The Library has a large collection of books that guide you through the skills of sewing, patternmaking, weaving and more.
Find guides & books on fashion skills & techniques such as sewing, construction & patternmaking by searching the Library Catalogue.
Some useful keywords to search are:
Below are some books in the Library Collection which may be helpful guides for improving your sewing & patternmaking techniques.
Find books that guide you through fashion illustration and drawing by searching the Library Catalogue. Try a search such as:
Browsing for books on the Library shelves is also a great way to find books. You can quickly flick through the books you find to see if they cover the skills you want to learn.
Dewey Decimal Number: 741.2
This area will have books on: Drawing techniques, procedures, apparatus, equipment and materials
The LinkedIn Learning database has video tutorials for using software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, for fashion drawing and fashion design.
To find books on printmaking, look through the Library's collection of books.
Many of books are in print format on the Library shelves, so visiting the Library and browsing our book collections on the shelf is a great way to find the guides you need.
Dewey Decimal Number: 760
Books in this area cover: Printmaking & Prints
Search the Library Catalogue for book guides on printmaking materials & techniques.
Keywords to try:
Some books on prints that may be useful for providing a guide to the materials & techniques of printmaking.