Rug Hooking for the First Time

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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"Everything's readied for the first-time hooker, from color photographs to information on hooks, frames, wools and dyeing, among other topics."--Booklist, Top Ten Craft and Hobby Books

"One of the best beginner's rug-hooking books to come along in a long time."--Library Journal

With these easy-to-follow instructions, plus dozens of photographs, worksheets, patterns, and projects, any beginner can make beautiful rugs and other hooked decorative items. From preparing and dying the wool to producing and transferring patterns, all the fundamentals are here. Hook a simple design on a Checkerboard Pillow. Add a border and practice finishing techniques on a Circle and Star Rug. Create a face on a Rug Doll. Or go beyond the basics and try larger projects, such as turning rugs into wearables and crafting coordinated room décor.
 

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Contents

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About the author (2005)

Lovelady worked for a home accessory company in Dallas, Texas for 23 years. After retiring 10 years ago, she saw a picture in a magazine of a hooked footstool and began another career. She recently started her own company, Woolsworth, for selling her own patterns.

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