Welcome to Woolley Fox American Folk Art Rug Hooking, the new book by leading teacher Barbara Carroll where you will learn everything you need to know to successfully complete the 18 authentic American folk art projects provided.
Woolley Fox American Folk Art Rug Hooking is divided into three sections that provide you with inspiration, how to basics and complete projects with patterns.
Part I invites you to the Woolley Fox, where rug hooking enthusiasts from around the world attend workshops. With Barbara Carroll and her husband Wayne as guides, you will tour the Woolley Fox guesthouses and classroom, see Barbara's extensive wool rug collections, 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
- Hooking the wool, points, background, corners
- Transferring the pattern
- The backing
- The borders
- The frame 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.