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Mastering the Art of Punch Needle Rug Hooking

  • Mastering the Art of Punch Needle Rug Hooking

Mastering the Art of Punch Needle Rug Hooking:

Techniques and Projects

Simone Vojvodin


Do you want to learn how to punch rugs? This is the book for you! Author Simone Vojvodin leads you through the basics—What do I need to know? What materials do I need? How do I get ready to start punching?—to more advanced and detailed techniques. Learn how to estimate yarn amounts, which backing is the best to use, how to move your project around on the frame. You will find expert instructions on punching words, sculpting, using wool fabric strips, fancy stitches, and much more.


More than an instruction book, you will find six of Simone’s charming projects, covering every level of skill, from beginner to advanced. Written as if you have a friendly instructor by your side, the projects are designed to lead you through different key learning experiences and to help you progress from complete beginner to more advanced puncher. 


Add this to your rug hooking/rug punching bookshelf for a reference book you will return to, time and time again.



An artist and teacher Simone Vojvodin is passionate about sharing her love and enthusiasm for punch needle rug hooking. She has been an Oxford Certified instructor since 2011, teaching classes and workshops for beginner to advanced students. She creates original punch needle rugs, and designs patterns and hand dyed wools for her business, Red Maple Ruggery. Her rugs have been featured in exhibitions in Canada and the U.S., published in magazines and books, and have won multiple awards. Simone lives and works on her farm near Dutton, Ontario, Canada, in a little log home she and her family built together. She shares her life with her husband, three children, and many animal friends.


128 pages

ISBN 978-1-945550-50-8


$27.95 U.S.

Higher in Canada

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Mastering the Art of Punch Needle Rug Hooking

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  • $27.95