This geometric rug is designed and hooked to look like an old vintage rug, with erratic rows of hooking, splotchy colorations, hit or miss elements, out of square edges, and timeworn colors. The size is approximately 19″ X 25″. I
A very primitive and colorful hit or miss pillow with an exciting prodded fringe, the size is 14″ X 19″ not counting the fringe. I created this design in 2010. This is a one of a kind piece. I especially
One of the first handful of rugs that I created for the Primitive Spirit catalog, this prototype rug is 14″ X 34″. I hooked it with hand-dyed recycled wools, learning to mix and match colors in a make-do fashion. This
Wild Roses Bag is the original prototype that I hooked for my 2001 Primitive Spirit Paper Pattern Set entitled Botanical Hearts. It is featured on the cover and is approx. 8″ x 6″.
Peony Heart is a prototype for a limited edition kit that was for sale early in the history of Primitive Spirit’s collection. It is a 10″ X 8″ heart shaped pillow.
The Hobo Bag is a prototype from an early Primitive Spirit catalog and is 9″ tall by 6″ wide.
This 20″ X 36″ rug was inspired by the olde tyme social commentary rugs. This one says it clearly, “Just Hookin No Cookin”. As every rug hooker knows, mundane tasks such as cooking dinner, certainly break the creative mood. Depicted are
This 13″ X 18″ prototype rug was part of the early Primitive Spirit collection and was featured in the catalog. A larger version of this rug is now available as a pattern. I hooked this piece with vibrant yet timeworn
This Kitten Pillow is a prototype that I made for the Hearts And Littles Paper Pattern Set. The heart shape is 10″ X 8″ and is finished with a yellow and black check wool backing that creates a self-fringe.