Geometric Hooked Rugs: Color & Design

Geometric Hooked Rugs: Color & Design

by Gail Dufresne
     
 

  • Geometric designs, backgrounds, and borders plus a free pattern
  • The role of color in geometric patterns and contrast in geometric hooked rugs
  • Rug Gallery

    Geometric hooked rugs may look simple, but they are a challenge to do well. Well-known rug designer Gail Dufresne explains the elements and principles of design, including balance and unity, repetition,

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    Overview

  • Geometric designs, backgrounds, and borders plus a free pattern
  • The role of color in geometric patterns and contrast in geometric hooked rugs
  • Rug Gallery

    Geometric hooked rugs may look simple, but they are a challenge to do well. Well-known rug designer Gail Dufresne explains the elements and principles of design, including balance and unity, repetition, proportion, and movement. Learn how to color-plan your geometric rug, including how to use color values effectively. The author describes her signature look of superimposing figures on top of complex geometric backgrounds. The book is full of tips and techniques for dyeing the wool, finishing the rug, and designing your own patterns.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781881982715
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Magazines
    Publication date:
    12/28/2010
    Pages:
    96
    Product dimensions:
    7.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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    Meet the Author

    Gail Dufresne is a rug hooking teacher, artist, and designer, well known for her innovative designs and vibrant colors. She is a frequent contributor to Rug Hooking magazine. She is highly regarded in the field and travels throughout the United States and Canada from her home in New Jersey to teach at rug hooking camps and schools.

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