It is amazing what happens when you stand a piece of wool on its edge. With just the simplest of tools, you can make traditional shirred and standing wool rugs with incredibly rich textures, colors and patterns. Traditional Shirred and Standing Wool Rugs is the fourth volume in the Rugmaker's Handbook Series of reference books for textile explorers of all skill levels. The book covers all of the traditional methods of using fabric with step-by-step directions making it easy to create luxurious, reversible rugs from a variety of fabrics and recycled clothing. This classic book has been revised, expanded and updated to include never before published methods. Shirred and standing wool rugs are a recycler's dream since they can be made with the smallest fabric scraps. Color cover, B&W interior with over 260 photos and illustrations.