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The Craft Of Hand-Made Rugs (1914) - 296 pages in PDF

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Contents:

Chapter 1 - Needle-made rugs - The braided rug - The scaloped rug - The knitted rug - The crocheted rug - Some minor rugs - Loom and needle rugs - The hooked rug - The needle-woven rug - The loom rug - The Colonial rag rug...
Chapter 2 - A WORD ABOUT DYES - Older methods of dyeing - Natural dyestuffs - Artificial dyestuffs - Commercially dyed cottons - The use of new and old materials...
Chapter 3 - THE BRAIDED RUG - Introduction - The materials - The preparation of materials - Tearing cotton strips - The design - Braiding the rug - A round bedroom rug in blue and pink - An oval bedroom rugh in pink and gray - Another plan...
Chapter 4 - THE SCALLOPED DOORMAT OR TONGUE RUG - Introduction - Materials - Design - Making the rug...
Chapter 5 - THE KNITTED RUG - Introduction - Design - Tools - Materials, dye stuffs and chemicals - Preparation of materials - Grounding with indigo - Greening with quercitron - Setting the Indigo Vat - Dyeing with indigo - Certain defects in indigo vats - Greening with quercitron extract over indigo - Knitting the rug - The plan for another rug...
Chapter 6 - THE CROCHETED RUG - Introduction Design Tools, chemicals, utensils - Preparation of materials - Dye recipes - Peach leaf yellow - Catechu Brown - Gray over iron - Buff - Crocheting the rug...
Chapter 7 - THE HOOKED RUG - Introduction The hooked rug in cotton - The design - Dye recipes - Chemicals - The rug hook - The wooden frame - Printing the pattern on a Foundation - Transferring the design to the rug foundation - Stretching the foundation on the frame - The hooked rug in wools - The design - The preparation of materials - Dye recipes for the tea chest pattern - Scarlet with cochineal - Making the stencil for printing the pattern - Printing the pattern - Hooking the wool rug - Clipping the rug - Martha's pattern - The scroll and fret pattern...
Chapter 8 - THE NEEDLE-WOVEN RUG - Introduction - Materials - Tools and utensils - Dye stuffs - The design - The loom or rug frame - Setting up the warp - Weaving the rug...
Chapter 9 - THE COLONIAL RAG RUG - Introduction - The Colonial loom - Parts of the loom - Preparation of the materials - Weaving the rug - Appropriate design for Colonial rug - Suggestions for plans...
Chapter 10 - SOME APPLICATIONS - Introduction - The reserve bedspread - The stenciled oilcloth - Two stencil patterns...
Chapter 11 - NEWER METHODS OF STENCIL MAKING - Introduction Materials - The design - Making the stencils - Arrangements and applications...
Chapter 12 - THE TUFTED COUNTERPANE - Introduction - Materials - Marking the pattern - Tufting the counterpane...
Chapter 13 - OLD-TIME LIGHTS - Bayberry candles - Bayberry dips - Tallow candles - Tallow dips - Long Smokes - Short Smokes - Making the dips - Making the candles...
Chapter 14 - HE BATIK OR WAX RESIST PROCESS - Introduction - Description of the process - Tools - Materials - Utensils - Application...

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