Here is Ally helping my get ready to dye today. The bottom picture is of Ally several years ago when she helped me test my dye book colors. Notice the difference in her height. She is officially taller than me.
Rug Hooking Blog
The handles of this rug hooked purse were attached by sewing them on with a leather tool that my husband had in his tool collection. A quick lesson later and the handles were professionally attached. Now if I can just get the lining right. I will try again and show you the final product when […]
Rug hooked purse design.
Making a decision about the circle border on the room-sized rug.
Hard rigid lines will make a rug look contemporary. Soften the lines, especially the border lines by hooking them slightly wobbly.
The large leaf motif is one that I did not hook in my study pieces so this was new territory. I hooked the two shown in the top image. I added two different wools around the veins just to break up the area. The fill area of the leaf was so large and the extra […]
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 and torn down in just moments. See my website for more details. Click […]
Getting the pattern drawn on the backing for my room sized rug takes all day of Day 1. I Begin hooking the flowers and the scroll.