New Season. New Projects!

I love the fall season.  As a child I loved getting my new school supplies.  It was a fresh start with lots of possibilities.  It feels the same in the studio at this time of the year.  The summer activities are winding down and we start to plan our new rug hooking projects for the days …

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Now on Facebook!!!!! Finally.

Yes. Finally.  I have finally created a facebook page for the studio.  It is long overdue but better late than never.  I must admit, it is a great place to connect and update people to the most current happenings in the studio.  I will still be posting here on my website but my facebook page …

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March Beginner Rug Hooking Class

  Registration is now open for  Sunday March 20th  2016 class. This is a one day introductory rug hooking class  where you will learn the necessary techniques to create your own hooked rug.  The classes run for one day  from 10:00am to 3:00pm.   Studio hooks and hoops will be used for the duration of the class …

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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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Long Winter, More Hooking

I am not a fan of cold weather, and this winter we have had more than our share of frigid temperatures.  Spring has arrived but it certainly doesn’t feel like it here in Caledon.   On a positive note, being closed up indoors does allow us to get more rug hooking done.  I’ve been receiving emails with photos …

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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.      

Happy 2015 The Year of the Craft

Happy New Year!  2015 has been designated as the Year of the Craft which is, in my opinion, quite timely.  There is renewed interest and appreciation for all things handcrafted and it is my hope that this is not merely a trend.  I believe that cheaply made imports are being rejected in favour of handcrafted …

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