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Hooking Your Own Upholstery

A little inspiration and a staple gun

By: Tamara Pavich
Hooking Your Own Upholstery

Monochromatic Abstract in Greens, #3-cut wool on linen. Designed and hooked by John Flournoy, Lewes, Delaware, 2014.

There comes a time in our rug hooking careers when we begin to trip on overlapping rugs, when our walls are pretty much covered, and when our cupboards and closets are filled with rolled-up beauties—there is nowhere to display them. Yet we want to keep on hooking. If you’re casting about for new surfaces toadorn, consider going to work on a pretty piece of furniture. Here are eight industrious hookers and their projects to inspire you to hook your own upholstery and create charming furniture pieces for your home.

This article is from the January/February 2016 issue. For more information on our issue, check out our issue page.

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