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World War II Quilts
By Schiffer
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mpn: 9780764353345, ean: 9780764353345, isbn: 0764353349,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Many American women made warm and attractive quilts to honor and benefit USsoldiers during the period 1940-1945, either as outright gifts or asraffle items to raise money for the war effort. This book reflects extensive original research of newspaper and magazine articlesof the era, and authenticates thepatterns and designs available to quiltmakers, anchoring the quiltshistorically in time. Color photos and descriptive text identifymany colorful and patriotic quilts made for donation to the Red

Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The Fabric of Life
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ean: 9780500519912, isbn: 0500519919,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
A beautifully illustrated exploration of the textile traditions of a culturally diverse region, from the late eighteenth century to the present day, featuring works from the extraordinary textile collection at the British MuseumTextiles of the Middle East and Central Asia explores the significance and beauty of textiles from across the Middle East, Turkey, and Central Asia. This vast region has been the focus of population movements, exploration, and trade for thousands of years and is home to

The 4" x 5" Quilt-Block Anthology: 182 Blocks for Reproduction Fabrics
By That Patchwork Place
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mpn: B 1391, ean: 9781604688177, isbn: 1604688173,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Gather your favorite reproduction fabrics and stitch magnificent 4'' x 5'' blocks! Enjoy trying your hand at a wide range of distinctly different quilt blocks--182 in all--from stunning yet simple blocks to intricate paper-pieced designs.We've done the math for you, taking the effort out of resizing traditional square blocks into attractive 4'' x 5'' beautiesLearn how to assemble your blocks into a one-of-a-kind sampler quiltIncludes tips to help you set up a fun block exchange or club with

Walk this Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes
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ean: 9781911282143, isbn: 191128214X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Famous for his trademark use of unique materials and his creation of one-of-a-kind, ''million dollar'' shoes for Oscar nominees, American designer Stuart Weitzman's personal collection of antique shoes features a similarly eclectic range. Lavishly illustrated with one hundred color photographs from the Stuart Weitzman Collection, this new volume explores the impact of twentieth-century design and culture on the evolution of women's shoes from 1870-1980. It is a must-have for all shoe

Red and White Quilts: Infinite Variety: Presented by The American Folk Art Museum
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mpn: 675 colour illustrations, ean: 9780847846528, isbn: 0847846520,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
This significant catalog is a highly detailed look at the world’s most celebrated collection of red and white quilts. Like the Log Cabin or Baltimore-style, the red and white quilt is a hugely popular genre of quilting. Colorfast Turkey red dye became readily available in the mid-nineteenth century, so red and white quilts became extremely popular, due not only to the newness of the color but also because of the extremely vibrant and punchy contrasting color scheme. Featuring over 650

Anderson: Waverley Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook (Waverley Scotland Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks/Gift/stationery/plaid)
By Interlink Pub Group
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mpn: Map of Scotland, ean: 9781849344074, isbn: 1849344078,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
This Anderson genuine tartan cloth notebook has 176pp of 80gsm cream paper, with left page plain, right page ruled. The notebook has a ribbon marker, an expandable inner note pocket at the back, elastic enclosure, and a booklet about the history of tartan, and a colourful bookmark with a brief history of the Anderson tartan. Comes in a light plastic wrapper bag. Scientists, thinkers and writers in the Scottish Enlightenment used 'commonplace notebooks' to record thoughts and ideas. Many British

Hallmarks of the Southwest (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780764309892, isbn: 0764309897,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Here's a new edition of Wright's (former director, San Diego Museum of Man) remarkable labor. He's matched maker's marks used on jewelry, pots, fetish carvings, rugs, and baskets with their names, tribes, relatives, and style notes. Several color plates of jewlery are included. Shops, museums, and lUsed Book in Good Condition.

19th-Century Patchwork Divas' Treasury of Quilts: 10 Stunning Patterns, 30 Striking Options
By That Patchwork Place
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mpn: B1379, ean: 9781604687958, isbn: 1604687959,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Meet a creative group of quilters who love antique quilts as much as you do. Let the Divas teach you how to stitch intricate 19th-century inspired quilts. You'll love piecing the elegant quilt blocks yourself or with friends in an ongoing block exchange. Each classic block is presented in four strikingly different quilts that will inspire hours of pleasurable stitching with your favorite reproduction fabrics. Enjoy the love of yesteryear's quilts and true friendship exquisitely stitched

The Care and Display of Historic Clothing (American Association for State and Local History)
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781538105924, isbn: 1538105926,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Wearable textiles hold their own stories of trade, manufacture and regionalism, just to name a few; they also tell a personal tale of the individuals who created our history. When we look at a piece of clothing, a coat, a dress, an undergarment, we see an item that is more personal, more closely related to the human body than nearly anything else it comes in contact with throughout the day. Garments can do far more for exhibitions and interpretation than merely providing a bit of color and

Vintage Feed Sacks: Fabric from the Farm (Schiffer Books)
By Miller
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mpn: 9780764326110, ean: 9780764326110, isbn: 0764326112,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
Feast your eyes on these fascinating fabrics! Cherished by America's farmers for years, cloth feed sacks are part of America's rural history and are now entering the marketplace as hot collectibles. Over 500 color photographs illustrate fabulous patterns on beautiful feed, sugar, flour, potato, corn meal, salt, rice, and even bank and lead-shot bags. Also presented are examples of the aprons, tea towels, and bonnets commonly created from these pretty printed textiles. This colorful,

Ladies of the Titanic Paper Dolls: 6 Ladies and 21 Authentic Costumes
By Paper Studio Press
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mpn: 1942490410, ean: 9781942490418, isbn: 1942490410,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Acclaimed paper doll artist Norma Lu Meehan has teamed up with fashion historian Randy Bryan Bigham to present a truly exceptional paper doll book honoring real women of the Titanic. Representing First Class are dolls and fashions for millionairess and suffrage advocate Margaret ''Unsinkable Molly'' Brown, film actress and commercial artist's model Dorothy Gibson, fashion writer and importer Edith Russell, and acclaimed fashion designer Lucy Duff Gordon (working under the name Lucile). Second

Fashionable Folks: Bonnets and Hats, 1840-1900
By Picture Perfect Press
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ean: 9780984845002, isbn: 0984845003,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective explores the history of toques and top hats, bowlers, and bonnets to add another dimension to understanding your family photographs Fanciful, frilly, and fascinating, women’s hats made a fashion statement. There were hundreds of choices available each season. And they came with names like Leghorns, Gainsborough’s, poke bonnets, and wide-awakes. Home factories produced trim and hats for milliners, while enterprising women raised small birds destined to be

The Classic American Quilt Collection: Wedding Ring
By Brand: Rodale Pr
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ean: 9780875966830, isbn: 0875966837,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Provides detailed instructions for making a variety of appliqued and pieced wedding ring quilts designed for all skill levels122 pages. Colorful photographs with detailed instructions and diagrams..

Graced by Lace: A Guide for Collectors of Antique Linen & Lace (Schiffer Book for Collectors with Price Guide)
By Schiffer Publishing
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ean: 9780764312694, isbn: 0764312693,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
The title of this book embodies the author's attitude toward the collection that she presents, using vivid photographs to guide the reader through centuries of lacemaking and embroidery. The author has traveled throughout Europe carefully researching the origin and history of the pieces presented. Information is separated into eight chapters: Lace Trim, Bridal Hankies, Fashion, Society Embroidery, Appenzell-work, Bed Linens, Table Linens, and Miscellaneous Lace and/or Embroidered Pieces. Each

Stewart Hunting (Waverley Genuine Scottish Tartan Notebook)
By Waverley Books Ltd
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mpn: map of Scotland, ean: 9781849344296, isbn: 1849344299,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
The Waverley Scotland Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks each with 176 pages (left blank, right ruled), acid-free, thread sewn, 80 gsm cream shade pages, are bound in genuine Scottish tartan cloth over board, with round cornered cover and book block corners, stained edges and a matching elastic enclosure. Each volume has a ribbon-marker and an expandable inner note holder made of cardboard and cloth, and removable booklet with background notes, with a Clan Map of Scotland, and with an

American Flight Jackets: A History of U.S. Flyers Jackets from World War II to Desert Storm
By Brand: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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ean: 9780764310652, isbn: 0764310658,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
This comprehensive look at the evolution of the American flight jacket from World War I to Desert Storm and addresses not only the types worn, but focuses primarily on the art and adornment applied to the jackets. The most colorful and creative period for flight jacket art was WW II, and it is this era that comprises a major portion of this book. Also covered are other military jackets used by flyers. This revised second edition includes a new section of jackets and period photos.Used Book in

Indian Cotton Textiles: Seven Centuries of Chintz From the Karun Thakar Collection
By imusti
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mpn: 200 colour, ean: 9781851498093, isbn: 1851498095,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
India has been at the heart of the global trade in textiles since ancient times, and cotton has been at the heart of the Subcontinent's economy for millennia. Indian dyed and painted cottons were admired in and traded to the Far East and the Mediterranean world for many generations before European interest in chintz created a new market. The trade in Indian cloth flourished due to the ability of its craftsmen to create a multitude of detailed and expressive patterns with strong and fast colors.

The Book of Fine Linen
By imusti
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mpn: 43171-585818, ean: 9782080135575, isbn: 2080135570,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
A visual tribute to the elegant world of heirloom household fabrics, from the white linen cloth of ancient Egypt to the rainbow-hued coverlets of today. This lively text introduces heirloom household fabrics, their use, manufacture, embellishments, and care, as well as the infinite variety of fibers and materials used. The author explains how they serve as both unusually revealing testaments of the history of daily life and quintessential examples of the weaver’s craft, often so magnificently

Spinning Wheels and Accessories (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Brand: Schiffer Publishing
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ean: 9780764319730, isbn: 0764319736,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
Collectors, antiques dealers, and textile tool lovers will rejoice: Pennington and Taylor are back with another great book about spinning wheels, including over 350 color photos to illustrate their painstaking research. Their emphasis is the American spinning wheel from 1775-1900, with substantial sections on fancy European wheels and the accessories that textile tool collectors crave. Special sections are devoted to Shaker wheels, patent wheels, and famous makers. In addition, there is

Victorian and Edwardian Fashions from "La Mode Illustrée" (Dover Fashion and Costumes)
By Dover Publications
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mpn: Over 200 black and white illustrations, ean: 9780486297118, isbn: 048629711X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Over 1,000 illustrations, meticulously reproduced from rare issues of renowned fashion magazine, present a striking array of women’s fashions from 1860 to 1914: elegant evening and dinner gowns, stylish daywear, wedding ensembles, bathing costumes, mourning clothes, cycling outfits and much more; plus detailed renderings of shoes, hats, parasols, and other accessories..

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