Creative Rug Hooking

Creative Rug Hooking

Book - 2002
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"All kinds of rugs fill these pages.as blueprints for ideas;...as illustrations for certain textural points; and. as companions of four styles of color and texture. Tips come in all shapes and content. "--Booklist

If you've longed to make truly personalized rugs, the knowledge and inspiration found within these pages are unmatched. Top artisans have added technically innovative methods to this traditional craft and the results are visually stunning. Using many magnificent examples of finished works, from landscapes to whimsical animals to flowers and fruits, a longtime rug hooker shows how to incorporate alphabets and adapt patterns and borders, deleting what you don't want and substituting what you like. Play with texture and color, following the tips of four unique craftswomen. Put the guidance on stitching, designing, and developing a style to work instantly, on 10 original projects, plus sample alphabets, all created by these creative professionals.

If you’ve longed to make truly personalized rugs, the knowledge and inspiration found within these pages are unmatched. “All kinds of rugs fill these pages—at the front of the book as blueprints for ideas; sprinkled throughout...as illustrations for certain textural points; and in one chapter as companions of four styles of color and texture. Tips come in all shapes and content, such as three ways to fashion human and pet eyes. The stories ...fit in seamlessly.”—Booklist. “It’s a real treasure.”—Crafts Magazine.


Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., 2002
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780806975474
0806975474
Branch Call Number: 746.74 MATHE
Characteristics: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

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junquessa
Mar 11, 2011

Very interesting book. This one really gets my enthusiasm going for rug hooking. Might buy this later!

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