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A Lifetime Of Rug Hooking

Author : Doris Eaton
ISBN : 1551098466
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 61. 53 MB
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A Lifetime of Rug-Hooking features over 80 of Doris's rugs in spectacular detail, complete with the inspiration and materials behind their creation. With a foreword from Nova Scotia rug-hooker and artist Deanne Fitzpatrick, A Lifetime of Rug-Hooking is a marvelous visual tour through the works of an influential folk artist.

Inspired Rug Hooking

Author : Deanne Fitzpatrick
ISBN : 155109780X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Working from twenty years' experience as a rug hooker, studio owner, and teacher, Deanne Fitzpatrick shares her sources of inspiration, work habits, ideas about creativity and design, and hepful guidelines for creating beautiful, expressive rugs. Practical suggestions for hooking houses, landscapes, seasons, stories, and people are accompanied by the artist's insight into tapping creativity and learning how to make art from life. Tips for choosing colours, experimenting with texture, preparing a backing, transfering a design, and achieving realistic depictions are interspersed with passages on artistic inspiration and process. Best of all, over 80 striking colour photographs of the author's own projects and techniques provide readers with excellent reference points for turning their own experiences into magnificent rugs.

Hooking Animals

Author : Judy Carter
ISBN : 9781881982937
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Create one-of-a-kind hooked rugs of your favorite wild animal or family pet using either wide- or fine-cut wool strips. • Tips from an accomplished rug hooking designer and teacher on how to design an animal hooked rug and how to translate that design into a finished creation • Techniques for hooking hair, fur, feathers, and scales • How to hook eyes, ears, and noses • How to capture an animal's personality in wool

Hooked Rug Portraits

Author : Anne-Marie Littenberg
ISBN : 9781881982807
Genre : Portrait drawing
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Anne-Marie Littenberg is a well-known author and fiber artist. She teaches how to capture personalities and likenesses in wool in hooked rugs, an exciting current trend. Tips and tricks will add depth, dimension, and emotion. There is also a section for capturing the personality of your dog or cat.

Finishing Hooked Rugs

Author : The Editors of Rug Hooking Magazine
ISBN : 9781881982999
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Finishing techniques from expert teachersStep-by-step photographsCare and cleaning of hooked rugsIncludes whipped, knit, crocheted, and braided edges Every rug hooker needs a resource for edge finishes. This comprehensive book covers eight different techniques, providing helpful tips and suggestions for professional looking edges. Includes a range of styles from simple whipping to complex combinations of hooking and braiding. Contributors are teachers, designers, and artists well known for their fine work and innovative techniques. Step-by-step color photos show you how. A must-have for rug hookers everywhere.

Hooking Mats And Rugs

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ISBN : 1616737883
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Hooked On Cats

Author : Joan Moshimer
ISBN : 0811730417
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 72. 49 MB
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Back by popular demand, Hooked on Cats takes you step by step through a variety of styles and patterns and provides advice on capturing the look of cat fur, whiskers, eyes, and noses. Complete basic projects in a short time or use dye formulas and design hints to create your own rugs.

Hooked On The Wild Side

Author : Elizabeth Black
ISBN : 1881982386
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27. 33 MB
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Over 75 photographs and 50 illustrations explain each hooking procedure Close-up shots show specific areas of the animal's body to hook along with detailed step-by-step directions for hooking each section In-depth information on drawing, designing, and completing a project Rug hooking has been enjoying resurgence and is one of the fastest growing forms of fiber art today. Join talented craftsmen and learn to create an heirloom quality hand-hooked rug that incorporates beautiful designs with realistic animals. Hooked on the Wild Side, brought to you by Rug Hooking magazine, provides an easy-to-understand approach to hooking animals from beginning to end. Teacher Elizabeth Black explains everything you need to know about hooking any kind of animal. Take the guesswork out of the equation and learn to create exquisite, lifelike animals of your own.

Creative Rug Hooking

Author : Anne D. Mather
ISBN : 0806975474
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 72. 10 MB
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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.

Hooking With Yarn

Author : Judy Taylor
ISBN : 1881982297
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54. 2 MB
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Edition VII in Rug Hooking's 'Framework' series is complete with detailed step-by-step instructions. Brimming with 80 full-colour images of rugs, processes, and how-to photographs, this marvellous book explores every aspect of this versatile fibre art form choosing, using, and designing rugs with yarn to advice on finishing and cleaning your project. It even includes four projects for using yarns for you to try yourself.

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