Making a Life

Deanne Fitzpatrick

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ISBN: 9781771087230

Making a Life

Twenty-five Years of Hooking Rugs

  Author:   Deanne Fitzpatrick    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Celebrated textile artist Deanne Fitzpatrick learned early that traditional rug-hooking is so much more than just making mats for old houses. This intricate art form has given her the chance to speak without words. It has built her a supportive community, a successful business, and an international reputation. But most of all, hooking rugs has allowed Deanne to live a life she loves.

Reflecting on her twenty-five-year career, Deanne shares lessons gleaned both at the frame and away from her studio. Whether it’s dealing with an artistic block, or balancing running a business and raising a family, Deanne has navigated it all with frank humour and grace. Containing over 75 full-colour photos of projects past and present, Making a Life is an ode to the joys of leading a creative life.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771087230
Item NB1394
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published on June 26 2019
Language eng
Pages 128
Format Hardcover
Dimensions9.5(in) x 7.5(in)
Shipping weight571(g)
Rug-hooking artist Deanne Fitzpatrick is renowned worldwide for her stunning rugs and patterns. Her work is in permanent exhibits at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Museum of Civilization, among others, and she has made frequent radio and television appearances. Deanne is also the author of East Coast Rug-hooking Designs and Hook Me a Story. She lives in Amherst, Nova Scotia.