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I have been an avid rug hooker since 2001 and started dying my own wool almost immediately, using mainly recycled wool.

I now love to dye primarily primitive colors using all types of newly-milled textured wools. In my hooked rugs and penny rugs I use a combination of "as-is" and over-dyed wools, since I love the depth and richness of color that dying brings to the wools.

My inspirations come from the colors of nature surrounding me on our 50-acre farm with the gardens, trees, fields and ponds. Folk art, antiques and old primitive rugs also delight and inspire.

I love everything about wool: the diversity of textures, its softness and durability and the flexibility of the art it can create. It is timeless.

Because I love color…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 11
  • Joined February 11, 2011

Favorite materials

Wool fabric, vintage fabrics, wool yarn, silk

About

I have been an avid rug hooker since 2001 and started dying my own wool almost immediately, using mainly recycled wool.

I now love to dye primarily primitive colors using all types of newly-milled textured wools. In my hooked rugs and penny rugs I use a combination of "as-is" and over-dyed wools, since I love the depth and richness of color that dying brings to the wools.

My inspirations come from the colors of nature surrounding me on our 50-acre farm with the gardens, trees, fields and ponds. Folk art, antiques and old primitive rugs also delight and inspire.

I love everything about wool: the diversity of textures, its softness and durability and the flexibility of the art it can create. It is timeless.

Because I love color I also hand dye silk scarves, grain paint some items and hook small items in addition to my rugs. So if I have color, textiles and throw in my garden for good measure, I am a happy woman.

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