Rugmaking Books For loom-woven rug books, see the Weaving
Hook, Loop & Lock: Create Fun and Easy Locker Hooked Projects, Theresa
Pulido. Go "loopy" for locker hooking - a fun, easy-to-learn method for turning strips of fabric or yarn into fabulous home decor, stylish fashion accessories and one-of-a-kind gifts. In this book, traditional locker hooking breaks out of its homespun country image, showing that it can be bold, modern, wild, whimsical ... whatever you want it to be! You'll be "hooked" once you see the fabulous projects inside - from super-simple candy-stripe coasters and funky placemats, to retro-chic bags, exquisite luminaries and custom cozies for your cell phone, digital camera or mp3 player.
Full-color photos and diagrams for 31 original projects from various artists,
using a diverse combination of techniques, textures and materials - ribbons,
beads and snazzy fibers, silk mohair, wool... even recycled plastic bags!
Everything a beginner needs to know for happy results, from basic supplies to
finishing techniques. ISBN: 160061129X. 8 1/2" x 11"
softcover, 128 pages. $19.99 #169418
Hooking: An American Perspective, Marilyn Livingston.
With 23 line
drawings and graphs, and 18 color illustrations of patterns and projects, this
book is instructional as well as inspirational. The book covers the
history of the technique, clearly explains how to do it yourself, and how to
care for the finished locker hooked items. Sc, 66 pgs, $15.00
Unique Locker Hooking Handcrafts to Give and Wear, Theresa Pulido. Readers receive everything they loved in 'Hook, Loop & Lock', plus more! Author Theresa Pulido shares 30 new projects with readers, from purses small and large to jewellery, as well as home decor items including traditional rugs, unique pillows and tableware. These projects also show readers how to incorporate new techniques such as making extra-large loops and combining materials together, as well as using unique materials, from yarns and unspun fiber, to ceramic tile, beads, ribbon and more.
ISBN-13: 9781440215810. ISBN-10: 1440215812. Publisher: F&W Publications.
8.25" x 10.35" softcover. 128 pages. $22.99 #139734
Rug Hook Book: Techniques, Projects and Patterns For This Easy,
Traditional Craft, Thom Boswell, Editor.
So easy to do - yet look at the gorgeous results! With crochet
hook and scraps of old cloth, you'll make plush, colorful rugs in
traditional , contemporary and primitive styles like the heirloom rugs
Even if you're a beginner, instructs ions are so easy you'll get started
right away with simple techniques and materials. Two dozen projects
are shown in fine detail with beautiful patterns, clear diagrams, and
large, full-color photographs, that make it a snap to hook any kind
of rug you want. There are Persian rug designs, tapestry patterns,
primitive folk-art, colonial antique styles, American Indian patterns,
hearts and flowers, and many more styles and ornamental details to choose
from. ISBN: 0806983590. Publisher: Sterling/Lark. Softcover 8 1/2" x 10" 144 pages. $25.00