Wrap your mind – and some wrapping paper – around this remarkable range of recently-published books about textiles. Make the textile tribe members on your holiday list very happy or add to your own library of ideas. All are available via Amazon.com link, inside, which gives back to SDA at no cost to you.
Get up to speed with the latest in digital printing via SDA Member KathyAnne White’s books & videos. Let her imagination-expanding resources take your surfaces to new – and alternative – places. And if you’ve been considering self-publishing, let her tell you how she did it – and why. It’s all here!
Re-view or – view anew – images from a book that has inspired several generations of outrageous fashion statements plus a few controversies. See the vest that a Balenciaga designer was busted for knocking off. Let author Alexandra Hart introduce you to the new 3rd edition, now being used as a textile book for “counter-couture”.
Mickie’s BACK! Enjoy her latest crop of juicy links picked from her textile-centric travels throughout the World Wide Web. Sample links to a year in Japanese textiles, a UK lace spectacular, exemplary work by 2 SDA members, some tasty tapestry….and more.
Now you can take 2 “workshops” with American Shibori Master Ana Lisa Hedstrom – at your convenience in your own home / studio. After years of being asked to document her creative process and exploration of arashi shibori, smocking and stitched resists, she’s finally made it available on 2 videos. Find out more, in her own words, here.
In 2010, artist Anne Wilson invited participation in an interactive public art project that explored both past and present of textile history in Knoxville, Tennessee. Let Surface Design Journal Editor Marci McDade give you access to this ambitious and thoughtful installation via her review of the exhibition catalog.
Best-selling “World of Rozome” book by American master of Japanese wax resist Betsy (now Kiranada) Sterling Benjamin is out of print – but no matter. You can study with her via CD with bonus material added. Or get her instruction on Ro-kata, or wax stencil resist, from her latest DVD. It’s all here!
This go round, Mickie serves up hot links to international yarnbombers, Mobilia Gallery’s textile-rich database, V&A’s delectable video channel featuring edgy toile – plus favorites from Hand/Eye online magazine. And don’t miss far-flung quilts of many colors. Let Mickie hook you up, here!
Artist/arts writer Karen Searle gives an overview of Jiyoung Chung’s first book about her signature technique of joomchi, the Korean paper-making process. Preview a few of the book’s spectacular gallery of images here!
Let Studio Art Quilt Associates Executive Director (and SDA member!) Martha Sielman be your guide on this tour of contemporary art quilts that explore the beauty of the natural world – as well as the creative process of the maker. First in a series by Lark Books.