Welcome to the brand new website of Fiddlehead Finery! Take a moment to browse a portfolio of my work, my upcoming events, or my latest blog posts! I sell… Continue reading Welcome!
Welcome to the studio of Fiddlehead Finery! Located in the quaint village of Norwood off the shores of Lake Michigan, this is where you're most likely to find me. In… Continue reading My Studio
Do You See What I See?
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.… Continue reading Do You See What I See?
“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… Continue reading Trout
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… Continue reading Horse Feathers
A Tree Grows in the Village
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… Continue reading A Tree Grows in the Village
Kittie Under the Cherry Tree
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!
Beautiful soft spring wools are ready for your wool appliqué projects . Creating with these colors give you inspiration for spring . It is right around the corner . the… Continue reading Spring Wools
The Work Behind Creating A Rug
What goes on behind the rug pattern for a rug ? To begin with the artist needs an inspiration before they begin . An inspiration comes in many forms :… Continue reading The Work Behind Creating A Rug
Sunny Days are Here Again
It is so good to see the sun again ! -21 this morning but the sun warms the soul ! Today will be a great day to stay inside to… Continue reading Sunny Days are Here Again
HAPPY THANKSGIVING !
Turning the corner from fall to winter has arrived . Looking over the pond here at Frog Song is always beautiful , but a quiet has settled into the peaceful… Continue reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING !
It's a bit sporadic as I will be in Michigan for family gatherings and Rug Camp in Manistee. Thursday open: June 2, 9 and 30 Friday: appointment only Friday June… Continue reading June Calendar
May 9, 2022 Writing from the studio this spring day. Sun is shinning through the window, blades of green grass are appearing and buds are forming on the trees. Our… Continue reading Spring Reflection
What’s New at the Studio?
The door continues to swing back and forth, hands full of hooking equipment and new purchases! Many new visitors come with the promise of coming back to join our “play… Continue reading What’s New at the Studio?
A Fun Time Was Had By All
Rug Braiding Class at Fiddlehead Finery Eight of us gathered for a braiding class at the studio last week. Terri Schaeffer taught us the technique of adding a finish to… Continue reading A Fun Time Was Had By All
Come see our wide variety of supplies. We have the largest inventory of wool in the Northwoods. There are tools and materials for your Rug Hooking, Wool Applique, and Needle… Continue reading Need Supplies?
A Great Feeling!
What a great feeling to have the new studio organized and up & running! After several years in-the-making, it is in full swing! More wool for hooking, Valdani Threads for… Continue reading A Great Feeling!