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Beloved Folk Artist Magdalena Briner Eby Honored February 14 , 2022

Perry County, PA— Rug hookers everywhere recognize the name Magdalena Briner Eby and love her primitive style rugs. Born in 1832, she lived he

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Mark Allison Named New Editor of Wildfowl Carving Magazine January 10 , 2022

Northbrook, IL—Ampry Publishing, LLC – Wildfowl Carving Magazine announced its new editor, Mark Allison, in January 2022.  In

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Rug Hooking Magazine Publishes New Book with Donna Hrkman January 01 , 2022

Northbrook, IL—Ampry Publishing, LLC – Rug Hooking magazine is pleased to announce the release of its latest high-quality book on rug h

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Beloved Folk Artist Magdalena Briner Eby Honored

February 14 , 2022

Perry County, PA— Rug hookers everywhere recognize the name Magdalena Briner Eby and love her primitive style rugs. Born in 1832, she lived her entire life in rural Perry County, Pennsylvania, as the daughter and then wife of hardworking farmers. She hooked rugs to warm her home, using any textile that was available. Her quirky rugs we  more

Mark Allison Named New Editor of Wildfowl Carving Magazine

January 10 , 2022

Northbrook, IL—Ampry Publishing, LLC – Wildfowl Carving Magazine announced its new editor, Mark Allison, in January 2022.  In his position, Allison oversees editorial responsibilities for the Wildfowl Carving book club and magazines, published three times and four times a year respectively. Allison’s previous expe  more

Rug Hooking Magazine Publishes New Book with Donna Hrkman

January 01 , 2022

Northbrook, IL—Ampry Publishing, LLC – Rug Hooking magazine is pleased to announce the release of its latest high-quality book on rug hooking: SHADES, TINTS, TONES, VALUES: Hook a Monochromatic Rug, by internationally known artist, author, and teacher Donna Hrkman. Monochromatic hooked rugs in this new book are works of art.   more

Hundreds Gather Online for RHM’s Latest Book Release

August 21 , 2020

Northbrook, IL – To celebrate the release of Rug Hooking magazines (RHM’s) latest book, Celebration 30 (a juried collection of hooked rugs from a recent rug hooking competition), Rug Hooking magazine threw a free two-part virtual party for rug hookers around the world. Hundreds gathered on Zoom to attend both events, which showcased   more

Rug Hooking Magazine Publishes Celebration 29

September 12 , 2019

Northbrook, IL—Ampry Publishing and Rug Hooking Magazine recently released the latest edition of their annual Celebration series, Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 29. The Celebration series is an annual publication that features rugs submitted from rug hookers around the world. An esteemed panel of judges evaluate and score the rugs  more

Wildfowl Carving Magazine Publishes Patterns and Color Guides

June 01 , 2019

Northbrook, IL—Wildfowl Carving Magazine and Ampry Publishing, LLC published their latest book, Patterns and Color Guides by Jean Minaudier, on June 1, 2019. The book is the latest in the Workbench Projects series and features information about 30 different birds, plus an entire carving and painting demonstration for a wood duck hen. T  more

Rug Hooking Magazine Publishes Hooked Rug Designs for Baby & Beyond

June 01 , 2019

Northbrook, IL—Rug Hooking Magazine and Ampry Publishing, LLC released its latest book, Hooked Rug Designs for Baby & Beyond: Inspiration for a Family Heirloom by Norma Batastini, on June 1, 2019. The book covers a wide range of rugs that someone might hook for a child or teenager, covering topics such as nursery rhymes, religion,   more

Wildfowl Carving Magazine Publishes Competition 2018

February 01 , 2019

Northbrook, IL—Wildfowl Carving Magazine and Ampry Publishing released the latest edition of its annual Competition publication, Competition 2018. The Competition series showcases the top carvings from competitions around the world from the past calendar year. This year's Competition features carvings from shows like the Core Sound  more

Rug Hooking Magazine Publishes Rug Hooking Journeys

February 01 , 2019

Northbrook, IL—Rug Hooking magazine and Ampry Publishing released its latest book, Rug Hooking Journeys: Finding the Maker in the Rug, by Tamara Pavich on February 1, 2019. The book features several rug hooking artists, including Diane Cox, Ann Willey, and Hakon Gron Hensvold, who discuss their own life's journey through hooking rugs.   more

Wildfowl Carving Magazine Releases Three Bird Carving Projects

November 30 , 2018

Northbrook, IL—Ampry Publishing, LLC and Wildfowl Carving Magazine are proud to announce the release of their latest book, Three Bird Carving Projects. Three Bird Carving Projects is part of the Workbench Projects series, which features a variety of step-by-step carving guides from acclaimed carvers. The latest book in the series featur  more