Hooked on Rugs: Outstanding Contemporary Designs (Schiffer Book) (Hardcover)

Hooked on Rugs: Outstanding Contemporary Designs (Schiffer Book) By Jessie A. Turbayne Cover Image


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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764325021
ISBN-10: 0764325027
Publisher: Schiffer Craft
Publication Date: July 27th, 2006
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Schiffer Book