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Black, Heather

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Advice from an award-winning modern quilt designer about how to tackle designing, planning, piecing, quilting, and finishing a quilt that is all yours. The book includes instructions for three of Heather's modern quilts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing 2021

Schoeser, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.0942 SCH

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page One Publishing Pte. 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 Yoshimoto

Hill, Wendy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C&T Pub. 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 HIL

Summary: Retailers go to great lengths to ensure the garments they sell live up to certain standards of quality-anything less would mean returned purchases and the risk of losing repeat business. This program shows technicians conducting a variety of performance and physical-wear tests on fabrics. Jackets are assessed for waterproofing, breathability, windproofing, and warmth. Tee-shirts that promise to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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St. Clair, Kassia

Summary: From colorful 30,000-year-old threads found on the floor of a Georgian cave to the Indian calicoes that sparked the Industrial Revolution, The Golden Thread weaves an illuminating story of human ingenuity. Design journalist Kassia St. Clair guides us through the technological advancements and cultural customs that would redefine human civilization—from the fabric that allowed mankind to achieve...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.09 ST C

Summary: Cut-price garments not meant to last for more than a year or two make up nearly half the clothing market, resulting in a rising tide of textile waste. This program profiles clothing designers who are turning consumer demand for green products into fashion trends. The Junky Styling team searches thrift shops for vintage fabric which it then uses to create outfits for their high-profile...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: A new generation of industrial materials may change how we think about textiles. Many components of airplanes, including the wings, are already made using carbon fiber composites-a type of technical textile-and the ability of a Formula One racing car to crumple upon impact rather than crushing its driver is due to the properties of these materials. This program examines the construction of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What wheat is to bread, cotton is to textiles. But the "white gold" that has lined the coffers of cloth manufacturers for centuries has also brought about economic and environmental harm. This program examines the global impact of cotton production and its effect on vulnerable populations. Viewers learn how pesticides, insecticides, and irrigation systems used to grow cotton have increased...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Computerization has taken fabric-printing to new levels, allowing for more designs, more colors, and softer fabrics, all at a lower cost. This program explores technological advances in printing and dyeing, giving viewers a detailed look at flat-bed, carousel, roller-screen, and transfer methods of producing patterns on cloth. Digital color-matching, use of an atmospheric jet machine for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: If the average consumer only knew the mind-boggling process behind the yarn in a sock or sweater! This video illustrates yarn production methods and the various properties of woven and knitted fabrics. It explores the reasons for twisting yarns, discusses S and Z twists and plied yarns, and shows fibers being prepared for spinning as well as finished slivers. Students witness fancy yarn...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Koepke, Peter

Summary: Every season, designers from fashion, home furnishings, textiles, graphic arts, and paper-product industries seek inspiration from patterns to bring their collections to life. Many of these designers - including Beacon Hill, Boden, Calvin Klein, Clinique, Colefax & Fowler, Lululemon, Nike, Oscar de la Renta, Pottery Barn, and Target - look to the Design Library, the world's largest archive of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 KOE

Summary: Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing has replaced the old-fashioned screen process of transferring designs onto fabric, giving textile artists more flexibility while reducing overhead costs. In this program designers at RA Smart demonstrate how CAD and CAM technology is used for joining, engraving, printing, and cutting fabrics. The video also investigates computer-aided...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Touring Issey Miyake's design studio and factory as well as spotlighting his garments on the runway, this program presents a total look at one of the world's leading fashion designers. Half innovation, half invention, Issey's use of pleats and twists has opened up a whole new world of possibilities in fabric by exploiting texture and wrinkles. The process of folding and twisting the fabrics by...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: While human technology has produced a range of useful fibers, the world of textiles continues to value nature's magnificent materials. This video introduces students to the differences between natural and synthetic fibers, then divides the first category into animal, vegetable, and mineral. A range of protein-based fibers are discussed, including their herd-animal sources and the methods by...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Get your students ready to sew! This video covers safety in the sewing lab, notions for sewing, hand-sewing basics, and an introduction to the sewing machine. Sewing projects include a pillowcase, fleece hats and mittens, a tote bag, name pennants, pillows, and other easy projects from Haan Crafts and To-Sew. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yankee Books 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 639.9 Bradl

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.9 PRO

Summary: Learning to sew is as simple as reciting the ABCs with this easy-to-follow demonstration. Viewers learn to begin sewing projects with a positive attitude and to buy all fabric and notions before starting a project. They see the importance of checking supplies on hand and collecting all tools and equipment before beginning to sew. These basic sewing principles help viewers select a pattern, use...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Depending on the scale of production, manufacturers use different techniques to make garments, as this program shows. Viewers meet a "cool Britannia" tailor who constructs men's suits by hand as well as a designer using CAD technology to create sportswear-and both methods provide a custom fit. The video also goes inside a textiles factory to compare large-scale batch production with smaller-run...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Clarke, Duncan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.0967 Clark

Dunnewold, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fiber Studio Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 DUN

Summary: This video can be used for step-by-step sewing, beginning with a trip to a fabric store where the viewer will learn to select a pattern, appropriate fabric, and notions required to make a basic skirt and blouse. This includes taking one's measurements to determine pattern size, making minor pattern adjustments for fit, and selecting essential sewing equipment. Construction techniques...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Layout, Cutting, and Marking is a thirteen-minute video which is part of the series, Clothing Construction.This series covers all the basics of sewing machines, clothing construction, and essential fibers. From start to finish, now you can provide clear instruction for your students to lay out and alter patterns, create clothes, and fit and construct hems, seams, zippers, or pockets to complete...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: If your students don't know a seam ripper from a seam gauge, this video is a perfect place to start teaching the skills needed for sewing by hand. All of the basic tools of the trade are identified, including measuring instruments, tracing wheels and paper, fabric markers, scissors and shears, needles, ballpoint and sharp pins, basting tape, pin cushions, thimbles, irons, pressing cloths, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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