'With its sumptuous cloth cover and more than 1,000 colour images of historical and contemporary textiles, this fascinating journey through the history and meanings of textiles cannot fail to impress'
'As good as it gets … a wonderful resource and reference book … this wonderfully illustrated book is a rich visual feast … clear and thought-provoking'
'Can be picked up often as a reference, an inspiration, or for personal refreshment … an extraordinary accomplishment that pays tribute to this field and its practitioners'
Surface Design Journal
'The writer’s knowledge of the field and her practical experience of making are evident throughout … a sumptuous - and well-writtendesign resource aimed at inspiring textile art and design of the future'