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By Rug Hooking Magazine

By no means sooner than have the entire Reader's selection rugs been accumulated jointly in a single quantity. the easiest of the simplest, the rugs selected by means of rug hookers themselves, those rugs have been voted the favorites via the readers of Rug Hooking journal within the annual social gathering of Hand-Hooked Rugs competitions.

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Her husband made a slide of that photo so that Bernice could project the image onto the wall and transfer the design onto burlap. This was Bernice’s first hooked piece, worked primarily in shades of beige. She used tweeds, plaids, and heathers to mimic the rough hand-hewn stones. Most of the wool came from her evergrowing collection from thrift shops. She used much of the fabric as is, but she did purchase and spot dye a hound’s-tooth check. The wall on the left was Bernice’s greatest challenge.

Gail used the same dip dye to hook a one-line separation between the outer border and the background.

Suzanne agreed to hook the rug, only to discover that it would be the largest project she had ever attempted. “Brimming with confidence,” Suzanne took the project to the Texas Rug Camp. Due to a bout with polio after she was married in 1952, Suzanne does not have enough strength in her arms to dye wool, so teacher Lois Dugal helped out. Lois dyed all of the wool for the flowers and the greenery, based on paint swatches from Suzanne. Suzanne finished the center before the next year’s camp. Again, Lois was there to lend a hand.

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