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Textile Products Books

 
An Introduction
Today textile is used in making of innumerable products be it bags, awnings, tents, umbrellas or inflatable boats. Special fabrics are now made for these myriad varieties of products. Books listed in this section are not only helpful in telling what fabrics are suitable for which product but also in identifying the latest trends and demands of the market.
 
 

The Complete Canvasworker's Guide
The Complete Canvasworker's Guide
By : Jim Grant

This revised and updated second edition of the book contains step-by-step approach to constructing a variety of attractive and functional gear of boats for both, beginners and professionals. The author not only explains the use of canvas made of cotton but also of todays commonly used canvas made of synthetic fibers, such as acrylic, polyester, or nylon.
Promowear
Promowear

Promowear is a book which include information on the promotional-products industry. It mainly include dynamic apparel and related products categories.
Laverne: Furniture, Textiles, and Wallcoverings
Laverne: Furniture, Textiles, and Wallcoverings
By : Michael Krzyzanowski, Krzyzanowski

' Laverne' is the documentary of the success of the artists Erwine and Edwina Laverne who started their modest printed textiles and wallpaper business in New York City and went on to develop the award-winning textile designs. The book has illustrated photographs, original catalog pages, and advertising pictures. It is particularly useful for graphic designers, vintage collectors, and interiors specialists.

Building the Greenland Kayak
Building the Greenland Kayak
By : Christopher Cunningham

The book is a step-by-step guide to building a lashed-frame, fabric covered sea kayak mainly for use by the hobbyists. It also includes plans for a low-volume version designed for Eskimo rolling, an especially stable version for children, and discussions of kayaking equipment, paddling, and rolling techniques.
101 Fabulous Fat-Quarter Bags
101 Fabulous Fat-Quarter Bags
By : M'Liss Rae Hawley

The book contains projects for making small and large purses, totes, and zippered pouches with embellishments. It also includes a gallery of 101 bags to inspire designer originals. It also has a separate chapter on handles and closures.
Soft Surfaces: Visual Research for Artists, Architects, and Designers
Soft Surfaces: Visual Research for Artists, Architects, and Designers
By : Judy A. Juracek

' Soft Surfaces' is a collection of over 1,200 high-quality color images of traditional and innovative textiles for interior and exterior applications such as window treatments, upholstery, awnings, tents, and floor coverings. It is particularly meant for architects, interior designers, textile professionals, theatrical and film designers, illustrators, and graphic designers. It also includes interviews with professionals about their use of visual research in their work. It is available in print and on CD-ROM.

Upholstery: The Complete Guide to Professional Results
Upholstery: The Complete Guide to Professional Results
By : Malcolm Hopkins

The book teaches the long lasting traditional upholstery skills from the most basic techniques and gradually building up a working knowledge of the various methods for making any type of chair. The reference section of the book contains a guide to fabrics, tools, springs, and fillings.
New Upholstery
New Upholstery

'New Upholstery' is the guide for beginners, design students, and professionals who want create beautifully upholstered furniture. It instructs upholsterers on selecting from today’s innovative and vibrant fabrics—including finishes and trimmings, and other tools and materials. It includes 18 projects with color photographs.
Making Leather Purses & Totes
Making Leather Purses & Totes
By : Lisa Galvin

The book contains projects for making leather bags that can easily be made by anyone. The projects have been explained through step by step instructions and photographs. It also teaches different ways to tool, brand, punch, cut, stitch, glue, and embellish leather, and to add other hardware, such as clasps and latches.