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Printed Textiles
Printed Textiles
Written by Linda Eaton, Preface by Mary Schoeser, Photographed by Jim Schneck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933933
Our Price: $85.00
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Printed Textiles
British and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850
Written by Linda Eaton
Preface by Mary Schoeser
Photographed by Jim Schneck


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $85.00

The Winterthur Museum’s richly illustrated history of British and American fabrics made or used from 1700–1850 is a visual reference for designers and a definitive contribution to textile studies.
 
From slipcovers that belonged to George Washington, to bedhangings described by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Delaware’s Winterthur Museum holds some of the... Read more >
Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Written by Heather Audin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812418
Our Price: $12.95
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints at both the story of the particular household in which it was  produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Clerical Vestments
Clerical Vestments
Written by Sarah Bailey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812210
Our Price: $12.95
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Clerical Vestments
Ceremonial Dress of the Church
Written by Sarah Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $12.95

Churches up and down the United Kingdom have some remarkable collections of the most exquisitely embroidered clothing which are part of our hidden heritage. Our cathedrals hold in their treasuries some of the most beautiful textile pieces ever produced in Europe and beyond. There is a whole fascinating history to these... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Clerical Vestments
Ceremonial Dress of the Church
Written by Sarah Bailey


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $7.95

Churches up and down the United Kingdom have some remarkable collections of the most exquisitely embroidered clothing which are part of our hidden heritage. Our cathedrals hold in their treasuries some of the most beautiful textile pieces ever produced in Europe and beyond. There is a whole fascinating history to these... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Bridal Fashion 1900-1950

Written by Kathleen York


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

From homespun to haute couture, the dresses worn by American brides in the first half of the twentieth century had myriad influences. In Bridal Fashion 1900–1950, living-history expert Kathleen York takes readers on an elegant journey back in time, marking the changes that economics, popular culture, and even politics have made to... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Bridal Fashion 1900-1950
Bridal Fashion 1900-1950
Written by Kathleen York
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812005
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Bridal Fashion 1900-1950

Written by Kathleen York


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

Throughout history, brides have wanted to look special on their wedding day. Usually, what they wear is representative of women's clothing at the time, and as times change, so do the fashions. Bridal fashions are no exception. Living history expert Kathleen York examines the bridal fashions of early twentieth-century America in... Read more >
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Buckles

Written by Gillian Meredith
Illustrated by Alan Meredith


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

The humble buckle is an oft-taken for granted fastening, yet its usefulness and sturdiness has ensured that it has survived from ancient times through to the present day. The author provides a comprehensive typology of buckles, from the earliest designs to the most recent uses. With detailed records of the types... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

Written by Sarah Downing


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The broader Regency period 1795 to 1820, stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history, unlike anything that went before it. For the first time England became a fashion influence, especially for menswear, and became the toast of Paris, as court dress became secondary to the season-by-season flux of fashion... Read more >
Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen
Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen
Written by Sarah-Jane Downing
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807674
Our Price: $12.95
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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

Written by Sarah-Jane Downing


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

The broader Regency period 1795-1820 stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history unlike anything that went before or after. It was the most naked period since Ancient Greece and before the 1960s, and for the first time England became a fashion influence, especially for menswear, and became the toast... Read more >
Samplers
Samplers
Written by Rebecca Scott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807063
Our Price: $19.95
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Samplers

Written by Rebecca Scott


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $19.95

Samplers have a long history in Britain and the United States, dating from the sixteenth century. They were originally a collection of patterns gathered together for easy reference to be used in embroidery and needlepoint lace. But they later developed into a schoolgirls' exercise, and today they are more often used... Read more >
The Silk Industry
The Silk Industry
Written by Sarah Bush
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804406
Our Price: $11.95
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The Silk Industry

Written by Sarah Bush


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $11.95

Silk was first developed in ancient China as early as 2600 BC and over the centuries to follow it gradually spread first to South East Asia and then to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe along the silk route, becoming established in England in the fourteenth century. The early centers... Read more >
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
Written by Melody Fortier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744044
Our Price: $18.95
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The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops
Written by Melody Fortier


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2009
Price: $18.95

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... Read more >
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Buckles
Buckles
Written by Gillian Meredith, Illustrated by Alan Meredith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806912
Our Price: $12.95
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Buckles

Written by Gillian Meredith
Illustrated by Alan Meredith


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $12.95

The humble buckle is an oft-taken for granted fastening, yet its usefulness and sturdiness has ensured that it has survived from ancient times through to the present day. The author provides a comprehensive typology of buckles, from the earliest designs to the most recent uses. With detailed records of the types... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Museum of Kitschy Stitches
The Museum of Kitschy Stitches
Written by Stitchy Mcyarnpants
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741111
Our Price: $15.95
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The Museum of Kitschy Stitches

Written by Stitchy Mcyarnpants


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $15.95

A Fashion Tour-de-Farce!
 
Welcome to The Museum of Kitschy Stitches, the astonishingly awful collection of the finest knitting and crocheting horrors the twentieth century has to offer. From hideous hats and gender-bending sweater sets to a set of bonus patterns that will bring the kitsch home, this gallery of notorious... Read more >
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