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.
Rug hooking tools and equipment made simple, from advice on choosing the perfect wool to finishing your hooked rug. For some, when they think of latch hook, they immediately picture the 1970s, but this rug-making technique has been around for around a hundred years and has never really gone away. In the 21st century, latch hook is modern, colorful, and often a lot more abstract than the latch-hooked clown kits from days gone by. It's a great way to use partial skeins of yarn and you can transform your work into wall hangings, pillows, rugs, and more!
Getting started with outline and fill Hooking outline and fill Getting started with fine shading Sequential hooking fine shading Getting started with scraps Hooking with scraps Special consideration scrap hooking Hooking a dip-dyed rose Special considerations for dip-dyes See rug-hooking methods in close-up detail, freeze-frame to capture techniques, and reverse to review a lesson in this comprehensive introduction to the art of rug hooking. The DVDs can be used in conjunction with The Rug Hooker's Bible, or they can stand alone. AUTHOR: Gene Shepherd is director of Cambria Pines Rug Camp and is a frequent contributor to Rug Hooking magazine. He resides in Anaheim, California, with his wife, Marsha, and daughter, Ann. colour illustrations
Features 22 primitive rug-hooking projects Detailed step-by-step directions and easy-to-follow text including designers' tips for hooking primitives Provides information for beginners as well as advanced rug hookers Well-known primitive rug hookers Jenny Rupp and Lisa Yeago combine their expertise along with the talents of 22 others to bring you an exciting variety of hand-hooked projects. Now, with the introduction of Designs for Primitive Rug Hookers, brought to you by Rug Hooking magazine, these easy-to-follow projects become clear for the novice as well as the most experienced rug hooker. Free pattern line drawings and complete material lists are included for each project to help get you started. Projects range from pillows and mats to table runners, an eyeglass case, a tea cozy, belts, and more. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hook these unique primitive rugs today.
RUG & CARPETMAKING. This work includes a book and a DVD. It helps readers to uncover the history and background of traditional proddy. This book: offers techniques for different prodding methods; describes other forms of three-dimensional rug hooking; offers step-by-step instructions and templates to create realistic-shaped proddy flower petals; and, includes a special table-runner project, full-size pattern insert, and instructional DVD. Three-dimensional rug hooking is gaining momentum in the fibre arts field as a way of accessorising traditional work. Gene Shepherd gives a comprehensive look at the origin of prodded rugs and gives step-by-step instructions to achieve the look of realistic flowers and leaves.