Books tagged: textiles

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Let's Wear a Kimono!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Long time ago, the Japanese used to wear kimono every day from early in the morning till late at night. They dyed and wove kimono fabrics by themselves. They especially prepared new kimonos for a New Year because observing a New Year is one of the most important events for the Japanese. Here, animals of the Japanese zodiac are going to celebrate a New Year with their favorite kimonos.
A Walking Tour of Danville, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Danville, Virginia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Murni's Very Personal Guide to Ubud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,640. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Roy Thompson said "Secrets of Bali is the best book about the island written and published since 1990 ...". This time I concentrate just on Ubud, the cultural heart of Bali, which is a must for visitors to Bali. I've lived all my life in Ubud and have been involved in tourism: restaurant, shops, textiles, art, accommodation and spa, so I am sharing some of my knowledge, including some pitfalls.
Introduction to Textiles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
An Introduction of Textile covers the intrinsic classification of the textiles, along with the physical analysis of fabric composition of different Textiles. This information is based on a systematic grouping of Textiles into different type, source or composition. It is followed with its summary, practical experiments for the students to practice, test your-self.
From Tattoos to Textiles, Murni's Guide to Asian Textiles, All You Need to Know…And More
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Apparel, costumes, & textiles, Nonfiction » History » Asian
From Tattoos to Textiles examines the evolution and meaning of Asian textiles from earliest times by reference to how they are made and the use to which they are put by tribal societies, particularly in Indonesia. There are references to ancient mythologies and photographs from the author's collection.
Emotional Geology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A passionate, off-beat love story set on the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Rose Leonard is on the run from her life. She takes refuge in a remote island community where she cocoons herself in work, silence and solitude in a house by the sea. But does Rose, with her tenuous hold on sanity, have the courage to say “Yes” to life and a new love, putting her turbulent past behind her?
The World of Silk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.