Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sweet Land Of Liberty

Below is the wool that I used for the background!

I just finished hooking this fun rug and thought I would share it with you.
It is a design by Woolen Memories, I have had it in my pattern stash for a while.
It is called Sweet Land of Liberty and is on linen.
Measures approx. 12.5" X 27.5"
I have it listed on Ebay HERE

Friday, February 20, 2015

Book Sale

 I have decided to clean out my rug hooking books.  Many of these I had for sale when I had my shop, but now that I know I am not going to open another shop, it is time to clean out.  Many of the books are new, but show a little shelf wear from being taken on and off the shelf.  If you are interested in any of them, email me at:  letting me know which one you want, along with your zip code, so I can calculate shipping for you based on your location, and your email account associated with Paypal,. They will be sold by first reply and so on. I will only accept Paypal payments. The prices don't include shipping because I want to give you the cheapest available shipping price, so I will calculate it before invoicing you through Paypal.
 If you have any questions let me know!! 

#1~ The Art of Rug Hooking is a basic book. Some of the Contents, How To Hook, Obtaining Wool, Using color and learning to dye. It also has some patterns for you to transfer and hook.
  128 pages. My name is written on the inside cover.  Retails for $14.95.

 #2~The Secrets of Planning & Designing Hand-Hooked Rugs. The book is about what it says it is, planning and designing rugs. Has a pull out in the back with some hooking templates for you to use in designing your own rug. 72 pages. Retails for $17.95.

 #3~Preserving the Past in Primitive Rugs. This was a book put out by Rug Hooking Magazine.  It is great book on how Barbara Brown designs and hooks primitive rugs. If you want to know more about hooking primitives, this would be a good book to add to your library! 56pages. Retails for $17.95.

 #4~Birds of a Feather.This book contains patterns for needlepunch quilting, appliques, a purse, a pillow, a pincushion, placemats, a pennymat, a hooked rug and few others. 112pages. The top right corner is bent a little, otherwise perfectly fine.
 Retails for $24.95 ~ SOLD~

 #5~The Secrets of Primitive Hooked Rugs.  A great book by Barb Carroll and Susan Huxley on hooking primitives.  Includes a free pattern on paper for you to transfer and hook. 64 pages. Has my name on the inside back cover. 
My price is $9.95 plus shipping.

 #6~ A Rug Hooking Book of Days. This book features the rugs of Polly Minick.  I took a picture of the inside of the book below to show you what it looks like.  64 pages. Retailed for $14.95.

 #7~ The Rug Hooker's Bible.  This book is a great beginner's book. It includes answers to questions about what equipment to use, backings to choose, dye recipes, shortcuts, tips, etc. Too many to list. This is a comprehensive reference guide for all levels of rug hookers.  184 pages.  Retails for $34.95.

 #8~Folk Art Friends.  Autographed.  This book contains 8 quilting and rug hooking patterns and one penny rug pattern.  One of my favorites! 144 pages. Retails for $28.95.

 #9~Hooked on Wool.  With this book you can hook and stitch whimsical designs with wool.  Create purses, rugs, a footstool, a picnic basket lid, table mats and more. 13 designs in all.  96 pages.
 Retails for $24.95.  ~SOLD~

 #10~American Folk Art Rug Hooking.  Autographed.  This book is exactly what it says on the front. 18 great designs by Barb Carroll, plus basics, tips and techniques.  143 pages. Retails for $24.95.

 #11~Stars All Around Us.  this book is a collection of primitive folk artist Cherie Ralston. Includes 7 instructions to make 7 quilts and 14 projects. The projects include, hooked and penny rugs, punchneedle, applique, cross-stitch and a painted sewing box.  140 pages. Retails for $24.95

 #12~Warm Up To Wool.  This book as projects to hook and stitch. There are 14 projects om all that include hooked rugs, penny rugs, a pillow and a lampshade.  96 pages. Retails for $24.95.
My price is $16.95 12.95 plus shipping.

#13~Patriotic Little Quilts.  This quilt boo came about because of the September 11th bombings.  Two days after September 11th, the team of Little Quilts contacted a thousand of their customers to request donations of red, white and blue quilts to honor those lost.  The received more than 2,300 quilts in a month's time and were all distributed to victim's families during the 2001 holidays.  This book was inspired by the outpouring of support, the little Quilts team designed a collection of patriotic projects to express their love of the country. 15 Little quilt projects, Tour a photo gallery featuring quilts form Spetember11 Little Quilts project, plus hints and tips for quilting.  96 pages.
Retails for $24.95. ~SOLD~

 #14~Everyday Folk Art. This book contains 8 hooked rug and 8 coordinating quilt designs for you to make, plus basic rug hooking and quilting instructions.  144 pages. Retails for 28.95.

#15~Hooked Rug Portraits.  This book is all about hooking faces!! 140 pages. Retails for $29.95
Thanks for looking!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Just finished!

Birds and Flowers
Measures 13.5" X 32.75"

Monday, February 2, 2015

Rug Finished!

I finished my antique adaption! As you can see, 
I chose to put the current year on the rug!
I am happy with the way it turned out, now I just need to whip the edges!! 
Pot of Flowers
23" X 30"