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The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping: Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping: Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops
By Quirk Books
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ean: 9781594744044, isbn: 1594744041,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
A Modern Guide to Vintage   Vintage clothing offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack stuffed with Little Black Dresses? Vintage-clothing dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the entire process so you’ll know just what to look for, what to avoid, and what to pay. The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping shares insider tips for evaluating quality, selecting problem-free pieces, ensuring the perfect fit and silhouette, and caring for your


The American Quilt: A History of Cloth and Comfort 1750-1950
The American Quilt: A History of Cloth and Comfort 1750-1950
By Potter Style
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ean: 9780517575352, isbn: 0517575353,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
The most important, comprehensive, and sumptuously illustrated addition to the literature of quilting since i1Quilts in America. Most of the book's 250 stunning full-color quilts have never before been published. With them as a reference, Kiracofe shows us how to read a vocabulary of fabrics, dyes, patterns, and other clues to put quilts in their social and cultural context. Full-color photographs..


Alexander Girard Designs for Herman Miller, 2nd Revised & Expanded (Schiffer Design Book)
Alexander Girard Designs for Herman Miller, 2nd Revised & Expanded (Schiffer Design Book)
By Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780764315794, isbn: 076431579X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Among the great designers at Herman Miller in the 1950s and 1960s, Alexander Girard enhanced Eames' and Nelson's furniture with innovative textiles. As head of Herman Miller's Textile Division since it was formed in 1952, he designed some of the most colorful and exciting fabrics available anywhere. He also designed the 25-piece Girard Group of modern furniture, and the 40-item series of Environmental Enrichment Panels for Action Office 2. Girard's unmatched folk art collection adorned Herman


The Apron Book: Making, Wearing, and Sharing a Bit of Cloth and Comfort
The Apron Book: Making, Wearing, and Sharing a Bit of Cloth and Comfort
By Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing LLC
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mpn: 9780740761812, ean: 9780740761812, isbn: 0740761811,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Aprons are back! After more than 30 years in the attic, aprons are making a splashy comeback in a happy convergence of nostalgia, pop culture, and contemporary fashion.Vintage aprons and modern designs are turning up in movies, magazine spreads, upscale shops, and hip retail venues like Anthropologie, whose trendy line of aprons is selling as fast as they can stock them. The Apron Book is an infectiously enthusiastic guide to aprons, old and new, that are suddenly everywhere.Aprons take us back


Jo's Little Favorites II: A Classic Collection of 15 Small Quilts
Jo's Little Favorites II: A Classic Collection of 15 Small Quilts
By That Patchwork Place
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ean: 9781604688405, isbn: 1604688408,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Popular author, Moda Fabrics designer, and small-quilt expert Jo Morton returns with another collection of favorite patterns that you'll be delighted to stitch. Whether you have a handpicked collection of reproduction fabrics just waiting to shine or want to discover new favorites, you'll love sewing and displaying each pretty little patchwork gem!Decorate your home with little quilts--artfully styled photos will inspire youImprove your accuracy with Jo's tips for precise patchwork


Indonesian Textiles at the Tropenmuseum
Indonesian Textiles at the Tropenmuseum
By Ingramcontent
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ean: 9789460223907, isbn: 9460223907,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
The Tropenmuseum Amsterdam houses about 12,000 textile objects that were collected over a period of 160 years. The majority of the objects were amassed during the time that Indonesia was a Dutch colony, the former Netherlands-Indies. This study presents the collection and the stories of the makers and users of the fabrics as well as those of the collectors who brought them to the Netherlands, who have studied and exhibited them. The textiles originate from all over the archipelago, from Aceh on


Four Centuries of Quilts: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
Four Centuries of Quilts: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300207361, isbn: 0300207360,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
An exquisite and authoritative look at four centuries of quilts and quilting from around the world Quilts are among the most utilitarian of art objects, yet the best among them possess a formal beauty that rivals anything made on canvas. This landmark book, drawn from the world-renowned collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, highlights the splendor and craft of quilts with more than 300 superb color images and details. Fascinating essays by two noted scholars trace the evolution of


Guide to Lace and Linens
Guide to Lace and Linens
By Antique Trader Books
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ean: 9780930625894, isbn: 0930625897,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
This book offers a process that will allow anyone with a good eye and a magnifying glass to determine what kind of lace they have, and its current value. Large, detailed photographs accompany step-by-step instructions in lace identification. Learn the secret codes of lace and linen terms and what to look for to determine when to save or sell a valuable piece..


Dry-Me-Dry: The Untold Story of the 'Amazing 3 Fibre Towel'
Dry-Me-Dry: The Untold Story of the 'Amazing 3 Fibre Towel'
By BookBaby
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ean: 9781543934076, isbn: 1543934072,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
MODERN GRAPHICS ON FABRIC SO REVOLUTIONARY, IT'S PATENTED. In the 1930s, Alabama textile firm West Point Manufacturing Company came up with a groundbreaking dish towel fabric that combined cotton and linen with rayon, a relatively new fiber. Dubbed ''Martex Dry-Me-Dry: The Amazing 3 Fibre Towel,'' the patented blend became famous among American homemakers for its lint-free absorption and speedy evaporation. In the 1950s, Martex Dry-Me-Dry dish towels got a facelift from industrial designers


Quilts in Everyday Life, 1855-1955: A 100-Year Photographic History
Quilts in Everyday Life, 1855-1955: A 100-Year Photographic History
By Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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ean: 9780764342165, isbn: 0764342169,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The history of quilts, their makers, and usage is an important part of our country's heritage presented here in full detail through 330 vintage photographs. Books on quilt history have, to date, included only a few photos of quilts. This in-depth collection, most of which has never been seen before, date from 1855 to 1955. Each vivid image provides commentary on quilting specifics, photography, costume, and American cultural history, especially toward the end of the 19th and early 20th


Stars of the Caucasus: Silk Embroideries From Azerbaijan
Stars of the Caucasus: Silk Embroideries From Azerbaijan
By Hali Publications Ltd
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ean: 9781898113591, isbn: 1898113599,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
First book on the subject of antique Azerbaijan silk embroideries Contains previously unpublished research and previously unseen materialBy a selection of world-leading experts and scholarsPublished on the occasion of an important international loan exhibition at The Azerbaijan National Museum in Baku, this multi-author book is much more than a mere catalog. Containing previously unpublished research and a wealth of previously hidden material from museums and private collections around the


Jo's Floral Album: An Artful 9-Block Sampler Quilt
Jo's Floral Album: An Artful 9-Block Sampler Quilt
By That Patchwork Place
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mpn: B1439, ean: 9781604688962, isbn: 1604688963,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Stitch spectacular blocks featuring beautiful blossoms, twining vines, luscious berries, and other motifs that define traditional Album quilts. Make blocks one after another, or set a relaxed pace and sew just one block each month. By year's end, you'll have a breathtaking quilt to display, give, or save as a family heirloom.Follow Jo's student-tested instructions for back-basting applique (no freezer paper or templates needed) and discover how Jo achieves applique perfection. From materials


Isle of Skye: Waverley Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook (Waverley Scotland Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks/Gift/stationery/plaid)
Isle of Skye: Waverley Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook (Waverley Scotland Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks/Gift/stationery/plaid)
By Interlink Pub Group
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mpn: WS1409IS, ean: 9781849344180, isbn: 1849344183,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
This Isle of Skye genuine tartan cloth notebook has 176pp of 80gsm cream paper, with left page plain, right page ruled. With a ribbon marker, an expandable inner note pocket, elastic enclosure, a leaflet about the history of tartan, and a colourful bookmark with a brief history of the Isle of Skye tartan. Cloth supplied by tailors and kilt makers Kinloch Anderson. Comes in a light plastic wrapper bag. Scientists, thinkers and writers in the Scottish Enlightenment used 'commonplace notebooks' to


Robertson: Waverley Genuine Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebook (Waverley Scotland Tartan Cloth Commonplace Notebooks/Gift/stationery/plaid)
Robertson: 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: 9781849344135, isbn: 1849344132,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
This Robertson genuine tartan cloth notebook has 176pp of 80gsm cream paper, with left page plain, right page ruled. Cloth supplied by tailors and kilt makers Kinloch Anderson. With a ribbon marker, inner note pocket, elastic enclosure, history of tartan leaflet, and colourful bookmark with a brief history of the Robertson tartan. Presented in a clear bag. Scientists, thinkers and writers in the Scottish Enlightenment used 'commonplace notebooks' to record thoughts and ideas. Many British


American Quilt Treasures: Historic Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum
American Quilt Treasures: Historic Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum
By That Patchwork Place
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ean: 9781604688917, isbn: 1604688912,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Delve into a beautifully photographed exploration of the spectacular colors, rich textures, and treasured traditions of 65 of America's most remarkable quilts, each hand-selected from the permanent collection at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, the largest public collection of quilts in the world. Each quilt is a precious historic heirloom in its own right, highlighted in stunning, color-saturated photos. You'll be inspired by the beauty, workmanship, and artistry of America's


Fancy Dresses Described: A Glossary of Victorian Costumes
Fancy Dresses Described: A Glossary of Victorian Costumes
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486814254, isbn: 0486814254,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
The Victorians adored fancy-dress parties: what better way to escape the rigidity of social conventions than to spend a festive evening disguised as Cleopatra, a Swiss milkmaid, or Alice in Wonderland? Well-to-do party-goers of the era consulted Fancy Dresses Described, an elaborate guide to hundreds of glorious costumes. The book was so popular that it was updated several times; this is the sixth and final edition, originally published in 1896. Time has transformed it into an important


Timeless Halloween Collectibles: 1920 to 1949, a Halloween Reference Book from the Beistle Company Archive with Price Guide (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
Timeless Halloween Collectibles: 1920 to 1949, a Halloween Reference Book from the Beistle Company Archive with Price Guide (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
SKU: #2279531
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sku: 2279531, ean: 9780764321467, isbn: 0764321463,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
The definitive reference guide for vintage Halloween collectors looking for accurate information on each piece, as well as for designers looking for the best in Halloween graphics. The collectibles showcased span what some people consider the ''Golden Years'' of Halloween production--1920 through 1949. You'll be charmed by the artwork of the many invitations shown and wonder how a host ever survived without the myriad party helps. Dozens of die cut items have graphics so vivid they almost jump


Jo's Little Favorites: Timeless Quilts from Scraps and Fat Quarters
Jo's Little Favorites: Timeless Quilts from Scraps and Fat Quarters
By That Patchwork Place
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ean: 9781604687392, isbn: 1604687398,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Easy to start, even easier to complete! Top-selling designer of reproduction fabric Jo Morton makes creating small quilts almost effortless with expert techniques for accurate piecing and helpful tips on choosing and using fabric. Discover how to display small quilts in your home with Jo's advice for incorporating quilts into your personal decorating scheme. What will you do with all the little quilts you'll make?Fans of Jo Morton's fabric designs will love this curated collection of her


Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period
Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period
By Brand: Harry N. Abrams
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mpn: 9780810925083, ean: 9780810925083, isbn: 0810925087,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Looks at floral, geometric, conversational, ethnic, and art movements and period fabric designsUsed Book in Good Condition.


Victorian Tea Time Paper Dolls
Victorian Tea Time Paper Dolls
By Paper Studio Press
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mpn: 1942490321, ean: 9781942490326, isbn: 1942490321,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
You are invited to take tea with the elegantly gowned grand paper doll ladies of the Victorian era. The formal ritual of afternoon ''high tea'' lends itself to glorified gowns worn by the hostess and her guests. Each page in this fantastically detailed book illustrates the dramatically changing silhouette of Queen Victoria's long reign from crinoline hoopskirts to bustles and on to leg-o-mutton sleeves. The lavish gowns are presented in splendid Tea Party period settings, gloriously illustrated



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