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Rug & carpetmaking books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Rug & carpetmaking category. Presented with a red border are the Rug & carpetmaking books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Weaving Shaker Rugs Traditional Techniques to Create Beautiful Reproduction Rugs and Tapes by Mary Elva Congleton Weaving Shaker Rugs Traditional Techniques to Create Beautiful Reproduction Rugs and Tapes

Learn how to make colorful, gorgeously patterned rugs using the 200-year-old techniques of the Shakers. The author researched and analyzed textiles at five historic Shaker village sites before developing a method to create new versions of these classics. You'll learn...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2015

Floor Cloths, Quilts & Pages Create Traditional Floor Art Using Modern Techniques by Vyvyan Arata Rundgren Floor Cloths, Quilts & Pages Create Traditional Floor Art Using Modern Techniques

Learn the traditional American craft of creating painted floor cloths and then experiment with fabrics and papers to create beautiful floor quilts and floor pages. These colorful, painted canvases were developed in Europe in the early 1400s, used as alternatives...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2015

Rag Rugs, Revised Edition by Suzanne McNeill Rag Rugs, Revised Edition

Features 16 projects for making different styles of beautiful, durable rugs. With colour photographs and clear, straightforward instructions, this book presents 16 projects to make with strips of fabric. It shows you how to update this traditional craft with endless...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014

Rag Rug Creations An Exploration of Colour and Surface by Lynne Stein Rag Rug Creations An Exploration of Colour and Surface

Rag rugs have been around for centuries, but never has there been such a wealth of creative possibilities available using traditional rug techniques. Rugs are only the beginning! In Rag Rug Creations, you will discover a huge range of applications...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014

Combining Rug Hooking & Braiding: Basics, Borders, & Beyond by Kris McDermet Combining Rug Hooking & Braiding: Basics, Borders, & Beyond

This is the comprehensive reference on rug hooking and braiding skills for all fiber artists, especially those looking for a comprehensive guide to combining the two arts into fascinating and creative projects. Filled with photographs and diagrams, the instruction in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2011

Hooked Rugs of the Deep South by Jessie A. Turbayne Hooked Rugs of the Deep South

The tradition of rug hooking is alive and kicking in the Heart of Dixie. Through 844 images, meet the people behind these hooked rugs of art, including a Hollywood great that gave it all up to hook rugs in Georgia....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2011

Hooked Rug Storytelling The Art of Heather Ritchie by Lesley Mary Close Hooked Rug Storytelling The Art of Heather Ritchie

With 370 detailed photos and insightful text, readers are introduced to the internationally renowned hooked rug artist, Heather Ritchie, and her creations. Bringing her unique style to this traditional craft, this book explains how she created each rug and provides...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2011

Braiding With Barbara: Wool Rug Braiding With a Contemporary Flair by Barbara A. Fisher Braiding With Barbara: Wool Rug Braiding With a Contemporary Flair

Get ready to braid a wool rug with an expert, Barbara Fisher. The supplies needed include normal tools a sewer has around the house. Then follow her step-by-step braiding instructions to learn the process and two techniques for making large...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2010

Other books in this genre

Hooked Rugs and Wool Applique by Christine Jansen Hooked Rugs and Wool Applique

Traditional wool crafts get a contemporary uplift with great rug hooking and wool applique projects perfect for beginning and advanced crafters. For rug hooking, the softness of the wool and simple technique will have you captivated with your first hook....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2010

Designing and Hooking Primitive Rugs by Susie Stephenson Designing and Hooking Primitive Rugs

Rug hooking originated as a primitive art form, and this book takes crafters back to its roots. This book offers basic techniques for rug hooking, including dying and finishing techniques. More importantly, it attempts to unleash your creative side, encouraging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2009

Hooking MATS and Rugs 33 New Designs from an Old Tradition by Deanne Fitzpatrick Hooking MATS and Rugs 33 New Designs from an Old Tradition


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2008

How to Hook Rugs by Christine J. Brault How to Hook Rugs

With 159 beautiful photos and clear, complete instructions, you can create 16 marvelous hooked projects, for rugs, pillows, eye masks, footstools, and stair treads in a wide range of colorful, playful patterns. Learn about backing fabrics, rug hooking to
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2008

The Creative Hooker by Jessie A. Turbayne The Creative Hooker

From both coasts of the United States and Canada, plus many areas in between, Jessie Turbayne has collected over 525 images of the best that rug hooking artists have to offer. Included are designs of Americana and Canadiana, advertising art,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2007

Basic Rug Hooking All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started by Alan Wycheck Basic Rug Hooking All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started


Format: Spiral bound - Released: 10/04/2007

Hooked Rugs Today by Amy Oxford Hooked Rugs Today

Showcasing the talent of some of the finest living artists in the field, this armchair exhibit features over 625 outstanding color photographs of hooked rugs. A multitude of subjects are portrayed: the love of family, country, home, children, pets, flowers,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2004

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