Primitive Rug Hooking

January 28, 2007 by  
Filed under Die Cutting Machines and Supplies

At Die Cut Machines your source for Die Cutting Machines and Crafting Supplies we hope the Primitive Rug Hooking products and information here meets your needs.

User-Agent error.  If you see this error message, please e-mail us!
Where I can buy a piece of white cloth of primitive rug hooking of Monk?

I want to make my own and the bolt carpet in my crib. I a model, but I need the support mat. They told me to search for "Monk's cloth." I tried to craft but Michael told me to try a fabric store. My shop local fabric had no idea what he was talking! Ideas?

Unfortunately Michael does not have everything ... Try these sites below to see if you can find what you are looking ... you can get an idea of a convenience store where you can buy at the top (if you do not want to order!) Good luck! - Erik

Get Hooked Rugs

Hooked rugs have increased worldwide, the floor of the kitchen wall as works of art. There is a new generation of prostitutes, whose work will never see the bottom of the shoe. For a growing number of prostitutes (yes, that's what they call themselves), the hook is like painting. Wool is the painting and the hook is his brush.

Similar to the painting, there is now a wide range of hooked rug designs, the marking on the modern forms of folk scenes, landscapes and subtle expressionist self-portraits. It was not always so. Hooking carpet was simply a way to use the well worn pieces of cloth fabric for the service itself.

Farmers, fishermen and their wives, who emigrated from northern Europe and settled in Canada and along the coast of New England, probably introduced art North America. From Scotland, England, France, Scandinavia and Germany, which has the tradition of handmade carpets, many of whom are now considered an important category of folk art. Then, as now, all that was needed was a hook, a few bands fabric or yarn, and a base material connected to a single four stretcher strips of wood bound.

Dating to the early 19th century, these rugs hook (Other than sewing son, or rag rugs) were from the States of New England and the Maritime Provinces of Canada. They were primitive and utility, based on pictorial designs, floral and geometric, often represents an individual manufacturer of life: a house, farm, barnyard animals, animals, birds and flowers. Wool, flannel, and pieces of cotton fell 1 / 4 inch wide strips and retired in the loop through a rigid fabric, such as jute.

Although these mats were made with the same skill as embroidery or schoolgirl samplers and sewing fine hooked rugs were utilitarian made to hide dirt or wooden floors or to establish before the house. They were "the art of poverty" and not in good homes. If rug was attractive, the better, but they were designed to provide heat, and women who have used bits of fabric of history they had and they quickly hooked. When the carpet is down, have been abandoned.

The creative designs inspired by naive flourishing from 1830 to 1850 and some 1860 model-makers began printing and selling kits carpet pre-patterns on burlap, mass-produced and without the most free, at least technically correct original patterns. The carpets are more symmetric stencil, less fantasy and more realistic, but many women have added his personal touch and carpets of several based on the model itself could each look very different.

In the late 1800s, employers are sealed jute (the slut showing what areas to fill and color), allowing more complex designs to create and reproduce. Rug hooking became into a thriving cottage industries in the next half-century, particularly in the Northeast.

The evolution of the belt connected to the art the art was as prostitutes began to explore and create more than one of a kind of plant. Today, these carpets have obtained satisfaction to collectors and decorators. hooked rug from the 1900s and early 1800s can now send thousands of dollars. The price of the old century and the rarest of these mats 19 have reached the financial stratosphere. The interest and admiration This art has been a pioneer in sleep until 1976, the exhibition of hooked rugs, organized by Joel and Kate Kopp Folk Art (formerly Viva America) at the Museum of America in New York. Whether as a hobby or a family heirloom, hooked rugs are back in the United States.

About the Author

For cleaning tipsfor your carpet and other rug ideas visit


Comments are closed.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!