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Mag’s Lollipop Basket

This is a cute pattern designed by Norma Batastini and hooked by me in 2013. It’s taken from the unusual work done by artist Magdalena Briner Eby. She lived in PA from 1832-1915. Her rugs are incredible examples of early American folk art.

Dad’s Fish

I hooked this design from a 1960’s photo of my Father and one of the very large strippers he caught.

Dog Mat

This small mat is an image of a Giant Schnauzer that was hooked in 2011.

Salisbury Holiday show

RUG HOOKING .. FRESH WREATHS .. SWAGS .. ORNAMENTS .. FIBER ARTS PILLOWS .. SPECIALTY YARNS .. BASKETS .. FRESH & DRIED ARRANGEMENTS .. JEWELRY .. GOURMET GIFT GOODIES .. .. QUILTS .. POTTERY .. TOPIARIES .. ROPING .. Please join us & shop locally Hometown Holidays Artisans’ Sale Sat. & Sun., Dec. 4 & […]

Gunn Memorial Library

On Saturday Sept. 4th I did a rug hooking demonstration at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington Connecticut. The program was a great success. The museum curator Stephen Bartkus opened with a short talk about the history of rug hooking and showed some of the rugs in the museum’s collection. I shared my history with the […]

Felting class

On August 14, I taught a felting class. It is sometimes called “nuno” felting. We felted merino roving onto silk chiffon scarfs. The ladies worked very hard and produced lovely scarves. They are lightweight and can be worn even in the summer. They were all very different and the embellishments they added to the felt […]