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A Lifetime Of Rug Hooking

Author : Doris Eaton
ISBN : 1551098466
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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.

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.

Hooking Mats And Rugs

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ISBN : 1616737883
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Creative Rug Hooking

Author : Anne D. Mather
ISBN : 0806975474
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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
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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.

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.

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.

Designing Hooking Primitive Rugs

Author : Susie Stephenson
ISBN : 0764332880
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Rug hooking originated as a primitive art form, and this book takes crafters back to its roots. This book offers basic techniques for rug hooking, including dying and finishing techniques. More importantly, it attempts to unleash your creative side, encouraging you to let your imagination be your guide. See how simple drawings are translated into hooked art. Explore one artist's imaginative expressions and get motivated to create your own. Stephenson's own story of recycling wool into a menagerie of animals, pictorial scenes, geometrics, and nautical themes will add impulse to creativity.

Introduction To Rug Hooking

Author : Kris Miller
ISBN : 9780811761772
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Rug hooking tools and equipment made simple, from advice on choosing the perfect wool to finishing your hooked rug. • Step-by-step instructions on how to hook a rug • How to draw your own pattern • Troubleshooting and tips for new rug hookers • 8 projects with patterns and complete instructions

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