Valerie Campbell-Harding

Valerie Campbell-Harding (1932-2006) was an experimental textile designer and author of 24 books [http://www.librarything.com/author/campbellhardingvaler/] . She was born in Canada in 1932 and died in England in 2006. She founded the Computer Textile Design Group in 1996 [http://www.ctdg.co.uk/mag_archive/nl59/val_view.htm/] , a group whose focus was the application of computer technologies to textiles. Campbell-Harding was also editor and frequent contributor to the "Design IT" magazine.

Published works

*"Textures in embroidery", 1977
*"Patchwork: no.1", 1978
*"Faces and Figures in Embroidery", 1979
*"Patchwork: no.2", 1981
*"Strip Patchwork", 1983
*"Every Kind of Patchwork", 1984
*"Flowers and Plants in Embroidery", 1987
*"Weaving with ribbon", 1987
*"Machine embroidery : stitch techniques", (co-authored by Pamella Watts) 1989
*"Fabric painting for embroidery", 1990
*"Bead Embroidery" (co-authored by Pamella Watts), 1993
*"Starting to Stitch Creatively", 1994
*"Goldwork", (co-authored by Jane Lemon and Kit Pyman) 1995
*"Textile Artistry", 1996
*"Machine Embroidery", 1997
*"Machine Embroidery: Stitched Patterns", 1997
*"Beaded tassels, braids & fringes", 1999
*"Layers of Stitch" , 2001
*"Celtic Embroidery", 2002
*"Celtic Inspirations for Machine Embroiderers" (co-authored by Maggie Grey), 2003
*"Edges And Finishes In Machine Embroidery", 2004
*"Stitch, Dissolve, Distort with Machine Embroidery", (completed by Maggie Grey after Campbell-Harding's death), 2007

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