By Rug Hooking Magazine
By no means prior to have the entire Reader's selection rugs been amassed jointly in a single quantity. the simplest of the simplest, the rugs selected via rug hookers themselves, those rugs have been voted the favorites by way of the readers of Rug Hooking journal within the annual get together of Hand-Hooked Rugs competitions.
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Additional info for All-Time Favorite Hand-Hooked Rugs: Celebration's Readers' Choice Winners
Lots of materials came straight from the ragbag. This was Thelma’s first experience hooking with plaids and spot dye. While hooking The Four Seasons, Thelma would often drive to St. Louis, a three-and-a half-hour trip, to hook with Mary Melvin. Michelle, 3' x 5', wool on monk’s cloth. Designed and hooked by Sibyl Osicka, Parma, Ohio, 1990. ” If they keep after her long enough, and she has enough time, she admits that something will usually get done. That’s exactly how her daughter Michelle ended up with this rug, named for her.
Cathy Henning paid tribute to her mother’s family memories with “Tales My Mother Told Me” in Celebration V. Bernice Howell’s “Best Friends” in XIII is adapted from a 1929 family photograph of her brother and the family dog, on the back step of their Minnesota farm house. Betty Bouchard’s “Waiting for the War Canoes” in Celebration III evoked a fond personal memory for me. Betty’s write-up spoke about her process of obtaining copyright permission to adapt a painting. But thinking about Betty’s process and seeing the picture of her completed piece reminded me of a gorgeous winter day a few years ago.
Little could those pioneers of the craft have dreamed how their attempt to put some comfort and color into their lives would grow into what I believe has become an art form today—one that’s perfectly appropriate hung on the wall,” she says. Victorian Flowers, 55" x 42", #3- and 4-cut wool on monk’s cloth. Designed and hooked by Ingrid Hieronimus, Petersburg, Ontario, Canada, 1992. WILLIAM M. BISHOP Victorian Flowers Best of Show Readers’ Choice Ingrid Hieronimus Ingrid Hieronimus designed Victorian Flowers for a rug hooking teacher’s workshop.
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