cindi gay No progress in the studio yet. Dave hurt his back so we are taking a time out. I need the base molding installed before I put up shelving. This may have to wait until after Christmas. . . .

Rug hooking creative stitches: Shagging

Rug hooking creative stitch called shagging
This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Jasmine's Butterfly Garden

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Jasmine’s Butterfly GardenToday I moved my attention to the area in the lower right. Jane Halliwell Green does a technique called shagging. It’s related to proddy or sculpting. I’m not sure how she came up with the name, but it reminds me of shag carpeting […]

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Hooking a birch tree – let the wool do the work

Hooked birch tree
This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Jasmine's Butterfly Garden

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Jasmine’s Butterfly Garden I used my specially dyed birch bark wool to hook the birch tree. Just simple hooking here. I cut the darker part of the wool in a #5, the lighter in #7 and simply hooked it. I did change the shape a […]

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