Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick follows the evolution of Deanne's craft and the lessons she's learned along the way. From her earliest explorations to her latest works, this book is a must-have for Deanne Fitzpatrick fans. The inimitable Deanne Fitzpatrick, well-known rug hooking designer, teacher, and spokesperson from Nova Scotia, inspires rug hookers everywhere with her distinctive style. Her writings describe her down-to-earth approach to her art and her free-form technique to lead the reader to the breezy, homey, Maritime Canadian style of rug hooking. Learn to rug hook people, houses, boats, churches and landscapes the Deanne way. Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick features over 40 of Deanne's distinct designs from the past 20 years. Highlights include how to hook people and their houses; how to create landscapes, such as earth, sky and water in Deanne's style; the art of hooking and the state of contemporary rug hooking.
Deanne Fitzpatrick teaches, designs, and inspires rug hookers from her shop and studio in Amherst, Nova Scotia. She has a devoted following for her online workshops and blog, hookingrugs.com, and she runs annual rug hooking retreats and schools. She writes for Rug Hooking magazine and serves on their editorial board. She is author of Secrets of Planning and Designing Hand-Hooked Rugs, Hook Me a Story, and Simply Modern. She has nearly 7,000 Facebook followers, 640 on Pinterest, 1,800 on Instagram and 5.7k subscribers to her YouTube channel.