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

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Stackpole Books, 2005 - 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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    Review: The Rug Hooker's Bible: The Best from 30 Years of Jane Olson's Rugger's Roundtable [With Pattern]

    User Review  - Kerrie-ann - Goodreads

    Provides a good reference for beginning rug hookers and experienced rug hookers who want to try different techniques. Some really good explanations of fine shading of different types of motifs. Read full review

    Review: The Rug Hooker's Bible: The Best from 30 Years of Jane Olson's Rugger's Roundtable [With Pattern]

    User Review  - Toni McKilligan - Goodreads

    This is an excellent resource for the beginning rug hooker. Lots of great tips and tricks - not to mention inspiration in the many full-colour photos! Read full review

    About the author (2005)

    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 well known in the rug hooking world as a teacher, blogger, designer, and author. He is director of Cambria Pines Rug Camp and is a frequent contributor to Rug Hooking magazine. He teaches and blogs from his home studio in Anaheim, California.

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