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Aug '16

African American Flesh Tones

Here are some interesting dump dye combos I have been working on for African American flesh tones.

Apr '14

Sarah & Elizabeth

The average student report has been coming in with one or two examples that people have worked on in class with Elizabeth Black.  My friend Sarah Province has several more than that! Gene: Elizabeth Black is one of my favorite teachers.  I like the way she teaches – she inspires, guides, observes, and unobtrusively directs what […]

Jan '14

A Little Winter Color

Siince so much of the country is gripped by bleak winter weather, I thought it might be nice to put up a few colorful pictures of pieces I have hooked or wool I have dyed. Hopefully, they will brighten your day.                             […]

Aug '13

New Giveaway Starts

Today on the Internet Rug Camp – Gene started a new wool Giveaway, the winner to be announced Monday morning.  If you would like to be eligible for this drawing, become a member of the Internet Rug Camp at www.internetrugcamp.com/

Jul '13

Busy Week

It was a busy week in my studio which means it was also a busy week on the IRgCamp. BOOK REVIEW:  I did a review on a book that has been on my “must read” list for some time. While it probably won’t pop up on a standard rug hooking reader’s list, that doesn’t mean […]

May '13

Glass Hook

I am in the process of having another Giveaway on the Internet Rug Camp.  This time, it is a hand made art piece that is sure to thrill any rug hooker. Shirley, the artist who created the dichroic fused glass pendant in this week’s Giveaway has a long history of working with art glass. However, […]

May '13

Weekend Event

While I suppose it probably looks like all I do to prep for a 1st Saturday is open my doors, the truth of the matter is something quite different.  There is always a lot of cleaning to do, putting away to do, setting up to do and, usually, I even scrub the floor.  (Lots of […]

Mar '13

Chilling Out In Arkansas

It would be correct to say that I am chilling out in Arkansas.  The temperature dropped to 31 on Thursday and, before I leave, it is supposed to go even lower.  In fact, for part of Wednesday it snowed!   That is pretty cold for a person who hasn’t even seen snow for about 2 […]

Mar '13

All Laid Out

Even though it was only a one day event and space was limited The OCC Annual Spring Hook-In event planners made the time and found the space to have an excellent little rug show.  All of us – old timers and brand new rug hookers alike – love to look at hand hooked rugs.  Here […]

Mar '13

OCC Hook-In

My local ATHA group, The Orange Coasts Classics, had its annual Invitational Hook-In on Saturday.  The invitation part refers to our open invite to all the ATHA groups in southern California as well as anyone in the community who just might like to come to a rug hooking event.  It was open to ATHA Members […]