I use my hand hooked rugs as rugs. It is remarkable how well they hold up. Wool is one of the very best fibers for rugs. It does not accumulate dirt and because I hook on rug warp, my rugs can take what my animals dish out. Watch the movie below to see what I […]
I got the best Christmas gift idea last year during a trip from the Atlantic City Airport to Cape May. Linda told me about the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. We stopped during our drive at Lucy, the Victorian era 3-story elephant on the Jersey shore. I was very excited because my granddaughter, Alaina, loves elephants. I […]
I am still in the middle of rug camp season. A trip to Sauder Village next week, a family reunion and Cape May in September will wind up the season. In the meantime, I had a tiny bit of downtime this week so I worked some more on the circle border. I reread my January […]
Introduction of a new pattern, Antique Rose Basket. Three primitive roses in a basket surrounded by a vine/scroll.
I received a question and thought I would answer it in a new post. I am a newbie to rug hooking, and have a slightly silly question. Do you buy undyed wool? Or do you over dye? New rug hookers are often frustrated when their rugs do not look the way they want them to. […]