Beautiful Ragwork: Over 20 Hooked Designs for Rugs, Wall Hangings, Furniture, and Accessories
Using a range of recycled materials from nylon, cotton, lycra, and crimplene to plastic bags, Lizzie Reakes' designs have a wit and originality that will inspire even the most reluctant needlecrafter to reach for his canvas.
24 exciting and original projects include:
* Shaped hearth rugs
* Patchwork squares
*Children's activity mats
*And much more!!!
Reakes' projects combine hand-hooking and simple applique to eye-catching effect. She explains each project aided by clear step-by-step photographs. And she includes templates for over a dozen designs. With its extensive guide to choosing materials and making the best use of color, pattern, and texture, this is the ideal book for the ragwork enthusiast...and for anyone who wants a stellar introduction to this exciting craft!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LaDawna - LibraryThing
This is one of the few books I have that I wish I did not have. I was very disappointed in the projects presented. If you have young children it would/will make a great starting point for them in Ragwork working. Read full review
Beautiful Ragwork: Over 20 Hooked Designs for Rugs, Wall Hangings, Furniture, and AccessoriesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Using recycled strips of fabric and found objects like ring pulls from soft drink cans, author Reakes has assembled 24 projects for hand-hooking and appliqu , most using a rug-hooking hook, to hook ... Read full review