The Stumpwork, Goldwork and Surface Embroidery Beetle Collection Jane Nicholas, Milner Craft Series, Sally Milner Publishing, Bowral, Australia, 2004

A History of Costume in the West Francois Boucher, London, Thames and Hudson, 1967

Medieval Clothing and Textiles, Volume 2, Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2006.

The Cut of Women’s Clothes 1600 – 1930, Norah Waugh, Theatre Arts Books, New  York, ISBN 0-87830-026-0

A HIstory of Hand Knitting, Richard Rutt, Loveland, Colorado, Interweave Press, 1987. ISBN 0934026351

Indigo From Seed to Dye, Dorothy Miller, Indigo Press, Santa Cruz, California, 1999. ISBN 0-9604060-1-8