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  • Publisher: Ampry Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 30 September 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781945550324
  • Stock: 37 in stock
  • Size: 204x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP Price: £21.99
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Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 28

£21.99

by Rug Hooking Magazine

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Book Description

69 hand-crafted rugs with 59 detailed close-up shots.

Each year, expert judges choose the best hand-hooked rugs from the many rugs entered into the annual juried competition known as Celebration. Now in its 28th year, the competition showcases rugs from all over the US, Canada, and from around the world. Each winning rug is presented in a full-colour spread that includes a photo of the rug, a close-up detail highlighting fine workmanship, and comments from the artist and the judges. This publication is eagerly awaited each year and is overflowing with inspiration for all who are interested in fibre arts. Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 28 showcases 69 hand-crafted rugs with 59 detailed close-up shots. Each winner’s rug is accompanied by an in-depth artist statement, detailing the story behind the rug along with comments from the judges.

Table of Contents

Rugs Based on Original Designs

Aaron

Russell L. Nichols, Green Valley, Arizona

 

Ala Moana Memorial Lanterns

Barbara Prentice, Springfield, Virginia

 

America

Nancy Thun, Hoboken, New Jersey

 

At Jesus’ Feet

Eric Sandberg, Onancock, Virginia

 

Back Lit Jack Pine

Donna Brunner, Westerose, Alberta, Canada

 

Barn

Melinda Russell, Alderson, West Virginia

 

Brainchild

Wayne Bressler, New York, New York

 

Celestial Spheres

Elaine Fischhoff, Lansing, Michigan

 

Deco Dress

Cindy Irwin, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

Downhill

Barb Powell, Redmond, Oregon

 

Fiddler on the Roof

Val Flannigan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

 

Four Seasons

Tatiana Knodel, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

 

Giverny, France

Sheri Ahner, Kirkwood, Missouri

 

Halloween Mischief

Susan Cunningham, Laramie, Wyoming

 

He Holds All Creation Together

Debby Schnabel, Pine Grove, California

 

Honest Eds

Trish Johnson, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

Liberty

Sharon A. Smith, Walnut Creek, California

 

Morning Haze

Toni Gallagher, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Mosaic Muse

Shawn Bybee Niemeyer, Centennial, Colorado

 

No Greater Love

Donna Hrkman, Dayton, Ohio

 

Oh Starry Night

Donna Cunningham, Muncie, Indiana

 

Ricker Lobster Company

Janis Ricker, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

 

Speaking Shakespeare

Marian Hall, West Chester, Pennsylvania

 

Temple Fish

Gail Nichols, Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia

 

The Fish Carpet

Peggy Peacock, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

Zoo Day

Janet Hamstead, Mount Vernon, Ohio

 

Rugs Based on Commercial Designs

Alphapets

Donna M. Stone, The Hills, Texas

 

David’s Vine

Cathryn Williams, Los Gatos, California

 

Home on the Mississippi

Jane McGown Flynn, Holden, Massachusetts

 

Les Toutes Fleurs

Heidi Grevstad, Portland, Oregon

 

Scotty McGruff

Laura Pierce, Petaluma, California

 

Song of Persia

Lee Williams, Stigler, Oklahoma

 

Tiffany

Susan Naples, Santa Ana, California

 

Tree Study IV

Deb Szwed, Taylor, Michigan

 

Victoria Avenue

Katy Powell, Milwaukie, Oregon

 

Victory Rose

Marion Sachs, York, Pennsylvania

 

Wedgewood Platter

Peggy Hannum, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

Rugs Based on Adaptations

Air Traffic Control

Anne Bond, Northville, Michigan

 

Beautiful Angel

Patty Piek-Groth, Janesville, Wisconsin

 

Christmas Postcard

Donna Tackett, Nashville, Indiana

 

Early Light

Tena Tarler Rosner, Shaker Heights, Ohio

 

Evan and His Lamb, Luna

Marilyn Becker, Wausau, Wisconsin

 

Happy Man

Susan Baker, Stanbridge East, Quebec, Canada

 

Home of Jesse Smith in 1847

Mary McGrath, Mukwonago, Wisconsin

 

King

Joyce Krueger, Waukesha, Wisconsin

 

Mac in the Daisies

Barbie Beck-Wilczek, Littleton, New Hampshire

 

Maritime Christmas

Donna Culp, Athens, Georgia

 

Orchard House Welcome

Diane Gill, Martinsburg, West Virginia

 

Springtime on the Island from Grammy’s Back Door

Grace Collette, Chester, New Hampshire

 

The Blessed Virgin

Liz Marino, South Egremont, Massachusetts

 

The Catastrophe

Lynne Howard, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 

The Observer

Cheryl G.W. Orcutt, Peterborough, New Hampshire

 

The Origin of Inspiration

Jane Anderson, Clinton, New Jersey

 

Tiger Close Up

Judy Carter, Willow Street, Pennsylvania

 

Van Gogh Self Portrait 1887

Therese Shick, Annandale, New Jersey

 

Wilson’s on the Lake

Karen Whidden, Southern Pines, North Carolina

 

Woman on Horse in Mountains

Nancy Samuels, La Canada Flintridge, California

 

 

Rugs Based on Primitive Design

Borders

Lyle Drier, Waukesha, Wisconsin

 

Posy Sheep

Kris Miller, Howell, Michigan

 

 

Honorable Mentions

A Bunny for Margaret

Jan King, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

 

Brushes

Nara De Alcantara, River Edge, New Jersey

 

Claire’s Hen Party

Patsy Gorveatte, Black Point, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Outside the Box

Susan Grant, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada

 

Owl Over the Cottage

Fumiyo Heinig, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

 

Steam Punk Tangle

Laurie Wiles, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

Tangled Trot

Nancy Qualls, Hooksett, New Hampshire

 

Three Flowers

Helen Mar Parkin, Lindale, Texas

 

West County Bounty

Brigitta Phy, Sebastopol, California

 

Winter Games

Carolyn Godfread, Bismarck, North Dakota

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