Layered Textiles

Author: Kim Thittichai
Publisher: B T Batsford Limited
ISBN: 1849940088
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Demonstrates how to create layered textile artwork using such materials as newspapers, wires, sprays, and paints, with product descriptions, instructions for different techniques, and examples of artwork from different artists.

Transparent Art

Author:
Publisher: Stampington & Company
ISBN: 0971729654
Release Date: 2005-10
Genre: Handicrafts


Manus Machina

Author: Andrew Bolton
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 9781588395924
Release Date: 2016-05-02
Genre: Photography

Manus × Machina (“Hand × Machine”) features exceptional fashions that reconcile traditional hand techniques with innovative machine technologies such as 3-D printing, laser cutting, circular knitting, computer modeling, bonding and laminating, and ultrasonic welding. Featuring 90 astonishing pieces, ranging from Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s iconic tweed suit to Karl Lagerfeld’s 3-D-printed version, and from Yves Saint Laurent’s bird-of-paradise dress to Iris van Herpen’s silicone adaptation — all beautifully photographed by Nicholas Alan Cope — this fascinating book is an exploration of both the artistry and the future of fashion.

Featuring interviews with Sarah Burton (Alexander McQueen), Hussein Chalayan, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli (Valentino), Nicolas Ghesquière (Louis Vuitton), Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough (Proenza Schouler), Iris van Herpen, Christopher Kane, Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel), Miuccia Prada, and Gareth Pugh.

The Sewing Book

Author: Alison Smith
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781405340786
Release Date: 2009-02-02
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The ultimate sewing bible for beginners, students and seasoned stitchers wanting to perfect their skills Whether you want to make soft furnishings, clothing or just do alterations this is the book that everyone interested in sewing needs. Follow step-by-steps and master every technique you’ll ever need; from machine-stitching a buttonhole and attaching a collar, to altering patterns and building a basic sewing kit. Every hand and machine stitch and technique is clearly shown and easy to follow, guiding you through every move. Follow 25 stylish projects, for the home and to wear, which will enable you to take your sewing skills to perfection. Plus, get properly kitted out; close up photographs of hand and machine tools show you the best equipment for the job and guarantee you know exactly how to use it. Tucks, pleats, hems, darts, edges, pockets, buttonholes, zips – whatever you want to sew find out how.

Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook

Author: J. Michael Farr
Publisher: Jist Works
ISBN: 1593573227
Release Date: 2006-08-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Job seekers, students, and others doing in-depth career research can access information on nearly 8,000 jobs in one current, convenient book.

Graduate Studies

Author: Careers Research and Advisory Centre (Cambridge, England)
Publisher:
ISBN: 0860211339
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Research


Housecraft

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: CORNELL:31924066649785
Release Date: 1969
Genre: Home economics


The Complete Book of Creative Scrapbooking

Author: Murdoch Books Staff
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1740455606
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Handicraft

Offers a treasure trove of ideas, techniques and projects for scrapbookers who have already mastered the basic skills, and can use this guide to build on their expertise. Step-by-step projects cover embossing with enamels, paint effects, working with various materials; includes 24 sheets of templates, stencils etc.

The Prop Building Guidebook

Author: Eric Hart
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240821382
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Performing Arts

This text lays the groundwork for an artisan to determine what materials and techniques to use to build props for theatre, film and TV. Walking the reader through the various tools and techniques used in historical and contemporary prop-making, the author presents a process for deciding the materials and methods to build any prop.