The Braided Rug Book

The Braided Rug Book

Creating your Own American Folk Art

Book - 2006
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The classic guide to an enduring American craft gets an eye-catching revision. Fantastic to look at and easy to follow, this expanded version of The Braided Rug Book will win a new audience and also appeal to those who own the previous edition. It features thoroughly updated information, brand-new gallery images, two additional rug techniques to try, and a comprehensive primer on planning a project. Beginners will learn about wools and other materials, how to care for finished rugs, and how to recognize a quality rug. Plus, there are several new color plans and entirely new directions and illustrations for building a rug-braiding stand, complete with a finished photo.

Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2006
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9781579908805
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly ill.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Sturges, Elizabeth J. 1952-

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Mar 17, 2011

This book suggests crocheted rugs as an alternative, so I want to compare the two.


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