This earth-toned, bucolic rug is a unique take on the Christmas spirit. My inspiration for this rug was the simple and peaceful lifestyle of a shepherd and his well-loved sheep. It’s a thoughtful design that was a joy to craft.
“The early rugs have a timelessness and humility that comes from the hooker’s heart. It doesn’t get any better than that!” Says Keith Kemmer, the artist who designed the pattern for this rug. Keith’s focus on the primitive hooking style … Continue reading
This simple, folk art rug was inspired by the old phrase “horse feathers”. I used a limited color palate and a limited variety of fabrics to harken back to the primitive nature of the craft in the days of utilitarianism.
The historical village of Norwood, Michigan was the inspiration for this folksy rug with a pastel color palate. Norwood used to be a thriving town that exported lumber to a number of locations throughout the Great Lakes. When the lumber … Continue reading
This Magdelena style folk art mat was made using leftover wool and and hand-cut strips. It was published in Rug Hooking Magazine in the spring of this year!