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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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Handcrafted Maine
By Katy Kelleher

Intimate profiles of creative Mainers at the forefront of the mindful making movement, from weavers to potters, a painter to an architect, a boatbuilder to a leatherworker, cheesemakers to lobstermen


Handcrafted Maine
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Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000
By Roderick Kiracofe

A visually stunning collection of quilts that introduces a new chapter in the fascinating history of American quiltmaking.


Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000
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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
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The Craft and Art of Clay, 5th edition
By Jan Peterson and Susan Peterson


The Craft and Art of Clay, 5th edition
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Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book
By Gretchen Hirsch

A much-anticipated guide from one of the most popular and charismatic sewists/bloggers of the 21st century, featuring modern updates of the dress styles of the 40s, 50s, and 60s, plus an illustrated to guide to all of the techniques needed to create them today


Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book
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Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms
By Kaffe Fassett and Liza Prior Lucy

An inside look at the design process of quilt expert Kaffe Fassett, plus new quilt patterns and needlepoints


Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms
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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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Guitar Making
By William R. Cumpiano and Jonathan D. Natelson

Hailed by Guitar Player magazine as "perhaps the finest book on guitars ever produced," and by Booklist as "a Rolls Royce of construction guidebooks," this impressive volume is the first book of its kind to describe in depth how both steel-string and classical guitars are actually designed and built.


Guitar Making