Antique Hooked Rug

antique hooked rug

    hooked rug
  • This type of rug is made by pushing loops of yarn through a canvas backing. Making a hooked rug is a relatively quick and easy process and it is an affordable alternative to an authentic knotted rug.

  • Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base such as burlap, linen, or rug warp. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a crochet-type hook mounted in a handle (usually wood) for leverage.

  • A rug made by pulling yarns or fabric through a mesh backing.

  • shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"

  • A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age

  • old-timer: an elderly man

  • made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture"

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Creating an Antique Look in Hand-hooked Rugs (Framework)

Creating an Antique Look in Hand-hooked Rugs (Framework)

Author Cynthia Norwood breaks down the process of creating an antique look in hand-hooked bugs with easy-to-follow information plus tips and recommendations on how best to achieve your goal. Learn the common elements in antique hooked rugs to create your own pattern from start to finish--transferring, customizing, color planning, dyeing techniques, and which cuts of wool work best. Also included is information on different background treatments and fabric use and what effect it has on the finished product. An indispensable tool for those desiring the look of antique style decoration.

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Antique Primitive Hearts Rug

Antique Primitive Hearts Rug

this has to be my favorite rug! I saw the original sold on ebay back in the 90s for a ton of money -- I had to hook my version of it.

Pottery Rug

Pottery Rug

a small wall hanging (15x15 inches) featuring antique pottery - one of my obsessions.

antique hooked rug

antique hooked rug

The Big Book Of Hooked Rugs: 1950-1980s

Using over 450 vintage color photographs, this handsome album chronicles the pivotal years of rug hooking-from the 1950s through the mid-1980s. During this period, both women and men were enjoying the craft and hooking rugs in record numbers. From inside the halls of rug exhibits, readers will enjoy viewing the best that hookers of this era created. Included are lush floral motifs, Oriental-inspired patterns, intricate geometric designs, childhood themes, animal portraits, scenic landscapes, and so much more. A collector's paradise, an interior decorator's dream, a rug hooker's heaven, these meticulously crafted rugs-available at auctions, antiques and collectibles shows, estate and tag sales, flea markets, and on-line-are highly sought after today. Also included is carefully compiled information about the most popular hooked rug pattern makers of the day and those that started "something new."

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