Donna Hrkman is a nationally known rug hooker, teacher, writer, and artist. She writes frequently for Rug Hooking magazine. Her distinctive rugs have won many awards throughout the years. Donna lives in Dayton, Ohio.
"In [the book], Donna shares her personal techniques for creating artistic rugs that push one's boundaries and abilities. Donna is a true artist, but don't be intimidated by her designs. She offers so many tips on how you can create your own designs and how to make them personal. Find out how to create depth and dimension; how to add embellishments; how to decide what kind of a border and background will work for your design; and adding text to complement the design without overpowering it. Donna also goes into detail on how to hook realistic portrait rugs and awareness rugs [rugs with a message] for which she is well known."--Karen Larsen"The Loop--Crow's Foot Farm Designs, LLC" (11/29/2015)