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NEW!! Irish Hooks Customized for the Studio

The Irish hooks, also known as the Hartman hook, are one of the finest crafted and designed tools for rug hooking.  I have been using them for many years now and cannot imagine working with anything else.  It is my most coveted tool!  Over the years I have observed people using various styles of Irish hooks and noted a few details that could…

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New Silk Textures!

New silk products have arrived just in time for the OHCG annual in Ottawa.  We have literally been searching the world to bring you interesting and new products to incorporate into your rug hooking or other fiber arts.  Printed chiffon silk sari ribbon and silk sari yarn will add a new dimension to your textural…

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Fantastic Banjara Bags – Just Arrived

Let me introduce you to our newest arrivals….Banjara totes and notion bags.  Banjara is a tribe in India where the   most beautiful embroideries are created using colorful threads, (some metallic threads) and mirror work.  Vintage Banjara embroideries are repurposed into one of a kind bags.  Sheep leather and suede is incorporated adding style and substance to each unique piece. …

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Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Art – Workshops

The Black Sheep Festival workshops are now on the festival website.  I will be teaching a beginner rug hooking class on July 8th.  In addition to rug hooking, there are a variety of intriguing fiber art workshops.  Click on this link to see all the offerings which run throughout the weekend.  https://blacksheepfestival.ca/collections/workshops?page=1    On July 7th,…

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