Folk Rugs

folk rugs
  • tribe: a social division of (usually preliterate) people
  • Relating to or originating from the beliefs and opinions of ordinary people
  • Of or relating to the traditional art or culture of a community or nation
  • Of or relating to folk music
  • family: people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
  • people in general (often used in the plural); "they're just country folk"; "folks around here drink moonshine"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
  • (Rug (animal covering)) A rug (UK), blanket(Equine and other livestock, US), or coat (canine and other companion animals, US) is a covering or garment made by humans to protect their pets from the elements, as in a horse rug or dog coat.
  • A small carpet woven in a pattern of colors, typically by hand in a traditional style
  • A thick woolen coverlet or wrap, used esp. when traveling
  • A floor covering of shaggy or woven material, typically not extending over the entire floor
  • (rug) floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
  • (Rug) Rhug (normally Y Rug in Welsh; sometimes given the antiquarian spelling Rug) is a township in the parish of Corwen, Denbighshire, Wales, formerly in the old cantref of Edeirnion and later a part of Merionethshire, two miles from CorwenRug Chapel and ten miles north east of Bala.
folk rugs - Woolley Fox
Woolley Fox American Folk Art Rug Hooking
Woolley Fox American Folk Art Rug Hooking
This new book by leading teacher Barbara Carroll detailing everything a rug hooker needs to know to successfully complete the 18 authentic American folk art projects provided. Divided into three sections: Part I invites the reader to the Woolley Fox, where rug-hooking enthusiasts from around the world attend workshops. With Barbara and her husband Wayne as guides, you will tour the Woolly Fox guesthouses and classroom, see Barbara's wool rug collection, visit her workshop and learn more about the art of rug hooking. Part II begins rug-hooking basics with step-by-step instructions photographed to show: How to work with wool - Dyeing the wool, Cutting the wool and all about tools, and hooking the wool, points, background, corners; Transferring the pattern - the backing, the borders, the frame, and finishing the rug. Part III provides the patterns and instructions for 18 fabulous rug-hooking projects inspired by leading American folk artists, Warren Kimble and Carol Endres. Barbara began hooking rugs in the 80's, she has authored the classic Antique Colours for Primitive Rugs and for Rug Hooking magazine, a primer on techniques.

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Hooked Rug
Hooked Rug
For OurDailyChallenge - Something You Usually Find on the Floor. This hooked rug is 100 years old this year and for as long as we have owned it, it has hung on the wall as a work of art, Undoubtedly a free hand design as opposed to a patterned rug (following a pattern printed on the burlap backing) it demonstrates the talent of the hooker to design and execute the piece, and the use of scrap materials.
Finished Good Folks Mug Rugs
Finished Good Folks Mug Rugs
I finally finished a project off of my bucket list! I finished a series of mug rugs using some of Anna Maria Horner's Good Folks collection. I love how they turned out and I plan on making a bunch more.

folk rugs
folk rugs
Everyday Folk Art: Hooked Rugs and Quilts to Make
Get inspired to stitch and hook! This collection of all-new quilts and coordinating hooked rugs comes from a team of talented sisters—back with more of the signature folk-art style they shared in their first book, Folk Art Friends.
· Create eight pairs of quilts and rugs that spotlight favorite themes, from antique game boards to baseball and pets
· Achieve a timeless look with traditional quilt patterns, such as Log Cabin and Irish Chain
· Learn all you need to know about hooking rugs and stitching quilts—complete how-tos are provided for both

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