Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe

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Product Details

Price
$24.99
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
7.4 X 1.0 X 10.4 inches | 1.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780764356506
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About the Author

Deb Brandon is a respected textile artist and enthusiast, a writer, and a speaker. She is a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, and is also a member of WARP (Weave A Real Peace).

Reviews

"Fun, full of surprises, and a valuable contribution to understanding a wide range of cultures, something sorely needed in this ever more conflicted world. Written in bite-sized chapters, with stunning photography . . . recommended for textile lovers and world travelers alike." --Deborah Chandler, author of Traditional Weavers of Guatemala and Learning to Weave
"Amplifies the thread that connects all fans of cloth-making together, while offering a deep sense of place." --Liz Gipson, author of Weaving Made Easy and host of the Yarnworker School of Weaving
"Once in a while, a book comes along that reminds us why textiles are so integral to human endeavors. This is a book to savor." --Sara Lamb, weaver and author of Spin to Weave
"Deb Brandon is a lover of textiles and it shows in this personal textile journey of a broad range of techniques from around the world and the people who master them." --Jane Patrick, Creative Director of Schacht Spindle Company
"A global tour marked by depth, insight, and intrigue . . . a gift for textile enthusiasts and for the future." --Linda Ligon, Founder of Interweave Press and Director of Thrums Books