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Category Archives: Rug Hooking

in the Spotlight – Nancy Hall

Nancy Hall

Why use someone else’s patterns when you can design your own? That is the philosophy of designer Nancy Hall who started hooking in 2000 and hasn’t stopped. However, she hopes you are inspired to try her design that speaks of spring near a lake. “This project includes the colours of spring with new shoots and […]

Zippered Tool Pouch for Rug Hookers

Zippered Tool Pouch for Rug Hookers

The Zippered Tool Pouch for rug hookers is designed to use a #6-cut wool on Monks cloth with “quillies” for embellishment. Make the pouch as shown or add your own flare by changing colours, size, adding or subtracting quillies and other embellishments. You may want to add pockets or divisions to the lining for versatility. […]

My Feathered Friend in Rug Hooking: Artist’s Profile – Diane Ayles

My Feathered Friend

Artist’s Profile – Diane Ayles On a winter’s day, in the northern forest, one can hear the call and soft chatter of the Grey Jay. Composing My Feathered Friend on linen, with a special blend of hand dyed and cut woolen fabric, was a direct call and my response to nature. Exploring and going beneath […]

Winter Blues

Winter Blues

Lise Merchant is a certified rug hooking teacher from the Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School, specializing in the stain glass technique.Winter Blues is not only a tranquil winter scene but an exercise in transferring the stained glass effect to a hooked rug. Quite a challenge, but not impossible. To mimic the effect of stained glass […]