Celebration Of Hand-Hooked Rugs Xix

Overview

  • The only juried exhibit of the year's best hand-hooked rugs
  • Includes tips for house decorating with hooked rugs as well as full-page color spreads of 60 beautiful hand-hooked rugs
  • Reader's Choice Ballot--chance to vote for your favorite rugs with categories for Adaptations, Commercial Designs, and Original Designs

This special annual book now has 120 pages containing 60 beautiful full-page color images from ...

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Overview

  • The only juried exhibit of the year's best hand-hooked rugs
  • Includes tips for house decorating with hooked rugs as well as full-page color spreads of 60 beautiful hand-hooked rugs
  • Reader's Choice Ballot--chance to vote for your favorite rugs with categories for Adaptations, Commercial Designs, and Original Designs

This special annual book now has 120 pages containing 60 beautiful full-page color images from the only juried exhibit of the year's best hand-hooked rugs. Learn the inspiration and story behind each design, what kinds of challenges were encountered, and how the artisans bring all the elements together to create their special motif. Each story is unique; every design is different. Read the expert rug critiques from each of the Celebration judges to see why they voted for these rugs. Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy the finest hooked rugs of 2009.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781881982685
  • Publisher: Rug Hooking Magazine
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 1,091,828
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Rug Hooking Magazine is published 5 times each year. Within its pages readers find start-to-finish projects, beautiful photographs of fine hand-hooked rugs, and informative articles on a variety of topics, from history to techniques to artist profiles. Find out more at their website: www.rughookingonline.com.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Meet the Judges 4

Decorating with Rugs: The Home of Linda Malarney 6

Rugs Based on Original Designs

A Fish Tale Joy Griffith 18

Always Spring Diane Luszcz 20

Cushing's Perfection Barbara M. Jess Nova Scotia 22

Here Comes the Sun Vicki Hardcastle 24

Gamla Stan: Swedish Doorways to the Past Lyle Drier 26

Log Cabin Blues Jan Winter 28

Posie's Garden Susanne McNally 30

Pot Luck Kathleen Donovan 32

Richard's Rug (The Four Seasons of Hillcrest Nursery) Sandy Ducharme 34

Roger's Run Jo Anne Hendrix 36

Still Life #7-The Crystal Bowl Carol Koerner 38

Sushi Deluxe Wayne Bressler 40

The Many Colors of Savannah Christi Winter 42

Tippitt's Hill Val Carter 44

Rugs Based on Commercial Designs

Betty's Petticoat Cyndy Duade 48

Crewel Firescreen Susan M. Cunningham 50

Dowry Lissa Williamson 52

Druid Braid Nancy Miller Quigley 54

Hibiscus Betty Taylor 56

Hooking Sweet Hooking Frances Rendon 58

Kissing Ferns Della Leslie Griffiths 60

Mighty Oak Runner Sheri Bennett 62

Morris Strawberry Thief Lynn Ruedger 64

Old Covered Bridge Dolores Chartrand 66

The Old Grist Mill Lynne Powell 68

Paisley Shawl Cindy Irwin 70

Schiraz Martha Adams Hoey Anderson 72

Tabriz Mary Brasted 74

Treasure Hunting Sheryl Ellis 76

Victorian Elizabeth Miller 78

Rugs Based on Adaptations

African Sunset Susan Naples Santa Ana 82

Birds of a Feather Timmie Wiant St. Louis 84

Dempsey's Dogs Ellen Jaworski 86

Inseparable Suzanne Gunn 88

Jewelee's Fawn Victoria Hart Ingalls 90

Jungle Girl Judy Colley 92

Grace Lee Work 94

Mountain Lion Judy Carter 96

Our Guardian Angel Barbara Kerr 98

Persian Flowers Betty Goldentyer 100

Saint Agnesby the Sea John Flournoy 102

The Appraisal Barbara Lekstrom 104

The Cute Guy Patricia L. Dolge Dingmans Ferry 106

Warrior Horses Mary MacLaren Thomson 108

Where's Whiskers Pat Strangeland 110

Honorable Mention Gallery

Adaptations

Cynthia Roland Nunn 114

Torchlight Gwynneth Mann 114

Howdy Gail Schmidt 115

Turkey Creek Darlene Bryan 115

Tall Trees & Hollyhocks Doris Eaton Nova Scotia 116

Commercial Designs

Annie's Flower Power Kristi Roberts 117

Morris Forest Tracy Holmes Cornwall 117

Old Chalk Deer Debra Inglis San Augustine 118

You Can't Have My Wool Sweater Cindy Ganes Saskatoon Saskatchewan 118

Firescreen Julie Shedlosky 119

Original Designs

Riding the Wind Mary Beth Wescott 120

Will & Kirby Laura W. Pierce 120

The Rocking Horse Peggy Mineau 121

Sitting Bull Heather Lee Morgan 122

Monterey Organ Grinder Sarah Province 123

Johanna Louise W. Gleason 123

About the Sponsors 124

Rug Hooking Resources 126

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