A Feather in Your Cap
Hook a realistic feather with as-is textured wool
Three Feathers, 13" x 28", #4- to 8-cut wool on monk's cloth using as-is textured wool. Designed and hooked by Judy Carter, Willow Street, Pennsylvania 2014.
Are you a new rug hooker who wants to learn about hooking animals? Do you want to use as-is textured wools but don’t know where to start? Would you like to hook realistically using a wide cut? Here is a small project that will help you learn some of the tricks for using as-is textured wools in an animal.
Let’s look at a turkey feather and learn step by step how to mix as-is wools, using wide cuts, to create a realistic hooked rug.
This article is from the November/December 2014 issue. For more information on our issues, check out our issues page.