Search the library catalog here.
If you can't find a book on your specific topic, don't give up! Here are a few things to try:
Don't forget to use the table of contents, index, and bibliography. These are the ORIGINAL search engines!
Browsing is a great way to get to know library collections. You can start in the catalog, or in the "stacks" (shelves) of the library.
Here are a few key areas for Textiles:
N: Visual Arts
NK: Decorative Arts
NK2775 - NK3296.3: Rugs, carpets, tapestries
NK8800 - NK9595.5: Textiles (history, exhibition catalogues, etc)
TS1300 - TS1865: Textile industry
TT: Handicrafts, arts and crafts
TT490 - TT695: Clothing, dressmaking, tailoring (Apparel/Fashion books are here; Machine Knitting is TT 680)
TT699 - TT854: Sewing, needlework, embroidery, knitting, quilting, weaving, textile printing, dyeing
Browse through these examples, and try some of your own subjects by using the drop-down box in the catalog.