Textile Adventures

Author: Isobel Hall
ISBN: 9780956902900
Size: 12,38 MB
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A Textile Traveler S Guide To Peru Bolivia

Author: Cynthia Lecount Samake
Editor: Thrums, LLC
ISBN: 9781732352858
Size: 15,69 MB
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From the marketplace of famed Machu Picchu to the outrageous costumes of Bolivia's Carnival, travel along and discover some of the finest indigenous textiles in South America. A Textile Traveler's Guide to Peru and Bolivia is an excellent resource for markets, festivals, museums, and shops. Geared to independent-minded travelers, this guide presents the safest and most accessible methods of travel, where and when to go, where to stay, and what to eat. Expert advice on what treasures you'll find at each location, how to judge quality textiles, and suggestions for ethical shopping are included. With abundant photographs, this guide celebrates the color, joy, and energy of folklife in Peru and Bolivia.

Adventures In Textile Clothing And Fashion Workbook 2

Author: Sheryl Horne-Mair
ISBN: 9789769600812
Size: 16,97 MB
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The Practical Spinner S Guide Rare Luxury Fibers

Author: Judith Mackenzie
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1620337746
Size: 10,64 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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It's time to look beyond wool, with The Practical Spinner's Guide: Rare Luxury Fibers! The go-to expert for fiber artists, Judith MacKenzie shares insights into working with uncommon (but readily available) luxury downs in this comprehensive, yet practical, guide for today's spinners. With her natural voice for story telling that is both engaging and informative, she discusses the history of each of these downs, how they are used today, characteristics unique to each, and where to find them. She also dives deep into the specific spinning techniques for each fiber, knitting and weaving rare fibers, and dying them once spun. From angora to bison, camel to cashmere, there's a whole world of rare luxury fibers just waiting to be spun!

Quilting With A Modern Slant

Author: Rachel May
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428941
Size: 19,83 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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“May does a marvelous job of capturing a moment in the modern quilting movement, as well as the viewpoints and opinions of the creators” (Library Journal, starred review). Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to expand on traditions and use fabrics, patterns, colors, and stitching innovatively to create exciting fresh designs. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than seventy modern quilters who have developed their own styles, methods, and aesthetics. Their ideas, quilts, tips, tutorials, and techniques will inspire you to try something new and follow your own creativity—wherever it leads. “An encyclopedia of modern quilting . . . Like a good host, May serves as an enthusiastic introducer, teacher, and cheerleader.” —Publishers Weekly “The bounty of creativity is inspiring, and the variety of quilts featured will open the readers’ eyes to all of the aspects of this popular movement . . . This volume belongs in all quilting collections.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Light in tone and visually beautiful . . . Quilting with a Modern Slant will become the book on modern quilting by which all others to come will be measured.” —Craft Nectar

500 All American Family Adventures

Author: Debbie K. Hardin
Editor: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581577621
Size: 14,86 MB
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A state-by-state guide to the places that offer a unique insight into American culture 500+ All-American Family Adventures is a thoughtful handbook that will help you plan family vacations and day trips that are both entertaining and educational. Travel is one of the best ways to augment a child’s formal education, and this volume offers insightful suggestions for making the most of any trip—all the while making it so much fun that your kids won’t even know they’re learning. This voluminous collection, carefully researched, includes places your family will never forget—the most important historical sites in the country are here, as well as gems travelers might otherwise miss. The common thread is that each gives real insight into the American experience and also packs a powerful, engaging experience on its own. Also provided: budgeting tips, time-saving strategies, historical background, and an appendix of the best family-friendly lodging options.

Textile Industries

Size: 14,30 MB
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Vols. for include annually an issue with title: Textile industries buyers guide.

Textiles From India

Author: Rosemary Crill
Editor: Seagull Books London Limited
Size: 12,40 MB
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This book shows how India has been the centre for the global textile trade from the middle ages to today.

City Of Looms And Spindles

Author: Ilse E. Arndt
Editor: Booksurge Publishing
ISBN: 9781439252918
Size: 13,91 MB
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Filomena & Prudence, were farm girls who went to work in Lowell, MA textile mills in 1836. They found romance, met the Grimke sisters, & became involved in the abolitionist & women's rights movements.

Pocket Adventures Guatemala

Author: Shelagh McNally
Editor: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 9781588435286
Size: 12,46 MB
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Designed to be used while you're on the go. This work contains all the practical travel information you need - places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, travel advice, emergency contacts, and more - plus condensed sections on history and geography that give you background knowledge of the destination.