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Pumpkins on the Brain!

Crow and Pumpkins 15×29 A couple of weeks ago, I had a request for a pumpkin pattern and now the ideas for pumpkin patterns dont seem to want to stop. I drew a couple more yesterday.  One of the new patterns is “October Composition” which I plan on hooking.  It contains all the elements of the…

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Anticipating the Fall with New Pumpkin Patterns

Pumpkin Patch 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…

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Yup! New Christmas Patterns

St. Nicholas 13×29 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…

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Photoshop magic

Miranda Single designed by Sarah Skrlj 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…

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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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