Handbook No. 4: Traditional Shirred & Standing Wool Rugs
The new third edition of
Traditional Shirred and Standing Wool Rugs is more than doubled in size
from the 1996 edition and not only includes more information about the
traditional techniques but also never-before-published techniques and
---Standing wool rugs, including
beaded rugs and milleflore
---Three varieties of faux shirring are included: sewn, crocheted and
---Four varieties of center shirring: sewn, Snow-on-the-Mountain,
and the bent hook
shirring and mono-shirring.
bonus chapters: Postage
Stamp rugs and
The Handbook section has been
completely revised to include recycling clothing from t-shirts and
jeans to sweaters and socks into fabulous, reversible rugs. Like all of
the Handbooks, it is not a "craft" book, but a
true handbook for the textile explorer.
Rugmaker's Handbook No.
4: Traditional Shirred and Standing Wool Rugs.....$18.95
ISBN 1-931-426-31-7, 6" X 9", paperback,190 pages, Color cover, black
and white interior with over 260 black and white photos and
copyright Rafter-four Designs
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