The latest issue of Rug Hooking Magazine [Sept/Oct 2014] just arrived in my mailbox. What fun to see two of my hooked pieces in it! That’s a first for me.
I wrote an article titled, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble, and designed the accompanying hooked wall hanging. The genesis of that piece happened when I bought a piece of incredible ArtWool from Susan Feller at her Retreat Into the Mountains in the spring of 2013. I couldn’t resist the deep oranges in the wool and I knew then that it would become part of a Halloween piece. I also knew that I couldn’t strip such beautiful wool! So, it became the sky behind the scary old tree and the bubbling cauldron.
My Axis Mundi piece is featured in the article, Tree-ific Triptychs by Lisanne Miller. I had so much fun thinking about how I would do a tree in three parts. Each participant in this group project had a unique idea and wrote about her design and hooking process. This group of trees was displayed a few weeks ago during rug hooking week at Sauder Village. There is also some expanded information about the project and participants on Rug Hooking Magazine’s website. Thank you, Lisanne for including me in this fun project!
NOTE: The pattern for The Recipe is now available on the SHOP page of my website.
There’s a lot of beauty out there, and it comes in the form of a magazine, a piece of wool and a group of creative projects!