Seven colorful rugs to crochet with fabric strips or yarn in just a few hours! Skill level: Easy
Every weaver weaves a rag rug—or two, or three. In this long-awaited book, well-known weaver and teacher Tom Knisely shares his knowledge and expertise in this collection of favorite rag rug patterns. • The first comprehensive book on weaving rag rugs in a generation • Color planning and design advice for rag rugs • Step-by-step instructions on warping and weaving for your rag rug • More than 30 rag rug projects, from simple to advanced
A combination how-to book for weaving rugs with fabric remnants, and a gallery of gorgeous contemporary rugs by some of today’s best designers. This book brings rag rugs out of old country cabins and places them beside the best of contemporary crafts and d�cor. A delight for weavers and nonweavers alike.
Here’s a fresh take on the crafts of rugmaking and knitting—the very first book of its kind. These 21 stylish rug projects are so eye-catching that it’s hard to believe that even novice knitters can create them. But they can, thanks to a thorough section on knitting basics, sumptuously illustrated with more than 60 how-to photographs; advice on embellishments, including embroidery, fringes, and tassels; and instruction on finishing touches, such as weaving ends, sewing seams, blocking, backing, and lining. Put this knowledge to work on a multicolored Big Needle Garter Stitch Rug, Knit and Purl Oval Rug, Thunderbird Wall Tapestry, and others. Every rug is beautifully photographed in a home setting, and includes patterns and ideas for modifying the design. The author lives in Longmont, CO.
If you own a digital camera and actively take pictures with it, you probably have a hard drive, memory card, or laptop filled with images that you keep meaning to do something with but never get around to. 101 Quick and Easy Secrets for Using Your Digital
Rug twining is so simple all ages and skill levels can do it, and is especially beneficial for seniors or anyone who wants to increase manual dexterity. The materials are practically free (fabric scraps) and the results are durable, heirloom quality floor coverings. Step-by-step instructions for nine samplers and ten full-size rugs are included.
Have fun with a craft that s quick, easy, and eco-friendly! This great new crochet style uses a large hook plus fabric strips from unwanted garments or a stash of leftovers. The result: a stiff, sturdy, textured weave that s ideal for home accessories, garments, and bags. Crochet cozy slippers, rugs, blankets, cushions, baskets, and more. These crafty creations are durable and pretty!"
Redecorate your home without sewing a stitch! Sixty simple-to-do projects add color and style everywhere. Full-color photographs showcase window treatments, cushions, lampshades, table linens, bedcovers, and much more -- all made with readily available and inexpensive materials and supplies. Enhance the living room with elegant throw pillows, and revitalize the dining room by recovering the chair seats. Hide clutter by making bookshelf curtains. Add comfort to a bed with a padded headboard. With these illustrated instructions and templates, it's easy to decor whenever the mood strikes