Whimsical Designs for Rug Hooking


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Designed By You
Ideas and inspiration for rug hookers by Tamara Pavich. Great ideas for a variety of styles.

144 pages paperback

Published by Rug Hooking Magazine
Hooked Carpetbags, Handbags & Totes
Handbags and purses, totes and clutches, carpetbags and market bags -we all love them. and we can always use another one, especially if it is hooked! The projects in this book are classic and classy, simple and complex. There is sure to be one that is perfect for you. Patterns from some of the best designers today along with their hooking tips and design suggestions make this the essential book for everyone who ever wanted to make a handbag of their very own.

Projects by Ali Strebel, Nola Heidbreder, Linda Pietz, Jennifer O"Malley, Norma Batastini, Sharon A Smith, Cindy Irwin, Susan Clarke and Jen Manuell

112 pages in paperback

Presented by Rug Hooking Magazine and published by Ampry Publishing
Rug Hooking with Fancy Fibers
This book will introduce you to a whole new world of fancy fibers to use in your hooked rugs! Well known designer and teacher Gail Dufresne shows you how to use yarns and ribbons, buttons and beads, silk, and other alternative fibers in your hooked pieces. lavishly illustrated with her own rugs and the works of other artists, this book will inspire you to look beyond your wool stash. Add a little glitz and surprise to your next masterpiece!

124 pages in paperbacl

Presented by Rug Hooking Magazine and published by Ampry Publishing
Special Effects Using Creative Stitches
These creative stitches were created by Margaret Rowan of Vineland, Ontario who was inspired by crewel embroidery and experimented on wall hangings. There are 16 different stitches with detailed charts and step by step directions. Just a few of the stitches included are: chevron stitch, beading stitch, rickrack stitch, zipper stitch, hounds tooth stitch, couching stitch and many more! Written by and step by step techniques by Ingrid Hieronimus of Ragg Thyme Studio in Petersburg, Ontario. Includes color photos of stitches.

40 pages in soft notebook

Published by Ingrid Hieronimus
Scrappy Hooked Rugs
A great book on how to use up odds and ends in your stash. Colorful and contemporary guides rug hookers toward color planning and clever designs. Includes 5 scrappy patterns.

Written by Bea Brock

122 pages in paperback.

Published by Rug Hooking Magazine
Hooking Animals
Hooking Animals by Judy Carter, the rug hooking worlds renown teacher and hooking artist. Packed with gorgeous rugs and and all the techniques for hooking animals.

140 pages in paperback

Published by Stackpole Books and presented by Rug Hooking Magazine.
Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick
The inimitable Deanne Fitzpatrick, well known rug hooking designer, teacher and spokesperson from Nova Scotia, inspires rug hookers everywhere with her distinctive style. Her writings describe her down-to-earth approach to her art and her free-form techniques lead the the reader to the breezy,homey,Maritime Canadian style of rug hooking.

119 pages in paperback

Presented by Rug Hooking Magazine and published by Ampry Publishing
Story Rugs and their Storytellers
In Story Rugs and their Storytellers, author Paulette Hackman focuses on a visual style of storytelling, as old as cave art, that is gaining popularity among contemporary rug hookers. The fiber artist who hooks in this narrative style, she writes, is the one "puts words to wool, sentences to lines, a page of creative musing to a yard of blank linen." the rugs tell of celebrations, travels, and adventures and illustrate personal journeys, strongly held beliefs, poignant memories, and milestones of family heritage.

80 colorful story rugs in a diversity of styles and subjects

Techniques to help launch your own project of storytelling-by-hook

108 pages

Presented by Rug Hooking Magazine and published by Ampry Publishing
Geometric Hooked Rugs, Color and  Design
Geometric designs, backgrounds, and borders plus a free pattern. The role of color in geometric patterns and contrast in geometric hooked rugs. Includes a Rug Gallery Paperback: 144 pages Author: gail Dufresne
The Rug Hooker's Bible
The Best From 30 Years of 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.

By author: Jane Olson Edited by: Gene Shepherd

Paperback, 186 pages
All - Time Favorite Hand - Hooked Rugs
Favorite rugs from 18 years of Celebration competitions. Includes original designs, commercial designs, and adaptations. Pictorials, geometrics, animals, and traditional rugs from more than 75 talented artists.

Paperback, 160 pages

Editor:Rug Hooking Magazine