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Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers
By Lesley Jackson

Edinburgh Weavers was one of the most important textile companies of the twentieth century. Alastair Morton, visionary art director of the company, commissioned a remarkable series of textiles from leading British artists. This study traces his wide-ranging career and records the history of Edinburgh Weavers and the glorious textiles it produced.


Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers
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Knitting
By Sandy Black

In this fascinating book, Sandy Black charts the development of knitting, from domestic handcraft to one of the most sophisticated computer controlled textile production processes used in high fashion. With stunning new photography, Knitting draws on the V&A's superlative collection of knitted fashions and artefacts.


Knitting
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Quilts 1700-2010
By Sue Prichard

This groundbreaking book documents the fascinating history of quilt and patchwork production. The hidden histories and personal narratives of some of the most evocative objects in the V&A's collection are revealed in this lavishly illustrated book.


Quilts 1700-2010
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Toiles de Jouy
By Sarah Grant

Toiles de Jouy' has become the catch-all term for the delightful printed cottons preferred by the aristocratic elite in eighteenth and nineteenth-century France. This title introduces the design, dyeing, and printing processes that created these textiles, and their role in interior decoration and clothing.


Toiles de Jouy