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Rug Hooking Magazine Releases Hooked on Celtic Rugs October 25 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Rug Hooking magazine and Ampry Publishing are proud to present their latest book release, Hooked on Celtic Rugs: A Fresh Approa

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Wildfowl Carving Magazine Releases Latest Book, Loon and Chicks October 25 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Wildfowl Carving Magazine and Ampry Publishing are pleased to announce the release of their latest book, Loon and Chicks: Compl

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Rug Hooking Magazine Launches Latest Celebration Competition October 01 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Submissions for Rug Hooking magazine's 28th edition of Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs was opened on October 1, 2017. Entrants

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Rug Hooking Magazine Releases Hooked on Celtic Rugs

October 25 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Rug Hooking magazine and Ampry Publishing are proud to present their latest book release, Hooked on Celtic Rugs: A Fresh Approach to Celtic Art in Rug Hooking. Written by Celtic rug expert, Gail Lambert, the book walks through each step in creating your own Celtic rug, from concept and design to color planning and hookin  more

Wildfowl Carving Magazine Releases Latest Book, Loon and Chicks

October 25 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Wildfowl Carving Magazine and Ampry Publishing are pleased to announce the release of their latest book, Loon and Chicks: Complete Step-By-Step Instructions for Carving and Painting an Adult Common Loon and Its Young by world champion wildfowl sculptor, Laurie J. McNeil. Loon and Chicks includes step-by-step instructions  more

Rug Hooking Magazine Launches Latest Celebration Competition

October 01 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Submissions for Rug Hooking magazine's 28th edition of Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs was opened on October 1, 2017. Entrants from all over the world submit their finest rugs they've made in the past two years, and four expert judges rate the rugs on technique, color plan, and interpretation of design. The top rugs are   more

Rug Hooking Magazine Releases Latest Celebration Book

September 01 , 2017

Northbrook, IL—Rug Hooking magazine released the 27th edition of its annual Celebration book, Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 27, on September 1, 2017. A beloved tradition, the book showcases projects from rug hookers from around the world. The Conspiracy, hooked by Marion Sachs, was chosen to be featured on the cover.Entrants start  more

Rug Hooking and Wildfowl Carving Magazine Now Available on Amazon Kindle

June 28 , 2017

Northbrook, IL — Ampry Publishing introduced a new digital format for Rug Hooking and Wildfowl Carving Magazine by making the magazines available to readers through the Amazon Kindle Store. Every new issue can now be found in this accessible and convenient format, which benefits readers who need a portable version for their on-the-go ru  more

Rug Hooking Magazine Goes to Rug School

June 21 , 2017

Debra Smith, editor of Rug Hooking magazine (RHM), spent a week in June at Caraway Rug School in Caraway, North Carolina. It was a whirlwind week: meeting rug hookers from far and wide, visiting with friends old and new, networking with teachers and RHM contributors and learning from dawn to dusk. The Caraway Conference Center was filled   more

Wildfowl Carving Magazine’s Summer 2017 Issue Comes With a Message

June 15 , 2017

NEW CUMBERLAND, PA—Daniel Montano is a wildfowl carver with something to say about his art form. Montano, whose amazingly life-like ruddy duck appears on the cover of Wildfowl Carving Magazine’s Summer 2017 issue, is worried about the future. He expressed those concerns in a piece he brought to the prestigious Ward World Championship,  more

Rug Hooking Magazine Releases New Book, Designed by You

May 26 , 2017

Northbrook, IL – Rug Hooking magazine and Ampry Publishing are proud to present their latest book release, Designed by You: Ideas and Inspiration for Rug Hookers. Written by accomplished rug hooker, Tamara Pavich, Designed by You explores how artists and rug hookers can find inspiration for new projects in the world around them. By expl  more

Feller Article in Rug Hooking Magazine Leads to Identification of Rug

January 23 , 2017

A previously unidentified hand-sewn rug has tentatively been recognized as the work of Otha and Blanche McDonald of West Virginia. After reading the article, “Chasing Down a Textile Story” from the January/February 2017 issue of Rug Hooking Magazine, the rug’s original owner contacted researcher, artist, and author Susan L. Feller.  more

Gene Shepherd Teams Up with Rug Hooking Magazine

November 03 , 2016

Northbrook, IL—Rug Hooking Magazine author and designer Gene Shepherd visited the Ampry offices this week to film beginner videos with Rug Hooking Magazine. Shepherd brought his world-class talent to the studio to share his expertise with a growing community of rug hookers, and this new content will be released by Q1. Several of Shepher  more