Frakturs for Designing

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Mat with hand dyed wool strips hooked through linen backing
Barbara Ebersol Star Flower by Susan L. Feller


The September/October 2011 issue of Rug Hooking Magazine includes a feature article by Susan L. Feller titled: Frakturs for Designing, Old Pennsylvania German artwork finds a new place.

Using the quirky work of Barbara Ebersol of Lancaster, PA, Susan leads readers through how to create a hooked design with elements and principles peculiar to Frakturs (illuminated manuscripts popular in mid 1700-1850’s  by PA Germans and migrants).

Select the product Design in a Box from our shop and begin to create your own hooked pattern inspired by FRAKTURS.

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