Paperback: 422 pages
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang (August 29, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 1.6 x 8 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
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I purchased this book for the swatch collection and I have been rewarded with a great collection .. The book is well done and was sent over night as per my specific need.. I recommend this to anyone in the fashion world of design....
This book is more for interior decorator or a fabric designer. I'm an artist/illustrator and it wasn't exactly what I needed.My opinion : pictures could be more clear. More variety of fabrics /designs would be nice."How many swatches of vertical stripes do you need"?
A fantastic and broad selection of photographed swatches in true color. You can clearly see the nap of the fabrics, the fibers in the case of the woolens and and in some the photography is so perfect you could even do a threat count if so inclined. The photography is first rate even on antique fabric where the tones are subtle and muted. I would very highly recommended this book as an additon to your fashion reference library.
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