PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, neither of these books can be listed on my Bookshop page. However, if you’d like to support independent bookstores in general, you can do by supporting Bookshop.org. You can read more about my support of Bookshop.org here. Last week I mentioned that I’d follow up with a couple of specialist fashion books…
Another formative influence. I learnt about the elements and principles of design whilst studying, but it took several years for me to track down the source. The quantity of exercises and interdisciplinary nature of this book make it a must-read for me.
Translations such as drop repeats and reflections relate to the details, textures or images that make up a pattern. Tessellations refer to the geometric plan of the pattern as a whole.
Is it possible to think of zips as a lifestyle choice rather than an essential part of women’s/femme clothing? I think it is. What do you think?
The drop repeat is the most widely used method of tessellation symmetry in knitting and crochet. It can occur along a vertical axis – when most textile books will refer to it as a ‘drop’ repeat – or a horizontal axis, when it can also be referred to as a brick repeat.
A very short but sweet post to let you know that, as of next week, I’ll be posting on a fortnightly schedule.