Dating rug hookers

06 May

Using wool fabric that has been cut into ¼ inch strips, you will pull loops with a hook a Folk-Art Tulip design that has been hand drawn onto a linen backing.Level of experience: No experience necessary Materials Provided by Instructor: Kit will include hand drawn Folk Art Tulip design on linen backing, cut wool (1/4 inch wide) and a hook.Scenes from nature were her main inspiration, and she had a particular concern for endangered species of birds and plants.This lady’s slipper, a beautiful but threatened wildflower, is an excellent example of her signature hooking style.

His grandmother, Gertrude Schaller, thought that I should learn how to be a hooker if I was going to enter the family.

Longman originally learned to hook from her mother, but she drew inspiration from the Grenfell Mission style after a friend asked her to repair a damaged rug.

She created impressively detailed images with delicate shading and tonal variations by using particularly fine burlap backing cloth and thin strips of nylon.

Also, included will be printed materials for reference.

Materials Provided by Student: small scissors (embroidery scissors work the best).