Most popular Textile artworks: tapestries, hangings & quilts books
The most popular Textile artworks: tapestries, hangings & quilts books currently available. Updated weekly.
The vivid scenes on the Bayeux Tapestry depict the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Hicks shows us this world and the miracle of the tapestry's making: the stitches, dyes and strange details in the margins. For centuries it lay ignored in Bayeux cathedral until its 'discovery' in the eighteenth century.
Photographed on location at the world-famous Hidcote Manor Garden in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, Kaffe Fassett displays his latest range of fabrics by revisiting many of his favorite medallion quilt blocks.
The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most important works of art in the world. It inspires passion in everybody who sees it - nobody can remain insensitive to a 950 year old story told in pictures, accompanied by a Latin text.
This book tells the story of this unique undertaking - one of the biggest community arts projects ever to take place in Scotland - and reproduces in full colour a selection of the panels from the completed tapestry, together with descriptive and explanatory material
A leading authority on the Bayeux Tapestry examines the work "frame by frame" in this profusely illustrated and annotated volume.
Setting out to celebrate, document and discuss the work and role of an international tapestry workshop, Dovecot Studios, since its foundation in Edinburgh in 1912, this groundbreaking publication uniquely explores the artistic value, nature and identity of tapestry through both images, essays and the commentaries of weavers, artists and patrons.
Part armchair travel, part project book, Southwest Modern highlights the wide open spaces and beautiful vistas of West Texas and celebrates the rich culture of New Mexico.
This publication, the first of its kind in many decades, draws together thirty-six rare and sumptuous European textiles created between the late fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries.
Features important tapestries from major European collections showing the world-class research - scientific, artistic and historical - applied to their preservation.
An essential book for all textile artists who want new and exciting ideas on how to use these versatile textiles.
Celebrate the best modern quilts and quilters of the past decade with this gallery of more than 200 quilts.
Offers a detailed and illustrated study examining stitches, threads, techniques and the embroiderers of the period. The author delves into the archives to research the personalities, varied and unusual techniques and tools that hand-embroiderers used in the period 1900-1939, before the outbreak of World War II.
A mystifying group of carpets and tapestries created along the Silk Route over five hundred years ago is the topic of this richly illustrated book.
The featured tapestries were once displayed at St Peter's Basilica and in the Sistine Chapel, and were the subject of an intense conservation effort which restored these works of art after a fire in 2001 burnt two of them and damaged four more.
By thoroughly examining all of these aspects, Amish Quilts is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of these beautiful works.