Story Rugs

Paulette Hackman is working on a book, Story Rugs, for Stackpole Publishing, USA and   says she has many great story images in from Canada, US, and the UK and in the hopes of getting the widest representation possible is making a point to send information on her project to places where little has been submitted .

June, 2014 is the deadline Daughters of the Northern Lights - CopyPaulette has set to review images for this wonderful collection of highly personalized rugs.

Do you have a story rug to submit? Read more About the Story Rug Project and feel free to contact Paulette directly if you have any questions.

Paulette is a member of ATHA, GMRHG, (Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild) and has sat on the Editorial Board of Rug Hooking Magazine for a dozen years or so. You can also see much of her writing in Rug Hooking Magazine (search on her name).

One Aussie Guild Member who has completed a story rug is Chris Noorbergen who designed and hooked “My Love Rug” (85cmx 102cm)

 Family Tree story rug designed & hooked by Chris Noorbergen, Victoria AU

hooked on hessian backing with wool strips and some wool yarn. The fabric was mostly hand dyed by Chris. She says it is her family tree with one image of every person in the family, except her husband and herself.

Chris will be at the 2014 Strathalbyn Rughooking Expo in October, where she will be instructing those with “some” previous rughooking experience in the art of Hooking an A3 facial portrait from a photograph.

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