These new books have been added to the collection over the summer vacation. Hover over a book’s image to see where it can be found on the shelves.
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New books on display until 13th July
More new books for those interested in textiles are currently on display on the 2nd Floor of Llandaff Library.
Four more titles in the Batsford Series:
Another extraordinary and very specialised book is on display –Complete Pleats by Paul Jackson: Pleating Techniques for Fashion Design and Architecture, which also comes with a DVD featuring 23 videos of pleating techniques.
Check the library catalogue Metsearch for more details or to reserve any books. These will be on display until June 14th after which time they can be borrowed
Batsford publications: Text in Textile Art by Sara Impey, Mark-making in Textile Art by Helen Parrott, New Ideas in Fusing Fabric by Margaret Beal and Stitch draw by Rosie James are new additions to Cardiff Met’s library.
They are currently on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff Library.
All books are on display until Monday 16th May after which time they can be borrowed. Items can be reserved by using the library catalogue METSEARCH.
These new books are on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff Library until Wednesday 13th April. If you would like to read more about them, or place a reservation, follow the links to the library catalogue METSEARCH
In 1764, British Customs confiscated a book containing hundreds of silk samples of different qualities from French agents who were attempting to sell them illegally in London. The merchant’s sample book acquired in 1972 by the V & A may be this very book, a fascinating record of the eighteenth-century French and English silk industries and their commercial practices…
…follow the link to the library catalogue to read more about this beautiful book.
Print is an exciting and dynamic area of design, with new analogue and digital technologies opening up a wealth of creative possibilities for designers in textile and non-textile media. Witty, hyperreal and luxurious print designs are being used by fashion designers and in interiors, while artists are harnessing the technology in their work to stunning effect. This showcase of the best printed textiles from around the world is divided into three key areas: fashion, interiors and art.
These are on display until 17th February.
These new books are currently on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff library. Follow the links to the library catalogue for more information or to place a reservation. Available to borrow from 24th June.