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From Fiber to Fine Art

By: Salmon, Larry, Kvaraceus, Catherine, and Kiernan, Matthew X.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Museum of Fine Arts: 1980

Seller ID: 045779

ISBN: 0878461930

Condition: Very Good


Edited by Judy Spear. Published on the occasion of the exhibition July 30 - September 28, 1980. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean bright 64 page brochure. From the collection of the costume designer Colin Lavers and with his name/date to a prelim. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Sign of Satyridae (In het Teken van Satyridae) (SIGNED COPY)

By: Schat, Anneke

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Holland, De Brink: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 059123

ISBN: 9021672618

Condition: Near Fine


Published to mark the occasion of the author's exhibition at the Singer Museum in Laren, the Netherlands, from 9 April to 21 May 1995. Clean, glossy copy, in a d/w, with text in English and Dutch. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with an inscription, in Dutch, to her brother. View more info

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Enteren op de Wind : Bridging the Wind

By: Schat, Anneke

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Holland, De Brink: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059124

ISBN: 9021671913

Condition: Near Fine


Published to mark the occasion of the author's exhibition in Museum Van der Togt, Amstelveen from 6 May to 12 June 1994. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 112 pages. Text in English and Dutch. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Artificial Silks

By: Trotman, S. R. And Trotman, E. R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Charles Griffin & Co: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034962

Condition: Good +


With 80 illustrations. Describes the manufacture, properties, bleaching, dyeing and finishing of the different kinds of commercial artificial silks from the point of view of the student who has already acquired a knowledge of chemistry. Clean, bright copy in red boards showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 274 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Designing and Decorating Clothes : Designing and Planning Clothes, Dress Decoration and Ornament

By: W. I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1930

Seller ID: 064736

Condition: Very Good


Studies a fascinating subject and one that gains in interest and significance on closer acquaintance. The longer one studies it, in fact, the greater are the possibilities that suggest themselves and the better becomes one's technique of expression. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square booklet - 52 pages including 10 examination questions. View more info

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Decorative Stitches and Trimmings: Embroidery and Decorative Stitches Ribbon and Fabric Trimmings

By: W. I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, USA, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064737

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication offering a wealth of suggestive possibilities, giving the foundation principles of every type of hand-work. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - 64 pages including 10 examination questions. View more info

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Harmony in Dress

By: W. I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, USA, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064738

Condition: Good


1930s publication that suggests there is an open road that leads to individual expression in dress and the assurance that comes from correct clothes, correctly worn. Small tear to p8 and some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet with an attached, fold-out chart. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Underwear and Lingerie : Parts 1 & 2

By: W.I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, USA, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1930

Seller ID: 064735

Condition: Very Good


Covers all forms of intimate apparel, giving the standard and varieties of each type of garment and explaining in detail the principles of making. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square booklet - 55 pages including examination questions. View more info

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Sewing Materials

By: W.I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1923

Seller ID: 064740

Condition: Very Good


1920s publication for women covering the development of textiles, cotton, linens, wool, silk and laces. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - 50 pages including 46 b/w illustrations. View more info

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Principles of Tailoring

By: W.I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064741

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which covers the essentials of tailoring, tailored seams and plackets, tailored buttonholes, buttons and trimmings, and tailored pockets. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - 50 pages including 10 examination questions to the rear. Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Laundering and Dry Cleaning

By: W.I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064742

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which offers advice on keeping one's clothes fresh and unspotted - divided into sections on home laundering (68 pages) , and dry cleaning (54 pages). Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Children's and Maternity Garments

By: W.I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064743

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which offers convenient solutions to the problems of the baby's and mother's wardrobes. Divided into two sections - Maternity and Infants' Garments, and Children and Misses' Garments. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Dressmaking, Trimming, Finishing

By: W.I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1928

Seller ID: 064744

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which shows the finishing secrets to producing smart, perfect-fitting garments. Divided into two sections: - Perfection in Details (62 pages) & Dressmaking Finishes and Trimmings (60 pages) Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

By: W.I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064745

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which shows the thrifty woman the means of repurposing her outfits through various methods. Divided into four sections Dyeing (38 pages) Remodeling (46 pages) The Upkeep of Clothing (22 pages) and The Budget (126 pages). Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Sewing for Profit

By: W.I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064746

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which is replete with the information a woman going into business needs. Divided into two sections: - The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop (60 pages) and Specializing in Sewing (86 pages). Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Tailored Garments

By: W.I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences:

Seller ID: 064747

Condition: Very Good


1930s publication which describes how to master the skill of making tailored garments. Divided into two sections: - Tailored Suits, Coats and Capes (for women) (74 pages) and Garments for Men and Boys (47 pages). Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Cutting and Fitting

By: W.I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1928

Seller ID: 064748

Condition: Very Good


1920s publication which covers the steps of cutting and fitting clearly and plainly, in order to have perfectly finished items of clothing. Divided into four sections: - Cutting, Foundations for Fitting, Fitting and The Dress Form. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Home Sewing

By: W.I.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1928

Seller ID: 064749

Condition: Very Good


1923s publication which offers a practical guide to home sewing. Divided into 4 sections: - Embroideries and Findings; Mending; Household Sewing (including table linen, bed linen, cushions and curtains) and Definitions of Useful Terms. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy booklet - Illustrated with b/w photographs & diagrams View more info

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Werner Wunderlich : Eine Fotografische Hommage, 1950 - 1990

By: Wach, Gerlinde & Ley, Andreas

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Munchen, Germany, Rolf Michael Doster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045797

Condition: Very Good


Clean, large format hardback in a d/w. Text in GERMAN. 160 glossy pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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What You Wear Can Change Your Life

By: Woodall, Trinny; Constantine, Susannah

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028972

ISBN: 0297843567

Condition: As New


Accompanies the new BBC1 TV Series. Light signs of storage to the price-clipped d/w. 337 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info