prett (Photographer)
(Paperback -- January 10, )

Hands on Spinning
by Lee Raven
Paperback: 120 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.26 x 10.88 x 8.47
Publisher: Interweave Press; ; (October 1987)
ISBN: 0934026270

The Handbook of Painted Decoration : The Tools, Materials, and Step-By-Step Techniques of Trompe-L'Oeil Painting
by Yannick Guegan, Roger Le Puil, Roger Lepuil (Editor)
Hardcover: 474 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.29 x 11.98 x 9.13
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company; 
ISBN: 0393730018

Handmade Bags
by Terence Terry, Caroline Darke
(Paperback -- June )

Hand-Dyed Fabric Made Easy
by Adriene Buffington, et al
Listed under Fabric Dyeing

Imagery on Fabric: A Complete Surface Design Handbook
by Jean Ray Laury, et al
(Paperback -- November )

Making Fairies  Fantastical Creatures: How to Weave and Carve in Wool and Chenille
Making Fairies & Fantastical Creatures: How to Weave and Carve in Wool and Chenille
by Julie Sharp, Julie Sharp
Paperback from Guild of Master Craftsman Publications
Memory on Cloth: Shibori Now
by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada
Listed under Fabric Dyeing
New Directions in Chenille
New Directions in Chenille
by Nannette Holmberg
Create the enormously popular look and luxurious feel of chenille in just five fun steps! Discover all-new Faux Chenille™ techniques, such as incorporating ribbons, trims, and fabric scraps to create one-of-a-kind chenille fabrics. Learn to make raw fabric edges--even cotton--"bloom" into soft, beautiful fabric that's irresistible to touch.
(Paperback -- January )
Omiyage : Handmade Gifts from Fabric in the Japanese Tradition
by Kumiko Sudo
Listed under Japanese Art

The Photo Transfer Handbook: Snap It, Print It, Stitch It
by Jean Ray Laury, et al
(Paperback -- July )
Mickey Lawler's Skydyes: A Visual Guide to Fabric Painting
by Mickey Lawler, Annie Nelson
Listed under Fabric Dyeing

Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing Tradition Techniques Innovation
Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing Tradition Techniques Innovation
by Yoshiko; Rice, Mary Kellogg and Barton, Jane Wada
Paperback from Kodansha International (JPN)
Simple Upholstery & Slipcovers: Great New Looks for Every Room
by Carol Parks
(Paperback -- August )

The Ultimate Curtain Book: A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Your Own Window Treatments
by Isabella Forbes
(Paperback -- January 10, )

The Whole Craft of Spinning from the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
by Carol. Kroll
(Paperback -- December 1981)

Wild Color
Wild Color
by Jenny Dean, Karen Diadick Casselman
Paperback from Watson-Guptill Publications
SWEDISH TEXTILE ART: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Swedish Textile Art)
by Viveka Hansen
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Windows with Style: Do-it-yourself window treatments
by The Editors of Creative Publishing international
Listed under Interior Decorating

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