Nola A. Heidbreder teaches rug hooking and fiber art at her studio in St. Louis and across the country.
Specialties: Creativity, embellishing, dyeing, recycling in crafting and historic rugs.
Her work has been featured in publications such as Mary Engelbreit’s Home Companion Magazine, Rug Hooking Magazine, ATHA newsletter, Hooked on Rugs, Creative Hooker, Hooked on Wool, Hooked Rugs Today, Finishing Rugs, Contemporary Hooked Rugs and in The “Art” of Playing Cards.
Working with sister Linda Pietz, they wrote the books Knitting Rugs, Crocheting Rugs and Crocheted Baskets. Fourth book due out in fall of 2017!
Nola hooked all 44 of the presidents in the 2013 Special Exhibit of Hooked and Knitted Presidents at Sauder Village. The collection received the 2013 Sauder “Collection” Award.
Nola has authored 3 cookbooks, Beautiful Backgrounds, and Houska Dye Recipe book.
Folk Art Museum, New York City
Shelburne Museum, Vermont
Sauder Village, Archbold, OH
Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Tiadaghton House, Lebanon, IL
Missouri State Fair
Barren’s Art Center, New Jersey
Schwenkfelder Heritage Museum, PA.
Nola A. Heidbreder, 314-640-6344, www.nolahooks.com