Beautiful Ragwork

Beautiful Ragwork

Over 20 Hand-hooked Designs for Floors, Walls, Furniture, and Accessories

Book - 2002
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Using a range of recycled materials from nylon, cotton, lycra, and crimplene to plastic bags, Lizzie Reakes' designs have a wit and originality that will inspire even the most reluctant needlecrafter to reach for his canvas.
24 exciting and original projects include:
* Shaped hearth rugs
* Patchwork squares
*Children's activity mats
*Sentimental samplers
*Wall banners
*Muslin curtains
*Cushion covers
*Shoulder bags
*Hair accessories
*And much more
Reakes' projects combine hand-hooking and simple applique to eye-catching effect. She explains each project aided by clear step-by-step photographs. And she includes templates for over a dozen designs. With its extensive guide to choosing materials and making the best use of color, pattern, and texture, this is the ideal book for the ragwork enthusiast...and for anyone who wants a stellar introduction to this exciting craft
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2002.
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9780312303952
Branch Call Number: 746 Rea 3701 1
Characteristics: 127 pages : color illustrations
Alternative Title: Beautiful rag work


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