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FLEET LIBRARY | Research Guides

Rhode Island School of Design

Repair and Design Futures

Textiles | Wintersession 2019 Instructors: Christina Kim, Nina Shishkina | Librarians: Marc Calhoun, Erin Perfect, Ellen Petraits

INDIVIDUAL PUBLICATIONS

Aesthetics of the familiar: everyday life and world-making
Encyclopedia of world dress and fashion

Findings : the material culture of needlework and sewing (ebook)

Fray: art and textile politics
Geometry of hand sewing
Guide to basic garment assembly for the fashion industry
Hemp: American history revisited: the plant with a divided history (ebook)

Kantha: recycled and embroidered textiles of Bengal
Mending Matters: stitch, patch, and repair your favorite denim & more
My Life with Things: the consumer diaries
Natural Dyes : sources, tradition, technology and science
Rebecca Ringquist's Embroidery Workshops : a bend-the-rules primer
Repair: the impulse to restore in a fragile world
Rethinking Repair (Steven J. Jackson) in Media Technologies (ebook)

Scraps: fashion, textiles, and creative reuse
Subversive Stitch: embroidery and the making of the feminine
Waste and Want : a social history of trash

ZINES
Fix your clothes : the sustainable magic of mending, patching, and darning
Good fibrations : a DIY textile guide with ecology in mind

The mender’s companion


SUBJECT HEADINGS / TOPICS
Clothing and dress-remaking
Indigo

Japanese aesthetics
Needlework-equipment and supplies
Sewing-equipment and supplies

RESEARCH GUIDES & THEMATIC COLLECTIONS
Art & design research
Ethics in art & design research
Art & activism - book collection
Social practice - book collection
Sustainability in art & design - book collection


RECOMMENDED DATABASES
Artstor

Berg Fashion Library
Credo Reference Collection
Design & Applied Arts Index
Oxford Art Online - textile repair
Textile Technology Complete