BRODERI MED FANTASI (Embroidery with Imagination).

Author: Ruff, Rikke
Country: Denmark
Code: 3672
Language: Danish
Year Published: 1996
No. of pages: 60
Illustrations: 31 Color Illustrations. 14 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8 1/2”sq
Weight: 1.00

Price: 19.50

Embroider your favorite fish, reptile or insect - a beautifully illustrated book with very specific illustrated instructions - includes three-dimensional embroidery. It is easy even if you do not understand Danish.

BRODERIKUNST OG PRYDSØM (The Art of Embroidery and Decorative Hems). En Liten Historisk Oversikt (A Small Historical Overview)

Author: Aase Bay Sjøvold
Country: Norway
Code: 2596
Language: Norwegian
Year Published: 1976
No. of pages: 50
Illustrations: 59 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9”x 7”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 14.50

This book provides an overview of the art of embroidery and cloth ornamentation, from very early examples in the Middle Ages, including details from the Bayeux tapestry and altar cloths, the finest, most detailed embroidery on linen and silk from the 1500s, traditional embroidery from the 19th century, and embroidery in the Japanese style from the beginning of this century. The book also features a section with very clear drawings that illustrate how to embroider some traditional designs.

BYGDEDRÄKTER (Rural Folk Costumes). I Västmanslands Län (In the County of Västmanland)

Author: Reimerson, Anna Karin
Country: Sweden
Code: 5458
Language: Swedish
Year Published: 1998
No. of pages: 112
Illustrations: 45 Color Illustrations. 6 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10”x 5 1/2”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 49.50

Presented here are twenty different traditional Swedish costumes from the West. The first one was documented being used in 1913 and the last one in 1996. Each costume is described in detail from head to toe and included is the accesories that go with it. The book describes how fashion and social structure has lead the costumes to change and develop. Accompanied by photographs that the show the wonderful detail as well as the nature of the costume.


Author: Reenberg, Holger
Country: Denmark
Code: 7133
Language: English/Danish
Year Published: 2014
No. of pages: 102
Illustrations: 44 Color Illustrations. 24 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 13”x 9 1/2”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 49.50

On 4 October 2014 HEART – Herning Museum of Contemporary Art presented the museum's first-ever design exhibition. Clash – Counterculture in Fashion presented groundbreaking designs by major fashion designers, transforming social tension and aggression into aesthetic design creations. Audiences could view works by world-famous designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Maison Martin Margiela, Comme des Garçons, and Hussein Chalayan, all shown side by side with designs by emerging talents from the Danish design schools: VIA University College, TEKO Design + Business, Design School Kolding, and The Royal Academy of Fine Art's School of Design.


Author: Talley, Charles S.
Country: Sweden
Code: 0293
Language: English
Year Published: 1982
No. of pages: 200
Illustrations: 146 Color Illustrations. 20 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2”x 8 1/2”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 29.50

A very informative and beautifully illustrated book in color showing the works of textile artists/weavers from all 5 Nordic countries including a survey of each country in addition to individual artists from Norway: Synnøve Anker Aurdal, Hannah Ruggen, Kjell Mardon Gunvaldsen and Gro Jessen. Sweden: Elisabet Hasselberg-Olsson, Sandra Ikse,Elsa Agelii. Finland: Dora Jung, Maija Lavonen and Kirsti Rantanen. Denmark: Jette Gemzøe,Jette Nevers and Helle Kåstrup-Olsen. Iceland: Ragna Robertsdorttir, Asgerdur Buadottir and Gudrun Audunsdottir.