After you register, you will get a welcome email with the link. If you get asked a password, Register again here to get a link that includes the password. You can find this page again by visiting rughookin.com Join the hook-in now! How to join me for the first time If you attended my live […]
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See all the patterns on the new Rug Hooking Patterns page. Finally. . . I have all the rug hooking patterns posted and available to you online. All patterns are available on Monk’s Cloth, Rug Warp and Linen. If you’ve spent any time in one of my classes you know that I prefer Rug Warp. […]
A PDF of these instructions are available to members of The Rug Hooking Journey. Members can find the PDF here. You can join the membership at any time. After the edge of the rug is prepared, folded and secured in place with some simple basting, it is time to whip the edge of your hooked […]
Episode 018 How to search for a rug hooking article Online store Subscribe Friday Webinar at 4pm eastern daylight time. Register here. The Rug Hooking Journey Membership Online Courses Practical Color Planning for Rug Hookers Right click here and click “Save Link as…” to download this episode. Have you subscribed to this podcast? Have you […]
Episode 017 Use a photo of a rug for reference, but create your own vision If you don’t create your own unique works, who will? Only YOU can hook YOUR rugs. While a photocopy can be a handy reference, don’t be timid about venturing off on your own. If you need more help you can […]
Episode 016 Steaming your Hooked Rug Steaming makes all the difference. Don’t skip this important step. In fact, you may want to do it more than once. I steam before I start the finish and then another light steam when the finish edge is complete. Do you steam your hooked rugs? Why or why not? […]
I recently finished a footstool for a friend. It gave me a chance to look at alternate ways to do the finishing. I did all the work during my Live! Lessons. You can join me every . Because these were filmed live they are a bit long, but you get to see every step. Grab […]
Episode 015 Add a label to your hooked rugs For more information about creating label, see this older article. Find printable fabric on Amazon. This is an affiliate link. That means I earn a small fee for sending you to Amazon, but it does not affect the price you pay at all. It is a […]
Episode 014 Fold Forward Rug Finish This is the finish that I teach to beginner rug hookers. Easy technique and simple supplies make it ideal for beginners and experienced rug hookers alike. This is a sturdy finish that holds up well to foot traffic and still looks good on a wall hanging.
Episode 013 How do you jump start your creativity? Do you worry too much about your loops? Do you fuss over making your loops perfect? Don’t! Have you subscribed to this podcast? Have you left a review? If so, THANKS!