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Singer Sewing Skills Reference Book

By: (sewing)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singer Sewing Machine Co: 1954-01-01

Seller ID: 200061OFFFNF55SI

Condition: Very Good


Singer Sewing Machine Co, 1954. Hardcover. Guide to machine sewing techniques and sewing machine care. Very Good with rubbing to the corners and spine ends. View more info

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Japanese Costume: History and Tradition

By: Alan Kennedy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adam Biro: 1990-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201104120021OFFNF15HA

ISBN: 2876600838

Condition: Near Fine


Paris: Adam Biro, 1990. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. History of costume in Japan with an emphasizing the 17th through early 19th century. 156 illustrations. A lovely copy. Near Fine with mild edgewear. View more info

Native Funk & Flash: An Emerging Folk Art

By: Alexandra Jacopetti; Photographer-Jerry Wainwright

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scrimshaw Press: 1974-09-14

Seller ID: 1804220021OFNF13JA

ISBN: 0912020385

Condition: Very Good


CA: Scrimshaw Press, 1974. Paperback. Second printing. An ode to outsider fashion designs of the 1960's and 1970's. Includes early works by Kaisik Wong, very young Laurel Birch and the Cockettes in full costume. Chipping to the spine, light soiling to the covers. Very Good View more info

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Molas: Folk Art of the Cuna Indians

By: Ann Parker; Avon Neal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1977

Seller ID: 1811030161OFFNFPA

ISBN: 0517529114

Condition: Very Good


New York: Clarkson Potter, 1977. Hardcover. A detailed examination of the history of Molas, a textile art of the Cuna people of Panama.Dust jacket is rubbed at corners and spine ends. Very Good in like dust jacket. View more info

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Patterns of Progress: Quilts in the Machine Age

By: Barbara Brackman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gene Autry Western Heritage: 1998-01

Seller ID: 204010011OFFNF12BR

ISBN: 188288003X

Condition: Near Fine


Los Angeles: Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 1998. Softcover. Near Fine in wrappers with light edge wear. View more info

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Women's Tailoring [Die Damenschneiderei]

By: Bode, Carl

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: 1933

Seller ID: 1410011OFFNFBO

Condition: Used: Very Good


Hannover, ca.1930. Elephant Folio. Original manuscript with sketches for ladies garments. Corresponding illustrations from magazines are pasted alongside the sketches. Tipped in are clippings with instructions for taking measurements and fashion in the Nazi Party. Owned by a tailoring teacher from a school in Hannover and perhaps used in his classes. Text in German. Dogeared pages and repaired tear to the front cover. View more info

Uncommon Threads: Wabanaki Textiles, Clothing, and Costume

By: Bourque, Bruce; Bar, Laureen La

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Maine State Museum: 2009-05-11

Seller ID: 15230021OFFNF55BO

ISBN: 0295988703

Condition: Fine


Maine: Maine State Museum, 2009. Paperback. A history of the native peoples of the Maritime Peninsula as seen through their artifacts. As New. View more info

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Spirits of the Cloth : Contemporary African American Quilts

By: Carolyn Mazloomi; Preface-Faith Ringgold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1998-11-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1811130061OF16NFMA

ISBN: 0609600915

Condition: FIne


New York: Random House, 1998. First/First. Showcases contemporary quilt artists, includes biographies. Near Fine in like jacket. View more info

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Warping All by Yourself

By: Cay Garrett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Interweave Pr: 1984-06

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17003260071NF12GA

ISBN: 0930670019

Condition: Near Fine


CA: Interweave Press, 1984. Paperback. Classic guide to handweaving. Very Good with fading to front cover. View more info

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Cotton: from raw material to finished product

By: Cotton Textile Institute

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cotton Textile Institute: 1944

Seller ID: 12070031OFFNF52CO

Condition: Very Good


New York: Cotton Textile Institute, 1944. A guide to cotton including its history history, manufacture, and uses. Contains an essay on wartime uses of cotton. All 88 swatches are present. Near Fine with mild age toning and slight uptick at the corners. View more info

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Taisho Kimono: Speaking of Past and Present

By: Dees, Jan; Stokmans, Michiel Elsevier [Photographer]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Skira: 2009-09-22

Seller ID: 15220061OFFNF55FI

ISBN: 8857200116

Condition: Fine


Milan: Skira, 2009. Hardcover. A history of the kimono from 1910-1940. Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

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Who'd a Thought It: Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking

By: Eli Leon; Illustrator-Well-illustrated

Price: $50.00

Publisher: SF Craft & Folk Art Museum: 1987-01-01

Seller ID: 1800210010OFFNF51LE

Condition: Near Fine


CA: San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum. 1987. Paperback. History and gallery of African-American quilts including their relationship to African textiles. Near Fine with slightly turned up corners. View more info

African Textiles

By: Gillow, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2003-11-01

Seller ID: 18204OFFNF55GI

ISBN: 0811841669

Condition: Near Fine


San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2003. Hardcover. A comprehensive look at textiles throughout the African continent. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Mild shelf wear. Near fine in like dust jacket. View more info

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The Techniques of Basketry

By: Harvey, Virginia I.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1986-10-01

Seller ID: 17301OFFNF55HA

ISBN: 0295964154

Condition: Used: Very Good


Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986. Harvey's class to basketry techniques. Near Fine with mild shelf wear. View more info

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Guatemalan Costumes: The Heard Museum Collection

By: Heard Museum

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hear Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 17141OFFFH44HE

Condition: Near Fine


Arizona: Heard Museum, 1979. Paperback. Guide to creation and vocabulary of traditional Guatemalan dress. Near fine with sunned spine. View more info

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Polska Sztuka Ludowa

By: Irena Czarnecka

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Polonia Publishing House: 1958

Seller ID: 12050071OFFNF52BR

Condition: Very Good


Warsaw: Polonia Publishing, 1958. Hardcover. Multilingual edition with translated text laid-in. Bumped corners, ownership mark. Near Fine. View more info

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Loom Construction

By: Jeri Hjert; Paul Von Rosenstiel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1978-11-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1703010001OFFFH44HEYACA

ISBN: 0442234171

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Van Nostrand Reinhok, 1978. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Guide to constructing looms. Near Fine with faded spine. View more info

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The Story of Silk

By: John Feltwell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr: 1991-04

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12060081OFFFH52FE

ISBN: 0312057725

Condition: Near Fine


New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A complete history of the manufacture of silk and its uses. Includes chapters on the raising of silk worms, dyeing, and weaving. Hint of rubbing at spine ends. Near Fine in like jacket. View more info

Quilts of Provence: The Art and Craft of French Quiltmaking

By: Kathryn Berenson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Potter Craft: 2007-04-10

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1911030161OFFNF51BE

ISBN: 0307345521

Condition: Fine


New York: Potter, 2007. Hardcover. Second Edition. Fine/Fine View more info

Swiss National Costumes

By: Laederer, Benjamin (ed)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Editions Generales: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: 140311OFFFH44LA

Condition: Near Fine


Switzerland: Editions Generales, 1970. Hardcover. Multi-lingual edition. A history of traditional dress in Switzerland. Near Fine with mild edgewear. View more info