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The Door is Open

I’m adding this mat to my gallery on International Women’s Day 2022. The Door is Open was inspired by a friend who told me the door is open to the new me. There’s no going back. I wrote in my journal about how the door is open (represented by the crack in the centre of…

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Cozy Chakra Joy

My latest work, Cozy Chakra Joy was inspired by my word for 2022 – Cozy. I wanted to work on a large piece that carried me through the winter and that felt cozy. I also wanted to feel joy, and working with the Chakra colours brings me joy.  Rug hooking with many of my hand…

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Blue Throat Chakra

Blue Throat Chakra is part of a study in working with the Chakra colours. The Throat Chakra represents finding your voice. When I want to speak clearly or to use my voice to speak up I work with blue (wear blue clothes, hook with blue, decorate with blue). You might notice many of my pieces…

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Red Root Chakra

Red Root Chakra is part of a study in working with the Chakra colours. The Root Chakra represents our foundation, stability and our roots. When I need to feel more grounded I work with red (wear it, hook with it, eat red food for example). Rug hooking on linen, mounted on a black block. 4″…

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Wild Woman Standing Tall

“Standing tall in her red cowboy boots. Feeling tall & fierce. Ready to rock it!” Wild Woman Standing Tall is a recent addition to my Wild Woman series. Rug hooking with new, recycled, hand spun and hand dyed yarns and fabrics on linen. 18.5″ x 27″ $845 This piece will be part of an exhibit…

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Wild Woman Writes … Dear Universe

“Dear Universe … I’m ready.” Wild Woman Writes … Dear Universe … is my most recent Wild Woman mat. Mixed media (rug hooking, wet felting, embroidery) on linen. 17.5″ x 26″ $845 This piece will be part of an exhibit from February 26 to March 20 at the Ice House Gallery in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. If…

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Wild Woman’s Work is Play

Wild Woman’s Work is Play is one of my Wild Woman series.  “Work has ease & flow. Energizing.” Rug hooking with recycled, commercial, hand spun and hand dyed yarns and fabrics on linen. 18.5” x 26” $835 This piece will be part of an exhibit from February 26 to March 20 at the Ice House Gallery…

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Wild Women Run 5K/10K!

Wild Women Run 5K/10K! is one of my Wild Woman series. It was inspired by a couple of ambitious running goals set by my running partner and I. Two women in our 60’s, she had never run and I hadn’t run consistently for many years. We set our first goal to get to a 5K…

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Chakra Colour Play 3

Chakra Colour Play 3 is the third in a series of pieces that were inspired while teaching my online class Chakra Colour Play. Rug hooking with recycled, commercial and hand spun and hand dyed fibres in the eight Chakra colours on linen. Mounted on standard artist canvas with dust cover and ready to hang. 10″…

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Chakra Colour Play 2

Chakra Colour Play 2 is the second in a series of pieces that were inspired while teaching my online class Chakra Colour Play. Rug hooking with recycled, commercial and hand spun and hand dyed fibres in the eight Chakra colours on linen. Mounted on standard artist canvas with dust cover and ready to hang. 10″…

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Chakra Colour Play 1

Chakra Colour Play 1 is the first in a series of pieces that were inspired while teaching my online class Chakra Colour Play. Rug hooking with recycled, commercial and hand spun and hand dyed fibres in the eight Chakra colours on linen. Mounted on standard artist canvas with dust cover and ready to hang. 10″…

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Wild Woman Hair 4

The fourth in my Wild Woman Hair series. In this series I continued playing with incorporating wet felting (the faces) with rug hooking, as well as having fun with various ‘hair styles’.  Mixed media on linen, mounted on standard artist canvas with dust cover and ready to hang. 12″ x 12″ $250 This piece will…

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