ANNAN BILD AV LAPPLAND, EN (Another Picture of Lappland). En Bok om Konstvävnader

Author: Wiklund, Doris
Country: Sweden
Code: 5963
Language: Swedish
Year Published: 1999
No. of pages: 160
Illustrations: 122 Color Illustrations. 59 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10”x 8”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 95.00

This book is to inspire others to create their own textile pictures. Wiklund documents her time spent in Lappland, Sweden. She often went out into nature and painted with watercolors the nature surrounding her. From there she wove these pictures using different traditional techniques but also strayed from certain rules, using her imagination and creating new ideas. She gives advice on different weaving techniques and hopes the book will give inspiration for others to create their own unique patterns. Full color pictures included.

DET GAMLA LINNESKÅPET (The Old Linen Closet). Från Tuskaft till Damast

Author: Wiklund, Doris
Country: Sweden
Code: 5962
Language: Swedish
Year Published: 2004
No. of pages: 255
Illustrations: 211 Color Illustrations. 121 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10”x 7”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 125.00

A great book for individual weavers and textile artists. The book is full of of classic traditional patterns with easy instructions and numerous helpful illustrations for teaching oneself the technique. There are 123 different patterns for both beginners and advanced. Examples of beautiful patterns for place mats, table cloths, towels, table runners, napkins and much more. Full color pictures.

Gemzøe, Jette: GEMZØE. A Danish Textile Artist

Author: Jolander, Tine
Country: Denmark
Code: 4555
Language: English
Year Published: 2001
No. of pages: 95
Illustrations: 118 Color Illustrations. 27 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10 1/2”x 8”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 55.00

Jette Gemzøe has proved herself one of the most distinguished modern textile artists in Denmark. She has exhibited in museums all over the world, and her striking designs grace interiors of many significant buildings in Denmark. Her weavings radiate disciplined wildness and crisp poetry, and her recent monumental commissions in interior design exude a purity, as all superfluous elements have been stripped away. A lively portrait of a talented and uncompromising artist with an immense breadth of expression.

GULLBERG, ELSA: TEXTIL PIONJÄR (Textile Pioneer).

Author: Stavenow-Hidemark, Elisabet, Arthur Hald, and Barbro Hovstadius, et. al
Country: Sweden
Code: 3786
Language: Swedish
Year Published: 1989
No. of pages: 105
Illustrations: 7 Color Illustrations. 43 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8 1/2”sq
Weight: 1.00

Price: 29.50

Elsa Gullberg (1886-1984) is celebrated as an intellectual with artistic talent. Though she was a prolific artist, she was also a producer and theoretician. Because she was a self-made success, Gullberg is regarded with great respect as one of the strongest women in the 20th century. This book includes essays about her childhood, life, her innovative textile work including materials, colors, patterns, and techniques employed, as well as an explanation regarding both the domestic and international response to her work. Following these essays, the comprehensive illustrated catalog of 176 entries has sections devoted to her Swedish handicrafts from 1907-17, furnishings from the 1920s, embroidery, rugs, pictorial weavings, tablecloths, woven textiles, and printed textiles - a great modernist.

JACK LENOR LARSEN: CREATOR AND COLLECTOR.

Author: Larsen, Jack Lenor; McFadden, David Revere; et al
Country: England
Code: 6006
Language: English
Year Published: 2004
No. of pages: 190
Illustrations: 149 Color Illustrations. 4 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 11 1/2” x 10”
Weight: 3.00

Price: 49.50

“Widely considered a master of twentieth-century textile design, world-renowned designer Jack Lenor Larsen has also collected the crafts of world cultures and related contemporary art for the last fifty years. The synergy between his design and his collecting is the subject of this stimulating book, which offers insights into Larsen’s artistic vision and the nature of creativity itself. Over forty years of Larsen’s most innovative textiles are juxtaposed with the treasures that helped to inspire them” -Jack Lenor Larsen “Creator and Collector”