Books

Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textiles
by Leanne Prain (Arsenal Pulp Press, October 2014)

The art of storytelling through textiles, exploring the many ways in which narrative can be expressed through cloth and needle. Strange Material explores the relationship between handmade textiles and storytelling.

HoopBook Cover for Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery by Leanne Prainla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery
by Leanne Prain (Arsenal Pulp Press, September 2011)

Hoopla showcases those who take the craft of embroidery where it’s never gone before, in an astonishing, full-color display of embroidered art.

Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti book coverYarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti
Co-authored Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain (Arsenal Pulp Press, September 2009)

The definitive guidebook to covert textile street art. This full-color DIY book features 20 kick-ass patterns that range from hanging shoes and knitted picture frames to balaclavas and gauntlets, teaching readers how to create fuzzy adornments for lonely street furniture.

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