……a beautiful, modern rug hooking publication.
…..and you thought I was going to say
“A White Christmas”
How do I even start to write this post?
I really don’t mean to offend the publishers/editors at “Rug Hooking Magazine”. I’m thankful that there ARE rug hooking publications around, but I want something
I want a publication more like the ones that
With beautiful covers like this…
Features on artists….beautiful features….artfully laid out.
Beautiful how to projects:
I guess what I’m saying is ….PHOTOGRAPHY….I want beautiful PHOTOGRAPHY….show us how these rugs and projects can fit into our lives and make our lives more beautiful!
Here is a prodded Christmas wreath from Gail Dufresne…..it’s beautiful…..but think how much more INSPIRED you would be to make it if it were beautifully photographed.
Hang it over a fence post in the middle of a snowy field, put it in the middle of a beautifully set table with a candle in the center….
make me WANT to make it!
Or this “Ring Out Joy” pattern by Linda Fernandes……place it on an old farm table, hang it on a primitive cupboard….
show me the possibilities!
The articles have been evolving….now the photography needs to catch up.
Here is a great article that they are working on now about ATC’s
If you want to participate click HERE.
Yes, I work full-time, so starting up some sort of NEW magazine is not in the works for me…..let’s urge our publications to challenge themselves to grow!
If you'd like to drop the editor at Rug Hooking Magazine a note here is her e-mail address: