FOR SALE FEATURE: Hearts

Hearts was a pre-pandemic project that was waylaid by the arrival of Covid-19 in Canada in March 2020. It gave me something to do with my hands while wrestling with the changes in our world and in my life. Hooked with wool, silk and nylon on primitive linen backing....

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So…What Can I Do With It?

Hello everyone!  I hope you all had a good weekend.  We had a strong nor’easter blow through our part of the world, bringing rain, snow, sleet, ice pellets and thunder!  I tell you, the weather here is weird! I took the opportunity to stay indoors and hook on my...

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Hit & Miss

“Huh?”, you ask?  To rug hookers “hit and miss” is a particular type of rug hooking pattern.  It’s great for rug hookers who want to use up scraps.  The procedure is to reach into a bin or bag of mixed colour and texture scrap strips of fibre (also known as worms or...

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Parker’s Cove

Good morning everyone!  By now, if you’ve been reading my blog, you know a bit about Parker’s Cove in Nova Scotia and how it has inspired me.  To give you an idea of the true colours of the fishing shacks of Parker’s Cove check out the gallery below… [gallery...

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Moving On…

Good morning everyone!  This week my copy of Rug Hooking Magazine arrived.  I was very pleased with the look of the article I submitted for publication.  I would like to publicly thank…again…the editor, copy editor and photographers of my work.  You all were amazing!...

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Season’s Greetings!

Good morning everyone!   I hope everyone is trying to take some time to themselves to just enjoy this time of year.  It’s hard when you have children in your life to take some time for yourself any time of year, let alone during the holiday season.  But the dividends...

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I Did A Thing!

I finished it! Good morning everyone!   The Trip-Around-The-World quilt is finished!  This quilt was 45 years in the making.  It is the longest project I’ve ever had on my plate. This is a memory scrap quilt, and that spurred me on to complete it. The fabrics in the...

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Holiday Preparations

Good evening everyone!  I’m a bit late with this post because I really haven’t done anything crafty this past weekend.  At this point I’m organizing Christmas.  I did finish baking the Raspberry Ribbon Cookies.  They are very good, according to Hubby, my taste tester....

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Quilting Time!

Good evening everyone!  It’s raining and blowing outside, with the occasional rumble of thunder.  What weird December weather!  Hopefully it settles down by tomorrow. I finished attaching labels to the back of “The Weave” and “Where Are We Going?”, effectively ending...

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