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.

At the Beach by Lois Moore, Cedar Lakes 2009

At the beach closeup

I love being a part of rugs that mean something to the student. Lois wanted to hook a photo of her mother and uncle taken at the beach. I drew the pattern and dyed the flesh wool. She wanted to keep it small which in some ways made it more difficult, but with patience she […]

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Manistee Rug Camp 2010

Woman hooked by Tish Murphy

I had a wonderful time this year at the rug camp in Manistee, MI. I’ve taught there the last few years and this was the first time I had the experience as a student. My teacher was Tish Murphy who is a master at hooking faces, particularly those small enough for a pin. These are […]

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Rug Hooking a face: Adding the sashing

With sashing sewn on

Look at the lower part of her neck.  You can see by comparing it with the prior post that I ripped out some of it. I took about a 5″ wide piece of wool and sewed it on, right sides together, using the same method I use for finishing pillows.  You can read more about […]

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