About This Item
Are you looking for a way to jazz up your rug hooking? This book will introduce you to a whole new world of fancy fibers to use in your hooked rugs! Well known designer and teacher Gail Dufresne shows you how to use yarns and ribbons, buttons and beads, silk and other alternative fibers in your hooked pieces. Unusual materials, unexpected shapes, and surprising tricks can make a hooked piece a piece of art suitable for display on your wall—or the wall of a gallery. Lavishly illustrated with her own rugs and the works of other contemporary artists, this book will inspire you to look beyond your wool stash. Add a little glitz and surprise to your next masterpiece!
Gail Dufresne is a certified McGown rug hooking artist from Lambertville, New Jersey, where she teaches, dyes, and designs in her home studio. She travels to workshops and rug schools throughout the U.S and Canada, teaching her unique, colorful techniques to rug hookers from coast to coast. Gail uses unusual and non-traditional materials in her eye-catching, distinctive rugs. She is a frequent contributor to Rug Hooking magazine. Visit her website at www.goathilldesigns.com to learn more.