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Weft-Faced Pattern Weaves: Tabby to
Nancy Arthur Hoskins. In this com-
prehensive guide to weft-faced pattern weav-
ing, beginning and experienced weavers will
learn how to plan, predict, and weave colorful,
rhythmical patterns, charming folk figures, and
geometric designs in fabrics that are decorative
and durable. Includes 53 projects and directions,
patterns, and tips.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 526 b/w &
color images • 352 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3851-9 • soft cover • $39.99
Weave Classic Crackle &More.
This book offers a comprehensive exploration
of classic crackle weave, with tools and tips for
independent designing, a myriad of treadling
variations, and unique ways to use crackle.
Meticulously presented by a noted weaving
teacher, and providing over 200 illustrations,
it is the first book for American handweavers
devoted exclusively to crackle in 50 years.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 154 color &
51 b/w photos • 128 pp.
HexWeave &MadWeave: An Introduction
to Triaxial Weaving.
Elizabeth Harris and
Charlene St. John. Through 120 patterns and
95 color images, learn the two simplest forms
of triaxial weaving – the Hex Weave and Mad
Weave. Learn the basics of each weave and how
to design various shapes, and then practice your
new skills with six projects ranging from different
types of bags, a table runner, and pillows.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 95 color images, 121 dia-
grams • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4465-7 • soft cover • $24.99
Flax & Linen
The Big Book of Flax: A Compendium
of Facts, Art, Lore, Projects and Song.
Christian and Johannes Zinzendorf. Learn the
fascinating story of the flax to linen process in
history, legend, song, crafts, lesson plans, and
recipes. With 414 images, this comprehensive
book offers suggestions for flax projects, collect-
ing flax-related tools and clothing, and planting
and harvesting flax.
Size: 9” x 12” • 414 images • 240 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3715-4 • hard cover • $59.99
Linen: From Flax Seed to Woven Cloth.
Linda Heinrich. Follow the saga of this remark-
able fiber from seed to woven fabric. Learn
about flax cultivation, processing and spinning,
natural and synthetic dyeing, and weaving
and finishing linen cloth. 233 color and 156
black-and-white photos and drawings reveal
the characteristics of linen and emphasize its
practical use throughout history.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 233 color photos 156 b/w
photos & drawings • Index • 232 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3466-5 • hard cover • $49.99
Hooked Rugs: Inspiration
The Creative Hooker.
Jessie A. Turbayne.
Over 525 color images highlight what’s being
hooked in North America today. Includes designs
of Americana and Canadiana, advertising art,
angels, and abstract motifs, as well as hooked
works of art motivated by exotic cultures, Ko-
rean cranes, and ancient Persian textiles. Visit
Niagara Falls, tour Soho, and preview the latest
in hook-and-wear fashions.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 543 color photos • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2645-5•hardcover•$39.95
Hooked on Rugs: Outstanding Contempo-
rary Designs.
photos chronicle what is being hooked today,
putting to rest any notion that no one hooks
rugs anymore. Included are hooked abstracts,
animals, commemorative pieces, landscapes,
portraits, nautical themes, traditional patterns,
and primitive styles. 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.
ISBN: 0-7643-2502-7 • hard cover • $39.95
Hooked Rug Storytelling: The Art of Heath-
er Ritchie.
Lesley Mary Close. 370 photos and
insightful text introduce readers to renowned
rug-maker, Heather Ritchie, her hooked rugs
and unique style. Valuable insights into her
techniques are shared, which transform a basic
handicraft into an art form of great subtlety. Over
twenty of her “memory rugs” are displayed and
discussed in detail.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 332 color & 38 b/w photos
Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3695-9 • hard cover • $39.99
Hooked Rugs of The Deep South.
Jessie A.
Turbayne.Thetraditionofrughooking isaliveand
kicking intheHeartofDixie.Through844 images,
see lushfloralmotifs, intricategeometrics,Oriental
andPersianstyles, impressionisticportraits,scenic
landscapes,andglimpsesoftheOldSouth.This isa
great reference book for rug hooking enthusiasts,
fiberartists,folkart lovers,collectors,historybuffs,
and lovers of anything Deep South.
Size:81/2”x11”•844 images• Index•288pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3801-4 • hard cover • $59.99
Schiffer LTD
Modern Hooked Rugs.
Linda Rae Coughlin.
Features stunning images of 540 rugs created
by 292 of today’s contemporary rug hooking
artists. Enjoy rugs depicting American icons,
animal designs, circus themes, self-portraits,
family celebrations, and more. Showcases some
of today’s most noted artists, along with artists
making their debut. An inspiring and beautiful
book for all levels of fiber artists.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 540 color photos
Index • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2631-8 • soft cover • $29.95
Contemporary Hooked Rugs: Themes and
Linda Rae Coughlin. An exciting,
diverse selection of over 475 contemporary
rugs, illustrating family memories, honoring
children’s births, celebrating friendship, and
depicting portraiture, ancient legends, scenic
locations, and more. Showcased are some of
today’s most noted artists, along with new
artists making their debuts.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 478 color photos
Index • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2557-4 • soft cover • $29.95
Hooked Rugs Today.
by Cynthia McAdoo. Over 625 outstanding
hooked rugs portraying a multitude of subjects:
family, country, home, children, pets, flowers,
history, wildlife, hobbies, and more, from classic
forms to abstracts, traditional to contemporary,
rugs for the floor and rugs for the wall. A cele-
bration of the love of rug hooking.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 635 color photos
Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2152-8 • soft cover • $29.95
Hooked Rugs Today: Strong Women,
Flowers, Animals, Children, Christmas,
Miniatures, and More - 2006.
Amy Oxford,
photography by Cynthia McAdoo. Over 450
wonderful hooked rugs by talented members
of Vermont’s Green Mountain Rug Hooking
Guild. Included are over 100 pieces depicting the
theme “Strong Women,” plus rugs with Oriental
motifs, florals, abstracts, animals, architectural
designs, delicate miniature rugs smaller than a
credit card, and many more.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 456 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2578-7 • soft cover • $29.95
Hooked Rugs Today: Holidays, Geometrics,
People, Animals, Landscapes, Accessories,
and More—2006.
Amy Oxford, photography
by Cynthia McAdoo. Over 475 hooked rugs
created by talented members of Vermont’s
Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild. Included
are rugs depicting people, landscapes, fruit,
cabbage roses, flower baskets, holidays, geo-
metric designs, and animals. This book captures
the beauty of hooked rugs and celebrates the
widespread love of this age-old craft.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 502 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2636-3 • soft cover • $29.95
Hooked Rugs Today IV: Expect the Un-
Amy Oxford. Rae Harrell & Diane
Kelly display their personal styles, along with
other members of the Green Mountain Rug
Hooking Guild. Works range from lifesize,
three-dimensional sheep to extraordinary
miniature punch-needle works, plus animals,
florals, landscapes, penny rugs, and even
a small section dedicated to the smallest
members of the group: the children.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 400+ color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3283-8 • soft cover • $29.99
Rug Hooking In Maine: 1838-1940.
Cole Peladeau. Maine’s rug hooking tradition,
including Waldoboro rugs, is explored, the
myth of Acadian rugs is explained, and Edward
Sands Frost’s well-known preprinted burlap rug
patterns of the mid-19th century are discussed at
length. Covers rugs created throughout Maine
and eastern Canada. This book highlights this
homegrown and much loved art form.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 267 color photos
Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2882-4•hardcover•$39.95
Rags to Rugs: Hooked & Hand-
sewn Rugs of Pennsylvania.
T. Herr.Frugal sewers saved and shared
their textile scraps to create useful,
pretty rugs, especially in the late 19th
to early 20th centuries, in southeast
Pennsylvania. This book shows step
and techniques to design, make, sell,
and use hooked rugs.
Size: 11” x 8-1/2”
173 color photos • Index • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3125-1 • soft cover • $29.99
The Big Book of Hooked Rugs: 1950-1980s.
Jessie A. Turbayne. Over 450 vintage color photographs
chronicle the pivotal years of rug hooking-the 1950s
through the mid-1980s. These meticulously crafted
rugs, available at auctions, estate sales, flea markets
and on-line, are much in demand today. Includes
lush floral motifs, Oriental-inspired patterns, intricate
geometric designs, childhood themes, animal portraits,
scenic landscapes, and much more.
Size: 6” x 9” • 458 color photos • 448 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2198-6 • soft cover • $29.95
Hooked Rugs.
Jessie A. Turbayne. The historical
background and 300 color photos of many
whimsical and geometric designs of hooked
rugs appear here along with instructions for
starting a rug of your own. Hundreds of dif-
ferent rugs in lively geometric, abstract, floral,
animal, Oriental, and original designs, and
factual discussions of the interesting people
who motivated the designs will delight all.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • over 300 color photos
Index • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-370-0 • hard cover • $39.95
The Complete Guide to Collecting Hooked
Rugs: Unrolling the Secrets.
Jessie A.
Turbayne. Sought after by collectors, antique
dealers, rug hookers, textile enthusiasts, folk
art lovers, and interior decorators, the hooked
rugs documented in this book, complete with
over 400 color photos, make it a must-have
for all who admire these versatile floor and
wall coverings. Included is a price guide and
inspiring chapter dedicated to hooking your own:
another innovative way to build your collection.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 422 color photos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1954-X • hard cover • $39.95
The Hooker’s Art: Evolving Designs in
Hooked Rugs. J
essie A. Turbayne. Over 300
color photos of old and modern hooked rugs,
some from the nation’s most elegant homes, are
presented with fascinating histories. Exploring
the craft’s background, Jessie Turbayne weaves
together its technical details, the materials
used through the years, biographies of great
“hookers,” and photos of many striking pieces.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 465 color photos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-459-6 • hard cover • $49.95
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