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Woolstock….2017

This past weekend was a blur.  The Woodstock Fleece Festival 2017 took place on Saturday and it was incredibly well attended.  I would like to thank everyone for your support of our studio.  I am pleased that we attracted so many new people to our world of rug hooking.  These events allow us to introduce…

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Hooking With Silk Sari Ribbon

Wool is the fabric of choice for rug hooking.  However, today we are exploring new techniques and new fibers.  A few fiber artists have been incorporating alternative materials in their work for years and now it seems our curiosity has been peaked. Today there is great interest in exploring the possibilities that alternative fibers offer.   Silk sari ribbon creates…

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Knitting With Silk Sari Ribbon

Yes!  You can knit with silk sari ribbon.   Since we will be featuring our complete line of “Studio Line Silk Sari Ribbon” at the Woodstock Fleece festival in a few weeks, I thought we should show how it knits up.  My sister, generously offered to create this pillow using the col. Multi.   The result is a wonderful bohemian pillow.  Fabulous color…

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Host/Hostess Gifts

It is time to start thinking ahead to holiday gift giving especially if you are planning on handcrafting your gifts.  These Nordic Trivets are perfect gifts that can be used year round.  At 8×8 they hook up quickly which is a must for us procrastinators.  They are available in kits with your choice of uncut or…

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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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