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Hooked on Rugs: Outstanding Contemporary Designs

Hooked on Rugs: Outstanding Contemporary Designs

Jessie A. Turbayne

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Rug hooking is an art form that’s a joy to create. Over 570 color photographs chronicle a wide variety of rugs being hooked today, putting to rest any notion that no one hooks rugs anymore. Contemporary hooking artists from all over the U.S., Canada, and beyond present hooked abstract designs, animals, commemorative pieces, landscapes, portraits, nautical themes, traditional patterns, and primitive styles. They include more than floor coverings; some are wall hangings and others hooked furniture. See humorous rugs, sentimental tributes to places and people, designs adapted from photographs and famous paintings, fantasy subjects, and much more. Of interest to collectors, textile artists, and dealers. Be inspired to join this growing creative outlet!

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 573 color photos | 208 pp
ISBN13: 9780764325021 | Binding: hard cover

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Jessie Turbayne is an internationally recognized authority on hooked rugs and the author of six highly regarded books. Her opinions are valued by contemporary rug hookers and collectors alike. A resident of Massachusetts, she has been buying and selling hooked rugs and specializing in conservation and restoration for over thirty years.