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Potato Salad Recipe

We served this potato salad at yesterday’s bbq and had a lot of requests to post the recipe here on the blog.  It is a European style family recipe which I am happy to share.  I don’t really have measurements…its all to taste. Slovenian Potato Salad Yukon Gold potatoes  (cook, peel and slice) Add:  Salt…

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Just Arrived! New Silk Sari Ribbon Colours

The studio is an absolute riot of colour.  New colours of our Studio Line silk sari ribbon have arrived and  they are divine.  Colour rich rainbow dyed silks offer even more options for your transitional hooking.    And pastels!  I am so pleased to introduce our new pastel collection.  These whisper soft tints are irresistible.  You can find…

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Impressionistic Hooking with Sue Grant

Introducing a new class by Sue Grant Impressionistic Hooking: An effect achieved by hooking with ¾” strips of torn wool. The course covers working with painted wool and sari silk (the flower), the basics of shading a flower, 3-value mock shading (the leaves), sculpting (the center) and the antigodlyn technique (the background). The pattern is 18”…

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Introduction to Shading Techniques – Fine or Wide Cut

A fall date has been scheduled for the “Introduction to Shading Techniques (or Shading 101)”  workshop which will be held in the studio.   This is a weekend workshop where you will learn  four basic shading techniques to achieve realism in your rug hooking.  Fine shading is traditionally done with fine cut strips; however in this class you will have a choice…

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