Textile Fiestas of Mexico (Paperback)

A Traveler’s Guide to Celebrations, Markets, and Smart Shopping

By Sheri Brautigam

Thrums Books, 9780996447584, 120pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2016

List Price: 24.95*
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Description

Winner:
2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Silver, Travel

This book, geared to independent-minded travelers, presents the most safe and accessible regional markets and artisan events in Mexico, with an emphasis on finding the finest quality traditional textiles and shopping ethically. Where and when to go, how to get around, what to look for at each location, how to judge quality—it’s all here, with abundant photographs and common-sense advice.


About the Author

Sheri Brautigam has worked as a textile designer in San Francisco, as an English Language Fellow for the US Embassy in Mexico, and as a serious collector and purveyor of fine indigenous textiles from Mexico and other parts of Latin America. She sells collector-quality textiles through her online shop, Living Textiles of Mexico, and writes a blog, www.livingtextilesofmexico/wordpress.com


Praise For Textile Fiestas of Mexico: A Traveler’s Guide to Celebrations, Markets, and Smart Shopping

"Textile Fiestas of Mexico is a carnival for the senses, inviting travelers to explore the world of traditional and handmade textiles and crafts in many parts of Mexico." —Nancy Lorraine, Midwest Book Review


"Whether you want to go to a tempting textile sale in Michoacán, an indigenous market in Oaxaca, or a fair in the state of Chiapas, her new book will get you to some of the top textile venues in Mexico." —Christina Potters, mexicocooks.typepad.com