Arts & Crafts : The Art and Craft of Rug Hooking Fiber Art
Explore the Art & Craft of Rug Hooking Fiber Art
"Rug hooking uses a hand hook, similar in shape to a crochet hook, to form a looped pile from fabric strips or yarn on an even-weave base fabric." RugHookingOnline.com
The folk artistry in authentic rug hooking goes beyond simple latch hook rug kits you buy off the shelf in your favorite craft store. Yes, you will learn more about this beautiful form of art and craft by reading Creativity Portal's collection of rug hooking articles written by professional rug-hooking artists such as Canada's Deanne Fitzpatrick and by browsing our collection of instructional rug hooking resources where you'll find Web sites that explain hooking rug history and processes; and those that share free tips, patterns, techniques, and tutorials for your creative rug hooking research and projects.
Featured Rug Hooking & Fiber Art Articles
Free Fiber Art Tutorial
How to Dye Wool with Onion Skins
By Linda Ferretti
Learn how to dye your own materials (like wool) for your fiber art projects. This tutorial will show you how to use red onion skins to dye wool pieces intended for fiber art and rug hooking projects.
Romancing the Cod
The Rug Hooker's Guide to Creativity: from Every Craft there Grows an Art
Instructional How-to Rug Hooking Resources
Deanne Fitzpatrick: Rug Hooking Artist
Rug Hooking 101
Rug Hooking Online
Amherst Antiques, Folk Art, and Rug Hooking