Fibre Guide

The following guide provides resources on the topic of Fibre including books, databases, journals, search terms and external web links.


African Wax Print Textiles

746.0966 G877

Textiles of Japan

746.3952 M981

The Indian Textile Sourcebook

746.0954 F761

Entangled: Threads and Making

746.39 E611

Sarah Sze at The Fabric Workshop and Museum

709.2 S997A

Sonia Gomes

746.3981 G633

5000 Years of Textiles

746.09 T355 2010

Vitamin T: Threads and Textiles in Contemporary Art

746.09 V837



Image database featuring a range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one place.

Art, Design and Architecture Collection

A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts.

Art Source

Art research database covers a broad range of subjects from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design.


American Craft

Applied Arts


Textile: The Journey of Cloth and Culture

Search Terms

Browse Catalogue

Applique Fibre art Textile art
Block printed textiles Fibrework art installations (Art) Textile artists
Colour in textile crafts Natural dyes Textile design
Dyes and dyeing Needlework Tie dyeing
Embroidery Shibori Wall hangings
Fabric pictures Soft sculpture Weaving
Fancywork Tapestry  

Web Links

Commercial Pattern Archive

Transmaterial - Fabric

Textile Hive

Craft in America : THREADS

Bamboo Canvas : Textiles

Met Museum Costume Institute Collections

Europeana Fashion

Google Arts & Culture + The Arts


Cotton Textile Resources


Resource for visual arts.