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Vivienne Westwood - A London Fashion

By: Catherine McDermott & Edwina Ehrman

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007820

ISBN: 0-904818-96-9

Condition: Very Good


Volume published to coincide with the exhibition 'Vivienne Westwood: The Collection of Romilly McAlpine'. 80pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Minor surface wear and slight creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Al-Sadu - The Art of Weaving Amongst the Bedouin of Arabia

By: Dame Violet Dickson et al

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Kuwait, Al-Sadu Project: 1982

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007997

Condition: Very Good


Collection of Bedouin craft methods involving wool-weaving and connected skills. Portfolio contains 36 card pages with text and colour illustrations. Minimal marking, otherwise very good collection with no inscriptions. View more info

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Design for Embroidery - A Fine Art Approach

By: Diana Springall

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007861

ISBN: 0-7207-1755-8

Condition: Very Good


Thirty worked designs suitable for both novice and experienced embroiderers. 182pp, lavishly illustrated in colour throughout. Illustrated endpapers, gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to lower corners and old price inside cover, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ faded to spine, with slight creasing to edges and corners. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas post. View more info

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Glorious Needlepoint

By: Kaffe Fassett

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Century: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008596

ISBN: 0-7026-1693-4

Condition: Very Good


Guide to needlepoint design, techniques and purchasing. 160pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. Slight bumping to top corners and former owner's name to title page, otherwise very good. DJ is price-clipped, with creasing to edges, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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Tapestry Weaving

By: Kirsten Glasbrook

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Search Press Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007822

ISBN: 0-85532-938-6

Condition: Near Fine


Guide for tapestry weavers of all abilities, showing how to create original designs. 96pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Embroidery Techniques from East and West: Texture and Colour for Quilters and Embroiderers

By: Munni Srivastava

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007821

ISBN: 0-7134-8709-7

Condition: Near Fine


Guide to producing unique work by combining Indian and Western hand embroidery, machine embroidery, quilting, beading and found objects. 128pp with index, illustrated throughout with vivid colour photographs and black and white drawings. Silver lettering to spine, red endpapers. Signed to title page 'To Sheila from Munni'. Minor shelf wear to book and DJ, otherwise near fine copy. View more info

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Arts and Crafts Movement - Textiles and Interiors

By: Rebecca Kingsley

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hoo, Near Rochester, Kent, Grange Books PLC: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007847

ISBN: 1-84013-266-3

Condition: Near Fine


Informative guide to British, European and American textiles and interiors produced by the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 64pp, illustrated profusely throughout, mainly in colour. Minimal slant to spine, otherwise near fine unmarked copy in unclipped near fine DJ. Also loosely enclosed, colour leaflet about another Arts and Crafts Movement book. View more info

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Drawing and Design for Embroidery - A Course for the Fearful - SIGNED COPY

By: Richard Box

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007838

ISBN: 0-7134-5547-0

Condition: Very Good


User friendly guide to transferring what the eye sees onto paper and then fabric. 144pp illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs and 8 pages of colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Signed by the author to the title page with dedication to the half-title verso and loosely enclosed drawing. Boards slightly bowed and ownership label to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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Colour and Design for Embroidery - a Practical Handbook for the Daring Embroiderer and Adventurous Textile Artist

By: Richard Box

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007862

ISBN: 0-7134-8486-1

Condition: Near Fine


Inspiring guide to the design process, with project based exercises to encourage creativity. 124pp plus glossary and index, illustrated with 60 colour photographs and 75 black and white drawings. Red endpapers, gilt lettering to spine. Former owner's label to endpaper, otherwise near fine copy. Minimal edgewear to unclipped DJ, otherwise near fine. Signed by the author to the title page. View more info

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Faces and Figures in Embroidery

By: Valerie Harding

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007841

ISBN: 0-7134-1098-1

Condition: Very Good


Guide to techniques to help the embroiderer to design faces and figures. 191pp with index, illustrated with 164 line drawings, 96 black and white photographs and 5 colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight twist and bumping to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with some surface marking and edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info