Introductory Copy 1989 free intro copy.
Rep Stripe Rug,
denim patterns, Contoured Commode Rug, Eli and Katie
Swartzentruber, weavers from Kalona, IA,
Slit-and-Pass-Through method of joining rags. Book
with Foot Power Looms by Edward F.
Worst. Project: "Clustered Warp Stripes."
1 No. 1 Spr. 1990
Lowell and Ina
Blades, weavers from Sterling, IL, The Saga of a Rag Rug by
Gene Valk, Lona Johnson, Montana Weaver by Cheryl Collins,
Alison Milne, weaver from New Zealand, Gloria Nielson,
weaver from IA. The Rag Rug in Norway, Harrisville Rug
Loom. Book Review: Hand
Weavers' Guide by G.L. Reed
(Reed loom Company) Project: Rosepath Rag Rugs, 3 different
weavers, Susan Saari-Karasti, Traudi Bestler and Jane T.
Vol. 1 No. 2 Fall/Winter 1990
Wanda Lynn (Oriental Rug Co.) Ron Bushman, weaver from
Utah, Betty Ziegler, Cliffwood, NJ, Overshot rugs,
Projects: Overshot Rug, tabby ground and supplementary weft
for patterning (Helen Pharr, Bismarck, ND) & Warp Faced
Whig Rose Rug (Sarah Reed, Huntington, WV).
Vol. 2 No. 1 Spring/Summer 1991
Tripp, weaver from Northfield, MN, Marilyn Check from
Rochester, MN, Double Corduroy Rag Pile Rugs by Alison
Milne, New Zealand, Thoughts on What to Charge for Rag Rugs
by Paula Pfaff, Report from Nedra Granquist on the Rag Rug
Study Group at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota. Projects:
Log Cabin Rag Rug by Johanna Erickson (symmetrical), A
Touch of Norway (decorative borders) by Caroline Miller.
2 No. 2 Winter, 1991
George, Phoenix, AZ by Kim Squillace, Phyllis Fetty,
Weaver, by Sarah Reed of Huntington, WV, Vada Frank,
Maysville/Edgemont Yarns Story, Book Review:
in Colonial Days by Alice Morse
Earle, Project: Log Cabin Rag Rug by Johanna Erickson
(asymmetrical), A Touch of Norway II by Caroline Miller, a
decorative heading for rag rugs.
Vol. 3 No. 1 Summer 1992
Rugs in Finland, Martin Laaksonen of Lake Worth, FL by Ulla
Saari, Dorothy Warner, weaver, Sandusky, MI, Margaret
Crase, volunteer at Charlton Park, MI, Gene Valk, Dottie
Wiley, production weaver, Cheryl Collins writes about
Flathead Industries in Kalispell, MT. Book Review:
Rugs: A Women's Craft in Western Maryland
Geraldine Niva Johnson, Rag Rugs in Finland by Paula Pfaff
and Anja Hoykinpuro. Project: Finnish Three Shuttle Weaving
by Irene Johnson, Ely, MN
Vol. 3 No. 2 Winter 1992
O'Connor, Isanti, MN, Avie Powell, Clasped Weft Technique,
Betty Pezalla, Moorhead, MN. Barb Parkinson, Canada, Barb
Barnett, weaver/teacher/collector, Plainfield, IA.
Organizing a Rug Study Group by Nedra Granquist and Donna
Bonchin, Marion Poellot, Red Wing, MN. Projects: Carriage
Wheel Rugs by Donna Bonchin, Picnic Rug by Alison Milne,
How to make Bias Strips by Nedra Granquist.
4 No. 1 Summer 1993
Jansen, rag rug weaver, St. Croix, WI by Debbie Robinson,
Blue Jean Rug, Chenille Finish by Eileen Landstrom, Ardis
Conklin, Holyoke, CO, Lori Lee-Weber, Westfield, WI, Evelyn
Vignola sends hints, Florence H. Grimm, Albany, NY,
Virginia Campbell, Coral Gables, FL. Book Review:
Weaving by Clara
Creager. Projects: Diamond Place Mats by Lennie Sobanja,
Pansy Patch Pattern by Vada Frank.
4 No. 2 Winter 1993
and Jane Martin, Colonial Rug and Broom Shoppe, Janesport,
MO, Portrait of Ruth King, Fort Dodge, IA by Rita Deyo
Fleener, Louise Brasuell, Stilwell, OK, Audrey Stevens,
waterloo, IA, Mary Johnson by her daughter, Mary Ann
Fannell, Chisholm, MN. Projects:Placemats from a Swedish
Rug Weave by Katie Schelleng, Russian Doukhobor Rug Pattern
by Sandra Url.
5 No. 1 Spring/Summer 1994
911 by Hannah L. Barcus, St. Paul, MN, Vicki Scharen's
Rugs, 2B Weavers of Oak Brook, IL explain the Fibronacci
Formula for doing stripes, plaids and pattern areas, Carol
Thilenius talks about her rag rugs, Carolyn Dieter
Sullivan, Waynesville, NC on her "Memory Rug." Project: Log
Cabin: The Basics by Gloria B. Skovronsky. Loom Page: The
Newcomb Loom Co. by Theresa Trebon.
5 No. 2 Winter 1994
Rag Rug Weaver, Lempi Rasanen, by Bidu Tashjian. Lou
Hibbard, Howell, MI, Gloria Skovronsky, Bellevue, WA, Katie
and Eli Swartzentruber, Kalona, IA, Esther Kyromaki,
Duluth, MN on "Chasing," Project: Twice Woven Rag Rugs by
Wendy Bateman, Loom Page: Structo Artcraft Looms by Theresa
6 No. 1 Summer 1995
Hulda's Coat by Charles Benson, Heather Allen, Smithville,
TN, Aunt Jennie's Parable by Giles Ekola, Marie Brugett,
Her Story, A note from Gene Valk, Janice Ennen, Herman, MN.
Project: Patchwork Log Cabin Placemats by Donna Bonchin.
Loom Page: The Kessenich Loom Company.
6 No. 2 Winter 1995
Milne’s “Woven Patchwork,” Art and Mil
Niinisto, Conneaut, OH, Woods Hall Craft Shop on Madeline
Island by Hazel Douthit, Johanna Erickson, Watertown, MA,
Sister Clare Renquin, Santa Rita Abbey, Sonoita, AZ.
Project: Shaker Style Rag Rugs by Margaret Shaw. Loom Page:
The Harrisville Loom, a critique by Donna Bonchin,
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