Official Newsletter   •   November 1, 2021

New Books at Lacis

The most exciting titles we're carrying this winter

There simply wasn't enough room in our usual monthly newsletter for all these exciting books. Handsomely producted & hot off the presses, these make perfect holiday gifts for the beloved costumer, crafter, and reader in your life.

Sneak a peek at the cover of Silk!
This book doesn't come out til mid-November, but we just couldn't wait to show it off to you...

English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Angelicanum
by Clare Browne, Glyn Davies, M. A. Michael  •  YA53  •  $35.00

"V&A exhibition exploring a selection of the most outstanding examples of English medieval embroidery. Featuring surviving examples of exquisite craftsmanship, it revealed the artistic skill of the makers and the world in which they were created."

Knitting for Radical Self-Care
by Brandi Cheyenne Harper  •  HA62  •  $25.00

"A bold approach to style and personality through ten projects and a guide to living."

The Pocket: A Hidden History Of Women's Lives
by Barbara Burman and Ariene Fennetaux  •  YA52  •  $25.00

"No stone left unturned in these lost stories. Worn under the skirt by duchesses and washerwomen alike, they enabled women to negotiate their relationship to consumption and the complexities of life."

Tudor Fashion
by Eleri Lynn  •  YA51  •  $35.00

"The captivating story of Tudor dress, its construction and symbolism, and the people who made and wore it."

Tudor Textiles
by Eleri Lynn  •  YA54  •  $35.00

"The extravagance of court fashion and decor in this survey of the Tudor period and its love affair with textiles. A record of wealth, taste and power."

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