Oval Rug Braiding with Verna
A two hour teaching DVD for creating an oval rug.
Verna Cox, one of America's most gifted craftswoman and braiding teacher for over 50 years, invites you to learn how to make beautiful oval rugs with help of this distinctive Teaching DVD.
Many of Verna's braided creations have appeared in Woman's Day and McCall's Needlework magazines and have been the subject of feature articles in numerous newspapers throughout the country. Verna's work has even been displayed in the Smithsonian Institution and the National 4-H Building in Washington, DC.
In "Oval Rug Braiding with Verna" as in all of Verna's different rug making DVDs, she acts as your very own teacher and guides you through every aspect of your quality rug-braiding project. Step-by-step, with full attention to detail, Verna's DVDs take you from the important beginning stages to the all-important finishing touches. You'll learn what tools to use, how to select fabric and choose color patterns, as well as, various braiding techniques like center lacing, color changing, tapering and butting.
You can use this DVD alone or, if you wish, use with Verna's "Illustrated Braiding Instructions" book (a primary teaching tool used by adult education programs throughout America) as a handy reference guide. Come along on this learning adventure and discover for yourself the craft of rug braiding, a creative, practical and colorful part of America's heritage.