Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands

Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knititng in the Peruvian Highlands

by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez Paperback | 144 Pages ISBN: 9780998452357 Winner of the 2017 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Silver Award.  Ten years after the publication of her seminal book Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands, twenty years after founding the iconic Center for Tradition Textiles of Cusco, Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez provides an inspirational new […]

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos: Textiles, Tradition, and Well-Being

Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos

By Joshua Hirschstein and Maren Beck Photography by Joe Coca Paperback | 224 Pages ISBN:9780997216899 Winner of the 2017 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for best travel book. What began as a couple’s backpacking adventure with their young sons in Southeast Asia transformed into a thriving fair trade business and a renewed […]

Traditional Weavers of Guatemala

Traditional Weavers of Guatemala

Traditional Weavers of Guatemala By Deborah Chandler and Teresa Cordón Photography  by Joe  Coca Trade Paperback | 152 Pages ISBN: 9780983886075 BUY IT TODAY: Winner of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for excellence in editorial content, photography, and design! Against the backdrop of Guatemala, this book presents portraits of artisans working in the ancient […]

Maya Threads: A Woven History of Chiapas

Maya Threads

By Walter (Chip) F. Morris,  Jr. and Carol Karasik, Photography  by  Janet  Schwartz Paperback | 224 Pages ISBN:  9780983886068 Winner of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for excellence in editorial content, photography, and design! Destined  to  be  the  definitive  guide  to  the  history,  meaning,  and  evolution  of  Chiapas textiles  from  pre-Columbian  royal raiment to  […]

Faces of Tradition: Weaving Elders of the Andes

Faces of Tradition

By Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez and Christine Franquemont, Photography by Joe Coca Paperback | 151 Pages ISBN: 9780983886044 A rare glimpse of Andean elders and their artisan textiles is captured in this stunning book. It vividly portrays dozens of ancient weavers and the landscapes they occupy in the Cusco region of the Andes. The book reveals […]

Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu: Folk Tales and Stories of Inca Life

Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu

By Elizabeth Conrad Van Buskirk, Paintings by Angel L. Callanaupa Alvarez Paperback | 112 Pages ISBN: 9780983886051 Andean village life is vibrantly depicted through folk tales, stories, and art in this compendium of South American culture with a special focus on the famous Andean practice of weaving and other textile arts.The stories and paintings exhibited […]

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