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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.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Rug & carpetmaking books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Designed by You: Ideas and Inspiration for Rug Hookers by Tamara Pavich Designed by You: Ideas and Inspiration for Rug Hookers

Designed by You features nearly fifty rug hookers and well over a hundred original designs, the product of many imaginations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Rug Hooking with Fancy Fibers Sparkle, Shine, Texture by Gail Dufresne Rug Hooking with Fancy Fibers Sparkle, Shine, Texture

Are you looking for a way to jazz up your rug hooking? This book will introduce you to a whole new world of fancy fibers to use in your hooked rugs so you can add a little glitz to your...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Hooked Carpetbags, Handbags & Totes 13 Great Designs from the Experts by Editors of Rug Hooking Magazine Hooked Carpetbags, Handbags & Totes 13 Great Designs from the Experts

With full-colour photos, step-by-step instructions, and full patterns, rug hookers have everything they need to create a bag that suits their personal style.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2017

Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick Featuring Over 40 Distinctively Deanne Rugs from the Past 20 Years by Deanne Fitzpatrick Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick Featuring Over 40 Distinctively Deanne Rugs from the Past 20 Years

Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick follows the evolution of Deanne's craft and the lessons she's learned along the way. From her earliest explorations to her latest works, this book is a must-have for Deanne Fitzpatrick fans.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2016

Story Rugs and Their Storytellers Rug Hooking in the Narrative Style by Paulette Hackman Story Rugs and Their Storytellers Rug Hooking in the Narrative Style

Hooked rugs can tell stories. The rug hooking artists in this book put words to wool, sentences to lines of loops, a page of creative musing to a blank yard of linen. Open the book and turn the pages to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2016

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: 28/09/2015

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

Coming Soon

Hooked on Celtic Rugs A Fresh Approach to Celtic Art in Rug Hooking by Gail Lambert Hooked on Celtic Rugs A Fresh Approach to Celtic Art in Rug Hooking

Hooked on Celtic Rugs contains a gallery of 20 Celtic rugs to serve as inspiration for your on designs as well as 12 intriguing designs to model off of by master designer David Rankine.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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

Scrappy Hooked Rugs Making the Most of the Wool in Your Stash by Bea Brock Scrappy Hooked Rugs Making the Most of the Wool in Your Stash

Bea Brock shows you how to refashion those scraps into clever designs in Scrappy Hooked Rugs: Making the Most of the Wool in Your Stash.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2014

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

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

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