Hooked rugs https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/ Hooked rugs Bird Cushion This small cushion was hooked in cotton tubular yarn...in varigated colours. 45 x 59 cms approx. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=146715806 146715806 Clare's Bedside rug ...which coordinates with her beautiful bed quilt... https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175947488 175947488 'Silent Spirit' I hooked this wall rug using 100% dupion silk. I then sheared the finished rug. This wall rug hangs from an invisble wooden batten. it measures 110cms long and 75cms wide - it is also very heavy! https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=136328393 136328393 Hemp/Antique panel Cushion - COMPLETED A cushion made from a combined technique of progging and embroidery. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153717274 153717274 'Hooked in London' This rug is made from old T Shirts and dyed Hosiery. I first hooked the rug and then sheared off the top of the loops to create a textured feel to the rug. 92cm x 33cm. The title indicates a new Rug Group to which I belong. We meet at Craft Central in Clerkenwell, London. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=122396190 122396190 Sari-Silk Half Moon rug I used the progging technique to make this rug from short strips of sari-silk. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=141862582 141862582 East How I loved my colourful East cardigan. However it was 100% wool and shrunk in the wash! So I cut it into strips and hey presto I hooked a round cushion using the cardigan which I cut into strips! https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326278 105326278 'House with a View' This small rug was made from hand dyed wool. I hooked strips of the wool into the backing. Inspiration: Deanne Fitzpatrick's mats/rugs. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326276 105326276 The start of 'Firebird' project Materials ready for commencement of 'The Firebird' project. I https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326253 105326253 Firebird Panels Three panels........ inspiration:The Firebird Stories and Stravinsky's Ballet. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326272 105326272 Sunflower I used my own hand dyed woollen fabrics to create this small mat. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326279 105326279 Cushion - the start.... Made from natural fabrics....The centre panel is antique Indian embroidery the rest has been progged in 100% Hemp with a row of 100% Dupion silk. The reverse side will be made in a panel of pure cotton. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326275 105326275 'Quetzy' The start of The Quetzal Bird hooked wall hanging. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326304 105326304 Quetzal Bird Now hooked on rug hooking.... I decided to use a 100% wool background and hook this Quetzal bird pattern into it using brightly dyed Hosiery! I have Cilla Cameron to thank for the dyed hosiery and the Bird pattern was one of Chantal's. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326277 105326277 Chickens Galore Hooked in London group members joined a Chicken Project started by Deb and and her friends from Woolwrights Rug Hooking Guild in USA.. This shows just a sample of what is to come....... The cockerel mat was made by Ruth Robinson, the little coaster by Margaret Cooter and I made the other chicken mat! https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=132630377 132630377 The Chicken Rug ...inspired by an antique rug found by my friend Deb Burcin (Lancaster USA) I made this little rug. Hooked from hand dyed T shirts! https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=135922522 135922522 A 'hooked scene' The start of 'A View of the Sea'. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326303 105326303 Dyed fabrics in the garden! A colourful washing line within my garden showing a selection of hand dyed woollen fabrics. These will be used for hooking rugs and wall hangings. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326302 105326302 Dyed wool An old Harrod's 100% wool blanket (thank you Clare) was placed in the dye pot alongside a piece of red flannel coat...the result was this beautiful shaded piece of woollen fabric. I shall use it to make a rug. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326269 105326269 'Phoenix' This hooked rug (100% wool) was made by Clare Hutchinson - Textile Artist - from Skipton. Ithis rug was made as a gift for Clare's friends who own a narrow boat. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=132630376 132630376 Deb's Snowman This snowy scene was hooked with wool by Deb Burcin from Lancaster, USA. She belongs to Woolwrights Rug Hooking Guild where traditional rug hooking methods are used. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139338889 139338889