Designs for Primitive Rug Hookers

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Stackpole Books, Jun 7, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 100 pages
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  • Features 22 primitive rug-hooking projects
  • Detailed step-by-step directions and easy-to-follow text including designers' tips for hooking primitives
  • Provides information for beginners as well as advanced rug hookers

    Well-known primitive rug hookers Jenny Rupp and Lisa Yeago combine their expertise along with the talents of 22 others to bring you an exciting variety of hand-hooked projects. Now, with the introduction of Designs for Primitive Rug Hookers, brought to you by Rug Hooking magazine, these easy-to-follow projects become clear for the novice as well as the most experienced rug hooker. Free pattern line drawings and complete material lists are included for each project to help get you started. Projects range from pillows and mats to table runners, an eyeglass case, a tea cozy, belts, and more. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hook these unique primitive rugs today.

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    Page 5 - The foundation is then stretched onto a frame, and fabric strips or yarn, which may have been dyed by hand, are pulled through it with an implement that resembles a crochet hook inserted into a wooden handle. The compacted loops of wool remain in place without knots or stitching.
    Page 5 - ... strips of wool. A simple tool. A bit of burlap. How ingenious were the women and men of ages past to see how such humble household items could make such beautiful rugs? Although some form of traditional rug hooking has existed for centuries, this fiber craft became a fiber art only in the last 150 years.
    Page 5 - Rug Hooking has served thousands of rug hookers around the world with its instructional, illustrated articles on dyeing, designing, color planning, hooking techniques, and more.
    Page 5 - ... designing, color planning, hooking techniques, and more. Each issue of the magazine contains color photographs of beautiful rugs old and new, profiles of teachers, designers, and fellow rug hookers, and announcements of workshops, exhibits, and gatherings. Rug Hooking has responded to its readers' demands for more inspiration and information by establishing an inviting, informative website at uww.rug/iooking online:.

    About the author (2006)

    Jenny Rupp and Lisa Yeago live in West Chester, Ohio, and are frequent contributors to Rug Hooking magazine. They are co-owners of the Potted Pear, located in West Chester, Ohio. Rug Hooking Magazine is published 5 times each year. Within its pages readers find start-to-finish projects, beautiful photographs of fine hand-hooked rugs, and informative articles on a variety of topics, from history to techniques to artist profiles. Find out more at their website: www.rughookingonline.com.

    Jenny Rupp and Lisa Yeago live in West Chester, Ohio, and are frequent contributors to Rug Hooking magazine. They are co-owners of the Potted Pear, located in West Chester, Ohio. Find out more at their website: www.rughookingonline.com.

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