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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.

Only one copy of each book is 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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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.

$10.00 (currently selling used for $25 in Good condition)

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Hooked Rugs, Ann Davies & Emma Tenant

128 pps    Paperback   9 x 12 format    NEW- Out of print

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.

$15.00 (currently selling used for $25 in Good condition)

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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)

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Hooking Mats and Rugs, Deanne Fitzpatrick

128 pps    Paperback   8 x 10 format    NEW

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.

$15.00       Email if you want this one

The Art of Rug Hooking, Anne D. Mather

128 pps    Paperback   8.5 x 11 format    NEW - Out of print

Pour through a gallery of color photos of rugs, and then use the included patterns to make your own. A complete primer fills you in on preparing the fabric, stitches and loops, and more.

$22.00 (currently selling new for $70-$90 at Amazon & B&N)

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WOW! Wool-on-Wool  Folk Art Quilts, Janet Carija Brandt

112 pps   Paperback    9 x 11 Format     NEW Revised & Expanded

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 .

$15.00       Email if you want this one

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.

$55.00  (currently selling at Amazon up to $118)

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