rughookingmagazine.com

Thanks for signing up!

Designing 101

Dear Beginning Rug Hooker: Use templates to design your rugs.

By: Sharon A. Smith

Boating Bunnies, 35" x 24", #4-, 6-, and 8-cut wool on linen. Designed and hooked by Sharon A. Smith, Walnut Creek, California, 2014. I used a curved architect’s ruler to make the cloudy sky background.

How can I design a rug? It is a question that every rug hooker faces, especially beginners looking to step away from commercial patterns. Never fear—templates are here!

Is there a rug design that has been simmering in your brain for ages that refuses to leap onto your linen? Or are you stuck on knowing how to create an interesting background idea or a great border? 

YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ARTICLES


Free tutorials, expert tips, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Reviews

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Sign In to Your Account

Close Window
Sign In with one of your Social Accounts
Facebook Twitter
OR
Sign In using Email and Password