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Primitive rug hooking is enjoying a revival and is one of the most popular forms of fiber art today. Preserving the ...
Primitive rug hooking is enjoying a revival and is one of the most popular forms of fiber art today. Preserving the Past in Primitive Rugs, brought to you by Rug Hooking magazine, provides an easy-to-understand approach to hooking primitive rugs. Author Barbara Brown will start you on a journey that will result in rugs that will be cherished by generations to come. Filled with tips on the importance of proper placement of motifs in the design-what the focus is, why one object is larger than another, and how to design a rug from past memories. Originally published in 2000, the book has been reprinted by popular demand.
|Dedication & Acknowledgments About the Publisher What Is Rug Hooking||2|
|Chapter 1||My journey as a rug hooker||4|
|Chapter 2||Primitive rugs old & new||7|
|Chapter 3||There's a positive side to flaws||11|
|Chapter 4||Combining beauty & substance||17|
|Chapter 5||More than meets the eye||21|
|Chapter 6||Don't ignore the obvious||27|
|Chapter 7||Point of view||31|
|Chapter 8||Inspiration from other artists||35|
|Chapter 9||Telling tales with wool||40|
|Chapter 10||Designing your own heirlooms||48|
|How I hook & finish my rugs||55|
|For further reference||56|