The Creative Hooker (Hardcover)
From both coasts of the United States and Canada, plus many areas in between, Jessie Turbayne has collected over 525 images of the best that rug hooking artists have to offer. Included are designs of Americana and Canadiana, advertising art, angels, and abstract motifs. See rugs motivated by exotic cultures, Korean cranes, and ancient Persian textiles. Visit Niagara Falls, tour Soho, and catch a hooked rug exhibition at Indiana's Carnegie Center. Inspiring words from noted hooking artists indicate that rug hooking has gone uptown. Providing interest to textile collectors and artists, interior decorators, art and antique dealers, and rug hooking artists alike.
Jessie Turbayne is an internationally recognized authority on hooked rugs and author of seven highly regarded books. A resident of Massachusetts, she has been buying, selling, and restoring hooked rugs for over thirty years.