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Textile & Costume eBooks

If you like Textile & Costume eBooks, then you'll love these top picks.
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  • Release

    by Beth Kery ...
    For fans for Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. A sexy, thrilling erotic romance from the New York Times ebook bestselling author of the Because You Are Mine series and The Affair.Genny loved her husband Max, but something was missing - a sexual charge that was instead ignited by his business partner, Sean. He was ruggedly handsome, with a heart-stopping smile and a slow, sexy New Orleans drawl ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Chiffon Trenches

    ‘Honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion’ Manolo BlahnikDiscover what truly happens behind the scenes in the world of high fashion in this detailed, storied memoir from style icon, bestselling author and former Vogue creative director André Leon Talley.During André Leon Talley’s first magazine job assisting Andy Warhol at Interview, a fateful meeting with Karl Lagerfeld began ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Threads of Life

    A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

    by Clare Hunter ...
    **SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** **RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK** **WATERSTONES SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE MONTH****'An astonishing feat'Christina Patterson, Sunday Times'An inspiring and moving sideways look at history'Eithne Farry, Sunday Express**An eloquent blend of history and memoir, Threads of Life is an evocative and moving book about the need we all have to tell our story.From poli... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Golden Thread

    How Fabric Changed History

    ** A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK **'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR'A charming, absorbing and history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear, from ruffs to spacesuits . . . I devoured this quietly feminist book' SUNDAY TIMES'Joyful and beautiful' NATURE**'Will make you rethink ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Secret Lives of Colour

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.'Simon GarfieldThe Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Anna

    The Biography

    by Amy Odell ...
    'Fascinating' Sunday Times'Deeply sourced and rich with anecdotes' The Times**'Like a nonfiction version of The Devil Wears Prada' Elizabeth Day**'Odell's extensive reporting dredges up a wealth of delightful details' New York TimesThis definitive biography of Anna Wintour chronicles the steep climb of an ambitious young woman who would, with singular and legenda... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Vivienne Westwood

    Vivienne Westwood is one of the icons of our age; fashion designer, activist, co-creator of punk, global brand and grandmother; a true living legend. Both her name and brand are recognised the world over, whilst at home in the UK she has attained National Treasure status as the nation's favourite fearless female icon.This is her story. Told for the first time in all its glamour and glory and with ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Fashionopolis

    The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes

    by Dana Thomas ...
    'A gripping blockbuster... Thomas researches meticulously and writes with simmering even-handed anger' TELEGRAPH.Fashionopolis is the definitive book on the cost of fast fashion, and a blueprint for how we get to a more sustainable future.Fashion has blighted our planet. Today, one out of six people on earth work in fashion, churning out 100 billion garments a year. Yet 98 percent of them do not ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Gods and Kings

    The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

    by Dana Thomas ...
    In Gods and Kings Dana Thomas, author of Deluxe, tells the story of how John Galliano and Alexander McQueen changed the face of fashionIn the first decade of the 21st century the fashion world was dominated by two very different but equally successful and turbulent figures. But, within twelve months, Alexander McQueen had committed suicide, and John Galliano had professionally imploded. Who was to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The New Beginnings Bridal Boutique

    The sparkling new uplifting romance about love and second chances

    by Kellie Hailes ...
    'You know for an owner of a bridal shop you're awfully cynical about marriage.'As the owner of a second-hand bridal boutique in the little village of Alfriston, Paige Alby has seen too many tear-stained owners bring in wedding dresses that signal collapsed dreams to believe in happily ever after. So being the maid of honour at her mother's fourth wedding isn't exactly something she's looking ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Diana Vreeland

    Empress of Fashion

    This, the first full-length biography of Diana Vreeland, portrays a fashion icon, a fearless innovator who as editor, curator and wit reinvented the way we think about style - inspiring designers, models, photographers and artists. Diana joined Harpers in 1936: during her time there and later as the editor-in-chief of Vogue, she launched Twiggys career, advised Jackie Kennedy, and enjoyed the full ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Great British Sewing Bee: Sustainable Style

    series The Great British Sewing Bee
    The BBC primetime series, The Great British Sewing Bee, is back.The companion book to the sixth series of this flagship BBC show, The Great British Sewing Bee: Sustainable Style accompanies sewers at all levels on their creative journey to reduce, reuse and recycle – ultimately creating their own considered closet.Starting with the essentials, sewers will learn how to maintain and care for their ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series: Adornments

    series The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series
    How to make amazing vintage necklaces, cardigans, slippers, gloves and more, all instructions included. Taken from Rosemary McLeod's amazing book With Bold Needle & Thread: Adventures in Vintage Needlecraft, the 10 patterns in this ebook come from women' s magazines of the 1930s to 1950s, recreated with a modern twist. Rosemary McLeod, bestselling author and expert on textile crafts, has written ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Dior by Dior

    The Autobiography of Christian Dior

    Translated by Antonia Fraser ...
    series V&A Fashion Perspectives
    Christian Dior rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Harry Potter: Knitting Magic

    by Tanis Gray ...
    series Harry Potter
    Introducing the first official Harry Potter knitting book—a deluxe guide to creating over 25 authentic Harry Potter knits based on the iconic films.Channel the magic of the Harry Potter films from the screen to your needles with the ultimate knitter’s guide to the Wizarding World. Featuring over 25 magical knits pictured in gorgeous full-color photography, this book includes patterns for clothing, ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • The Man Cave Book

    The Man Cave Book by Mike Yost and Jeff Wilser is a tribute to great and glorious man spaces and the craftsmen behind them. Complete with instructions and insights into creating your own unique refuge and shrine to beer, sports, and everything else that's right with the world, The Man Cave Book is an essential manual for any man cave enthusiast. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Farm At Black Hills

    An engaging woman-against-the-odds story about an entrepreneurial South Island sheep farmer. When Beverley Forrester’s beloved husband Jim died unexpectedly, not only did she have to deal with her grief, but she suddenly had a farm to run too. Although she had grown up in a farming family, she herself had trained and worked as an occupational therapist for many years. So there was a lot to learn ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • What to Knit: The Toddler Years: 30 gorgeous sweaters, cardigans, hats, toys & more

    Toddlers and young children are energetic, curious, enthusiastic - and messy! The 30 patterns in What to Knit the Toddler Years reflect this, allowing you to show their individuality whilst emphasising practicality and comfort, with advice on machine washable yarns. The chapters are divided into Rough & Tumble, which includes a comfy hooded jumper and roomy overalls, Neat & Nice, a lace panel ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Make & Mend

    The Japanese Art of Sashiko Embroidery-15 Beautiful Visible Mending Projects

    Make and Mend is an exquisite, full-colour guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, accessories and home textiles - requiring no special equipment other than a sewing needle and some thread!Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it can just as easily be used to create beautiful, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Slow Stitch

    Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art

    The pleasures to be had from slowing down can be many, with connections to sustainability, simplicity, reflection, and tuning into traditional and other multicultural textile traditions.Slow Stitch is a much-needed guide to adopting a less-is-more approach, valuing quality over quantity, and bringing a meaningful and thoughtful approach to textile practice.Claire Wellesley-Smith introduces a range ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Shocking Life

    The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli

    series V&A Fashion Perspectives
    Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) was one of the leading fashion ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Fabric Art Workshop

    Exploring Techniques & Materials for Fabric Artists and Quilters

    by Susan Stein ...
    A comprehensive source of all the newest and most popular fiber art techniques!This technique-driven book explores a wide range of new possibilities and materials available to fabric and journal artists. Each unique technique is presented with an inspirational, full-page photo of a fabric journal page. How-to steps with photos explore all the possible results from applying the technique. The ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Jewelry Making For Beginners: A Complete & Easy Step by Step Guide

    by Janet Evans ...
    "Jewelry Making For Beginners" is a text that not only highlights the basics of making various types of jewelry, it also goes just a bit further into the process without making it overwhelming for the beginner. The aim that the author has with this text is to inform and educate and make the overall process as easy as possible to execute. The individual that has no concept at all of what jewelry ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • How To Make Jewelry With Beads: An Easy & Complete Step By Step Guide

    by Janet Evans ...
    It's quite easy to make your own jewelry when you know how. After finishing this book not only will you be able to create unique and stunning jewelry designs with beads for yourself but for others as well. As you'll discover, to make jewelry with beads, you don't need any specialized skills or knowledge in metal work or power tools. If you really want to see your hobby flourish then learning the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD