Primitive Hooked Rugs for the 21st Century
|Author:||Cynthia Smesny Norwood|
The growing field of rug hooking offers styles for every taste, but a favorite among hookers is the antique-looking primitive rug. One of the great voices in primitive rug hooking, Cynthia Norwood shares her knowledge based on her 35 years of experience, study, and design success, and makes primitive rugs accessible for the 21st-century hooker.
Cynthia Norwood is a native Texan, currently living in Austin, Texas. She has been designing and hooking rugs since 1980 and is known around the country as one of the premier experts on primitive style rug hooking. As a teacher and designer, she is in demand at rug schools and rug camps, for both teaching and speaking, and she frequently contributes to Rug Hooking magazine. She is a past director of rug schools and is president of the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists (ATHA). Her award-winning work has been exhibited in museums and shows and in publications around the country.