Hooked Rug Storytelling - Book Launch in Swaledale

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Hooked Rug Storytelling - Book Launch in Swaledale

Postby Catkin » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:20 pm

On the 28th June 2011 after 10 am well known Reeth craftswoman Heather Ritchie and talented author Lesley Mary Close will be discussing the beautifully written and photographed book called

Hooked Rug Storytelling: The Art of Heather Ritchie by Lesley Mary Close

The launch of this book which was published in America in April of this year will be held at: Swaledale Museum, The Green, Reeth, North Yorkshire, UK DL11 6QT

Book description: With 370 detailed photos and insightful text, readers are introduced to the internationally renowned hooked rug artist, Heather Ritchie, and her creations. Bringing her unique style to this traditional craft, this book explains how she created each rug and provides valuable insights into her techniques. Heather has transformed a basic handicraft into an art form of great subtlety.
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