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Textiles: Books

Here you can find some useful books if you are studying an HE Textiles course.

The Key books sections shows some books that will be useful for your course and New books shows some of the recent additions to our collection. Click on them to see them in the catalogue to find out more details about them or see if they are available to borrow.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number.  See below to see the important numbers for Textiles.

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key print books

Textiles of the middle east

Textiles of the middle east

Shelfmark:

 

677.0956 SUL

Digital Textile Printing

Digital Textile Printing

Shelfmark:

 

677.38 CAR

Digital Jacquard Design

Digital Jacquard Design

Shelfmark:

 

677.6160285 HOL

Embellished  - new vintage

Embellished - new vintage

Shelfmark:

 

746 NUC

Slow Stitch

Slow Stitch

Shelfmark:

 

746 WEL

Felt & Stitch

Felt & Stitch

Shelfmark:

 

746.0463 MAC

Textiles of Mankind

Textiles of Mankind

Shelfmark:

 

746.09 SCH

Woven Textile Design

Woven Textile Design

Shelfmark:

 

746.14 SHE

Machine Stitch

Machine Stitch

Shelfmark:

 

746.44028 KET

New books in stock

The golden thread

The golden thread

Shelfmark:

 

677 SAI

Collage ideas book

The textile reader

Shelfmark:

 

677 TEX

Shoddy

Shelfmark:

 

677.312 SHE

pressive sketchbooks

Expressive sketchbooks

Shelfmark:

 

741.2 WEL

The fabric of civilization

The fabric of civilization

Shelfmark:

 

746 VIT

Cultural threads

Cultural threads

Shelfmark:

 

746.01 HEM

Fabric

Fabric

Shelfmark:

 

746.028 RHO

Alexander McQueen unseen

A companion to textile culture

Shelfmark:

 

746.09 HAR

Pattern design

Stitching the self

Shelfmark:

 

746.4 FOR

Queering the Subversive Stitch

Queering the Subversive Stitch

Shelfmark:

 

746.4 MAC

Useful e-books

Digital Textile Printing
Embroidery stitches step by step
Machine Stitch
The Royal School of Needlework book of embroidery.
Sustainable fashion and textiles
The Library is in The David Hockney Building
On the Second Floor
To find books
Browse the shelves
Or search the catalogue
For help ask at the desk.

Finding books in the Library

These are the main shelf marks numbers for books on Creative Media

If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

Shelf Mark

Subject

306

Culture

338.4768

Textile Industry

391

Costume

646.4

Sewing

677

Textile Science

701.85

Colour in Art

709

Art History

745.4

Principles of Design

746

Textiles

746.1

Weaving

746.43

Knitting

746.44

Embroidery

746.46

Patchwork

746.6

Printing & Dyeing

747

Interior Decoration

748

Furniture

746.09-099

Textile History

746.2 - 3

Lace & Tapestry