cindi gay Drywall is hung in the new rug hooking studio. Paint is scheduled for next week, then the floor. Should be done in just enough time before our deadline to move out of the old house.

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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