The Rug Hooker's Bible: The Best from 30 Years of Jane Olson's Rugger's Roundtable

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Stackpole Books, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 184 pages
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Features 30 years of articles from Jane Olson's Rugger's Roundtable Learn the best techniques of hooking a rug from beginning to end Detailed step-by-step directions and easy-to-follow text plus how to hook the same design four different ways

Using Jane Olson's 30 years of articles from her Rugger's Roundtable as a base, The Rug Hooker's Bible, brought to you by Rug Hooking magazine, is an easy-to-use standard text for beginner and teacher alike. Decades of experience is edited, expanded, and updated so students can easily study the very best techniques of hooking a rug. See how the same designs can be hooked in as many as four different ways-fine shaded, primitive outline and fill, dip dyed, and with artistic scraps. This book is an indispensable tool for all levels of hookers.

 

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Contents

Repairing a Damaged Rug 147 The Best from 30 years of Jane
4
A Pattern
10
Hooking Direction
27
Row Relationships
33
Fingering
39
Scrap Rose
51
Ordered Pancake
58
Fine Shaded Scroll
64
Apple
77
Basket and Bricks
85
Calla Lilly
91
Chrysanthemum
97
Geometries
103
Edited Expanded
148
Pillow 151 Virginia P Stimmel
155
Strawberry 126
163

Scrap Scroll
71
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About the author (2006)

Jane Olson lives in Inglewood, California, where she has been hooking for more than 30 years. 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.

Gene Shepherd is director of Cambria Pines Rug Camp and is a frequent contributor to Rug Hooking magazine. He resides in Anaheim, California, with his wife, Marsha, and daughter, Ann.

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