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Hooked Rug Treasury.
Jessie A. Turbayne.
This treasury holds more than 500 of the choicest
hooked rugs. The chapters present the best work
found from Nova Scotia to Hawaii over many
years. Some of the finest private and museum
collections are represented and noteworthy
public exhibits, auctions, dealers, and clubs
for hooked rugs are listed.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 516 photos • Price Guide/
Index • 176 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0301-5 • hard cover • $49.95
RUG Making techniques
Penny Rugs: SewingWool Appliqué. J
anice
Sonnen. Learn the history of penny rugs, how
they were made, and where they originated,
illustrated with wonderful antique examples.
Color instructions walk you through the basic
skills and materials for making your own rugs.
Patterns provide you with the charming sheep,
watermelon, crows, tulips, and hearts so beloved
in primitive arts.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 105 color photos & 13
drawings • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3467-2 • soft cover • $12.99
Hooked Rugs & Wool Appliqué.
Christine
Jansen. Two centuries-old crafts, rug hooking
and wool appliqué, are demonstrated here.
Accompanied by 202 color photographs, de-
tailed instructions guide novice and advanced
crafters through 17 projects featuring floral, folk
art, and Christmas designs. Chapters include
buying materials, dyeing wool, and the care
and cleaning of your rug.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 202 color photos • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3473-3 • soft cover • $19.99
How to Hook Rugs.
Christine J. Brault. With
159 photos and clear instruction, you can
create marvelous hooked projects for rugs,
pillows, eye masks, footstools, and stair
treads in a wide range of colorful, playful
patterns. Learn about the tools, techniques,
and patterns provided for each project. This
book is essential for everyone interested in
the art of rug hooking, whether a first timer
or a comprehensive pro!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 159 color photos & 16 b/w
patterns • 80 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-2890-9
• soft cover • $14.95
Punch Needle Rug Hooking: Techniques
and Designs.
Amy Oxford. A complete “how
to” photo essay walks you through every stage
of rug making. A question and answer section,
interviews with professional punch needle rug
hookers, and photographs of work from some of
thefield’smost innovativeand inspiredcraftspeo-
ple make this book a must for any textile lover.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 160 pp
424 color photos, 37 b/w illustrations.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1689-0 • soft cover • $24.99
Designing & Hooking Primitive Rugs.
Susie
Stephenson. This book offers basic techniques
for rug hooking, including finishing and dying
techniques. More importantly, it attempts to
unleash your creative side, encouraging you to
let your imagination be your guide. Stephenson’s
own story of recycling wool into a menagerie
of animals, pictorial scenes, geometrics, and
nautical themes will add impulse to creativity.
Explore one artist’s imaginative expressions and
get motivated to create your own.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 231 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3288-3 • soft cover • $14.99
Combining Rug Hooking & Braiding: Ba-
sics, Borders, & Beyond.
Kris McDermet,
Christine Manges, and Dianne Tobias. The go-
to book on rug hooking and braiding skills for
all fiber artists, especially those looking for a
comprehensive guide to combining the two arts
into fascinating and ornate projects. Includes
beginning-to-end projects: tote bag, chair pad,
and a trivet.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 550+ illustrations • 272 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3789-5 • hard cover • $49.99
Braiding with Barbara™: Wool Rug Braid-
ing with a Contemporary Flair.
Barbara A.
Fisher and Janet A. Fitzgerald. Braid a wool rug
with an expert. The supplies needed include
normal tools a sewer has around the house.
Step-by-step braiding instructions for rugs of
any shape, size, or color. Patterns are provided
for a variety of styles. Ruggies™ slippers are
made like a tiny wool rug!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 illustrations &
photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3458-0 • soft cover • $19.99
FELT CRAFTS
Fun Felt Crafts: Penny Rugs & Pretty
Things from Recycled Wool.
Tina Skinner.
Christmas ornaments, decorative penny rugs,
pretty pouches, and floral brooches are among
the simple, featured projects. Recycle some wool
clothing, buy a few pretty yarns and threads,
sharp scissors, and a good needle and you’re
on your way. Clear, illustrated instructions and
fun templates will help you create dozens of
fun projects.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 150+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3299-9 • soft cover • $12.99
Felting.
Elvira López Del Prado Rivas. Basic felt
techniques are thoroughly explained and illus-
trated with over 550 step-by-step photographs.
Learn to create and work with wet and dry felt
techniques, creating felt flowers, balls, cords,
and more. Projects for children, home decoration,
and clothing accessories are provided, including
finger puppets, table runners, sunflower bowls,
rings, and purses.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 582 color photos • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4531-9 • hard cover • $29.99
QULITING: INSPIRATIONS
World War I Quilts.
Sue Reich. Quiltmaking
in the 1910s saw the convergence of the quilt
styles of the late nineteenth century with the
innovations of the early twentieth century. Two
catastrophic events interrupted the emergence
of the new trends in quiltmaking. World War I
and the 1918 Pandemic Flu brought hardship
and death to America, and the entire world.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 265 color & b/w photos
176 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4754-2 • hard
cover • $39.99
Inspired by the Beatles: An Art Quilt
Challenge.
Donna DeSoto. To celebrate the
50thAnniversaryofTheBeatlesfirstperformance
in the United States, 150 fiber artists each chose
a different song by The Beatles and interpreted
thatsongasasmallquilt.Thisbook isacollection
of those quilts, and the songs and stories that
inspired them.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 169 color images • 176 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4700-9•hardcover•$29.99
From Ensign's Bars to Colonel's Stars:
Making Quilts to Honor ThoseWho Serve.
Renelda Peldunas-Harter. Six quilts honor the
officer ranks between 2nd Lieutenant/Ensign
through Colonel/Captain. Original designs are
provided for you to follow along or to inspire
your own creative ideas. Tips are given for fabric
selection, constructing the quilt, appliquéing,
squaring a quilt, border preparation, and binding
while chapter galleries show the versatility of the
quilts for non-military applications.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 118 color images • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4719-1 • soft cover • $19.99
Civil War Quilts.
Pam Weeks & Don Beld.
With over 170 photos, 47 quilt patterns, and
engaging text, this book tells the stories of
fourteen extraordinary Civil War quilts and
the women who made them. Also included is
information on reproduction fabrics and how to
participate in modern soldier-related community
service quilting. This book is a must read for any
serious quilter, historian, or Civil War enthusiast.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 162 color &
59 b/w photos • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3936-3 • hard cover • $39.99
WorldWar II Quilts.
SueReich.ManyAmerican
women applied their skills in making quilts for
the benefit of U.S. soldiers during the period
1940-1945, either as gifts outright or as raffle
items to raise money for good causes. 335
color photos and descriptive text identify many
colorful, patriotic quilts with military symbols and
insignia. When possible, the original patterns
and designs that inspired the quilts are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 335 color photos
Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3451-1 • hard cover • $39.99
Quilts in Everyday Life, 1855-1955: A
100-Year Photographic History.
Janet E.
Finley. The history of quilts and their usage
is presented here in full detail through 330
vintage photographs containing a quilt. Each
vivid image provides commentary on quilting
specifics, photography, costume, and American
cultural history. This book is a wonderful resource
for all quilters, historians, and photographers.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 330 images • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4216-5 • hard cover • $34.99
Quilts of Virginia 1607-1899: The Birth
of America Through the Eye of a Needle.
Virginia Consortium of Quilters’ Documentation
Project. Over 270 beautiful historic quilts and
ephemera in over 430 color and vintage photos.
From quilted armor of the 17th century to crazy
quilts of the 19th century, they include homespun
work of slaves and fancy work of freed women
and First Ladies. An important contribution to
quilting history and Virginia heritage.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • Index
428 color & 4 B/W photos • 160 pp
ISBN: 0-7643-2465-9 • soft cover • $29.95
Quilts and Quiltmakers Covering Con-
necticut.
The Connecticut Quilt Search Project.
Over 145 outstanding and diverse quilts from
Connecticut, dating from the pre-Revolutionary
War era to the mid-20th century. Includes stories
of the quiltmakers, historical background, and an
extensive bibliography. A must for students of
quilt history, women’s studies, textile enthusiasts,
and lovers of American history.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 278 color photos
Index • 176 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-1472-6 • soft
cover • $29.95
Quilts of the Oregon Trail.
Mary Bywater
Cross. Presents quilts as documents of history
that help us learn about the lives and experiences
of the many women who traveled the Oregon
Trail from 1840-1870. Features 56 quilts made
before, during, and after the journey, shown
in full color along with vintage photos of the
makers and historical background. Includes
multiple appendices, glossary, and extensive
bibliography.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • Index
138 color & 40 b/w photos • 184 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2316-4 • soft cover • $29.99
Quilting Traditions: Pieces from the
Past.
Patricia T. Herr. Quilts made by
Amish, Mennonite, and other Pennsylva-
nia German groups, with contributions
from the Scots-Irish Presbyterians and
the English Quakers, in 225 gorgeous
color photographs, enhanced by close-
up details, tools, accessories, and the
people surrounding their creation.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 225 photos
Index • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1121-2 • soft cover • $29.95
Amish Quilts of Lancaster County.
Patricia
T. Herr. Enjoy the bold design and glowing colors
of Amish quilts, specifically the 82 Lancaster
County, Pennsylvania, Amish quilts formerly
known as the Esprit collection. This volume
gives new insight into their beauty, using over
350 detailed color photographs and discussions
of Amish culture, quilting patterns, materials,
and construction.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 351 color photos
Index • 176 pp.ISBN: 0-7643-2017-3 • soft
cover • $29.95
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