Gift Guide for the Pattern Book LoverInspiration
For the pattern book lover out there, make room on your shelf for a few more favorites. Here’s a selection of titles that are on our wish list this year.
- Native Funk & Flash – Out of print until recently, this overview of embroidered fashion from the 1970s is inspirational and mind blowing. Craft and creativity collide!
- Corresponding with the V & A’s exhibit, The Fabric of India captures the making and use of textiles from this region.
- This recently released tome highlights fashion designer Thea Porter’s flowing gowns and prints created during her heyday in the 1970s.
- The Pattern Source Book offers a visual guide to styles and techniques of textile designers over the last century. Historical and modern designs are paired together for comparison and contrast.
Any other titles you’d recommend?