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Archive for the ‘Very Wide Cuts’ Category

Sat
23
May '15

Victoria, BC Workshop, Oct. 8-10, 2015

I am looking forward to doing a post-TIGHR wide-cut workshop when I am in Victoria, BC, October 8-10, 2015. Here are the patterns being done in that class and a few comments about them:   Large Big Momma rug is 33″ by 78.”  The pattern is  $175 US. When I hooked this rug, I did […]

Wed
21
Jul '10

Knowing When to Stop

Sometimes, I am just not in the mood to be very productive.  That was the case last night.  It was a free night … and I had plenty of things that needed to be worked on.  However, I have learned the hard way that it is not wise to push my self at times when […]

Fri
14
May '10

A Busy Weekend

Although I did mention my recent hooking lethargy in yesterday’s post, it seems that down time was only a momentary glitch in my fiber art’s schedule.  Even though I was busy most of Thursday with other things, I did get a bit of early morning and late night hooking in on my 16″ Square Star, […]

Thu
13
May '10

Reporting In

A Bit of Business: Because anyone who uses a computer is wary of suspicious sites, I want to make a few comments about the lengths we go to protect the five sites emanating from www.geneshepherd.com. Fortunately, I have a professional Web Master who monitors everything for me.  He keeps an eye on things and, regularly, […]

Wed
12
May '10

Playing Around with #12

Although Tuesday saw little time for fiber art, I did manage to draw a simple 16″pattern before heading to the office, then get in about an hour of actual hooking after work.  This pillow is part of a series of pieces I am making with very wide cuts and prodded fringe.  Due to the fact […]

Sat
21
Nov '09

Blindfolds and Blocking

Blindfolds – Here are the wool blindfolds that I am taking today to the Orange Coast Classic ATHA Guild Holiday Party … which also is a Rug Rave for Rug Aid site.  Volunteers who would like to be a part of the international effort taking place today, to call attention to the efforts of Heather […]

Fri
13
Nov '09

Oh Momma

Not much news to report other than the fact that I keep making a bit of progress on what’s left of the background for Big Momma. It’s not my favorite part, but I do like seeing it come to an end.  Since today is a free day, I hope to get even more done – […]

Tue
20
Oct '09

Bit by Bit

Bit by bit, progress on Big Momma has been made over the past few days.  Regular viewers will probably notice that the blue and pink flower on the left, the result of a free Sunday evening, is new.  I am still not sure if I like the pink ribbon that shows up here and on […]

Fri
16
Oct '09

Cuts, Hooks, Handles & a Rug

One reader asked, after yesterday’s post, if I could show some comparison shots of cuts, hooks and handles.  That seems like a good idea since it’s awfully hard to figure out just how wide, thick or long something is when nothing is around to show perspective.  Let’s start with cut sizes – This shot shows […]

Thu
15
Oct '09

It’s Nice to Be Back at the Frame

It’s nice to be back to a place where I can get in a bit of hooking early in the morning before going to work, as well as pulling a few loops in the evening after the day is done.    Big Momma has been patient, but it’s time to bring her out into the […]