Martina Lesar

Anticipating the Fall with New Pumpkin Patterns

It’s difficult to ignore the approaching fall season when temperatures in the morning are at just 10 degrees.  Mornings and evenings here in Caledon are nudging out summer.  I can’t complain as I love everything associated with autumn….sweater weather, changing leaves, crisp air, back to school and the anticipation of the coming holidays.   Our trees are …

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Yup! New Christmas Patterns

It’s 30 degrees outside and I’m drawing Christmas patterns.  Crazy!  However, its never too early to start planning and hooking your holiday projects….especially if they are going to be gifts.  I’ve designed three new patterns.   St. Nicolas is 13×29 and he was inspired by old world European Santa’s.   “Snowman” is also 13×29 and he is simply fun.  …

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Photoshop magic

In a previous post, I wrote about the wonders of Photoshop and rug hooking.  The photo of Miranda single is a pattern that is designed by Sarah Skrlj which is available exclusively through my studio.  I hooked the small mat in 3, 4 and 5 cuts to capture the exquisite detail of the design.  My daughter …

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Some rugs hooked by others

Thought you might enjoy seeing some new rugs hooked by others.  Since getting a new computer, I have been having trouble getting these onto my ‘client showcase’.  I invite anyone hooking one of my patterns to send me a photo of the finished mat.  I would love to share it here.      

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