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I don’t know about you, but I have just accumulated way too much over the years. It’s all great stuff, but I can’t keep it all. Between making, collecting, and admiring over the years, it has gotten out of hand. So I hope to find some of these “treasures” new homes. I hope you find something you love here. All in good shape, and at bargain prices. Listed in no particular order because I hope to ship off, and add often. All sales final. USA shipping only.
BOOKS- Only one copy of each available. First come, first served. Some new, some used.
I am not putting ORDER buttons on the books because they are going out too fast - customers are buying multiples of books and I only have one copy. If you wish to purchase a book, just email me the title of the book you want and I will mark it Sold, and then I will send you a payment link via return email. I am sorry this is a tad inconvenient, but it is better than thinking you bought a book only to find out someone else got to it first. Most of these books are in New or Like New condition. All sales final. Shipping only in the USA.
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Rug Hooking Magazine Framework Series 2002
The Complete Natural Dyeing Guide; Marie Sugar
80 pps Paperback, Spiral Bound, GOOD
In The Complete Natural Dyeing Guide shows you how to dye using commonly found natural ingredients with concise, step-by-step directions for 89 different dye recipes.
This book's most outstanding feature is the patterns section with color photos.. Each pattern has a line pattern, list of colors, list of materials, and instructions for working the design. Also, a gallery of exemplary hooked rugs by artists offers inspiration. And more!
Hooking Rugs, New Materials, New Techniques, Gloria Crouse
160 pps Hardback 8 x 10 format Ex-Library GOOD
Crouse discusses both traditional and creative approaches to making rugs as well as the availability of products in a clear and detailed manner. Information on getting started, basic tools and techniques, color and design, and finishing and installation. Examples of contemporary hooked rugs complete the work.
A great book on rug hooking. Excellent detail with lots of illustrations and photos. Instructions for hooking and finishing. Projects provide a variety of themes. Each is presented with a color photograph of the completed project, a large line drawing of the design, materials requirements and step-by-step instructions for completion.
Hooked Rugs, An American Folk Art, Leslie Linsley & Jon Aron
128 pps Hardback w/ Dust Jacket 9.5 x 9.5 NEW 1st Edition
Out of Print
An illustrated guide to the art and technique of rug hooking. Provides full-color reproductions of more than 150 outstanding examples, as well as scale patterns, easy-to-follow directions for creating hooked rugs, and advice on rug care. 25,000 first edition.
$20.00 (currently selling for $32.50 for First Edition)
Canadian rug hooker, Deanne Fitzpatrick, presents a collection of colorful, whimsical designs for welcome mats, area rugs, chair pads, and more. She provides the basic hooking instructions and tips on choosing the right backing, gathering fabric (silks, wools, velvets-or just about anything else you can cut into strips), and binding the edges. Patterns for each of the 33 projects and instructions are included. Also inspiring photographs of her award-winning rugs, stories of traditions, and tips for shortcuts and techniques.
Combine quick quilting, hooking, and appliqué with the wonders of wool! Whimsical patterns introduce all the techniques you need to whip up an easy wool project—and all can be completed in a weekend.
Choose from 13 projects from flowers, hearts, and folk-art motifs. Create colorful designs in penny rugs, petal rugs, and hooked rugs, plus appliquéd quilts and table toppers. Find complete directions for hooking and appliquéing, plus five ways to dye your own wool .
WOW! Wool-on-Wool Folk Art Quilts, Janet Carija Brandt
112 pps Paperback 9 x 11 Format NEW Revised & Expanded
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Labors of Love: America's Textiles and Needlework, 1650-1930, Wendy Lavitt & Judith Reiter Weissman
286 pps Hardcover 9 x 11 format First Edition-Collectible
A lavishly illustrated overview of traditional American textiles and forms of needlework as they have developed from colonial times to the present day. An ideal gift for anyone interest in fiber arts, decorative arts and crafts. 285 plates, more than 220 in full color.
Bound in full red cloth, blind stamp decoration to front and back covers, title in gilt on spine, in illustrated Mylar dust wrapper. Near fine-dust wrapper with minor wear. Clean copy in Very Good+, Ex Library (withdrawn) with pocket in back and stamp in front.