Wendy Quinton Mencel

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I love to re-purpose old furniture and give it new life.
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I like this method of adding the twill tape after the rug is finished. Primitives by the light of the moon: How I Bind A Hooked Rug

Well I've been known to have a pile of hooked rugs and mats to bind. I've tried binding them every which way and this is my favorite.

It's My Life!: HOW TO BIND A HOOKED RUG

This is a step by step instruction of how I bind a traditional hooked rug using binding tape. Of course you can substitute other fabric for.

I may have to start hooking just to have an excuse to put a piece like this in my studio.  Of course filled with wool strips.

As a hobby, Pryor hooks rugs and uses old wool that has been overdyed (the original hues have been redyed); he stores the many varieties in an antique drugstore cubbyhole unit, in front of which leans a sign made from an old door panel.