The following series takes you through an exciting design project. I was contacted in August of 2012 and the rug was delivered on April 5, 2013. This design reflects the owner’s creativity in building their home and the natural site they … Continue reading
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! This design completed 2012 with a colorful BANG. I approached the colorplan selecting my favorite analogous combination warm yellows, oranges and reds which also are traditional to the Frakturs (PA German illuminated manuscripts of 1740-1840′s) … Continue reading
Big hit at Sauder and FiberFest were our full color blank notecards of hooked mats with free pattern on white stock and envelopes. Order on http://www.ruckmanmillfarm.com shop note cards. Individual cards will be available at MountainMade in Thomas, WV.
It has been a few years since the subject of hooked work I was creating warranted submission to Early American Life Directory of Traditional American Crafts. The requirements include the highest standards of period design, materials, and techniques along with … Continue reading
24 great energetic and creative souls came together this year for the 5th RETREAT INTO THE MOUNTAINS at Peterkin Camp and Conference Center, Romney,WV. We are gathered here on the expansive porch in our colorful array of dress. The … Continue reading
There is a new Rug Hooking media outlet! A quarterly online magazine published by Rug Hooking Magazine and featuring a tour through our Studio in the premier issue. Subscriptions are $9.95 per year and available at http://www.RugHookingMagazine.com or click … Continue reading
Feeling abit like the Royal Couple, (Will and Kate), I have been in Canada since June 24th, hosted by Susan Sutherland in the Kitchener/Waterloo area to conduct a fraktur design workshop within the Mennonite region of the design source. The … Continue reading
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Again a great group of students and wonderful weather for the 47th Cedar Lakes Rug Camp in Ripley, WV. Registration for 2012 is open now. Contact Nancy Blair at email@example.com or call 616-895-6378. The dates are May 13-18, 2012. Seems … Continue reading
Becky Headley’s Family Tree Family trees, Floral Bouquets and Spring Rabbits were popular subjects for the Fraktur patterns created by students in the Laurel Mountains workshop. This was the first time I had come to Ligonier, and truly enjoyed the … Continue reading
Australians Jo Franco and Judy Stephens are teachers of rughooking. Continue reading