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. . . .

Beautiful handmade snippets basket

View from top of basket

One of my purchases at the ATHA national was a beautifully made snippets basket hand made by Kay Kjeldgaard of Bloomington, IL. It has two strong earth magnets on the bottom.  One is glued to the bottom of the basket and the other goes under your hooking to hold the basket in place.  The pretty […]

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A Great Product for Cleaning Hand Hooked Rugs

My daughter, Jenny, asked me if I had ever used the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair. I had not. Because I have pets, I own a leather couch, one of the few fabrics where pet hair does not accumulate. But what about my hooked rugs? My footstools are difficult make that impossible to keep […]

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Day 436 Organization

This entry is part 25 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 25 of 35 in the series Room Sized RugYesterday we heard that my husband will be getting a month long layoff over the holidays. Stress always makes me antsy. The side effect is that my home gets deep cleaned and organized. Creativity goes straight out the window. When I got the […]

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Day 36 My temporary rug hooking set up

Setup for hooking a large rug
This entry is part 8 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 8 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug  I actually rearranged this corner of the living room. This way I can hook whenever I have a few spare moments. They really add up. The wire shelving is the same shelving I use in the studio. It can be set up […]

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