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Homecraft Rugs: Their Historic Background, Romance of Stitchery and Method of Making

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In "Homecraft Rugs: Their Historic Background, Romance of Stitchery and Method of Making," Lydia Le Baron Walker takes readers on a fascinating journey through the world of rug crafting. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for the history of this timeless art form, Walker delves into the origins of rug making, exploring its cultural significance and evolution over time.

One of the most engaging aspects of the book is Walker's exploration of the different techniques and methods used in rug crafting. From traditional hand-knotted rugs to more modern machine-made varieties, she provides a comprehensive overview of the various styles and materials used in creating these beautiful home decor pieces.

Throughout the book, Walker also shares her own personal anecdotes and experiences with rug making, adding a personal touch that makes the reader feel as though they are learning from a trusted friend. Her passion for the craft is infectious, and readers will undoubtedly feel inspired to try their hand at rug making after reading this book.

Overall, "Homecraft Rugs" is a must-read for anyone interested in the art of rug making. Whether you are a seasoned crafter looking to expand your skills or a beginner eager to learn more about this rich and diverse tradition, Walker's book is sure to educate, inspire, and delight.

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A tour de force of the history, construction, preservation, and beauty of all types of rugs, with chapters on braided, needlepoint, woven, crocheted, tapestry, and embroidered rugs and other lesser-known types of floor coverings. - Summary by Joanne Turner

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