Friday, January 18, 2008

A rug to brighten your day from the Windy City

For me one of the most satisfying things as a seller of hand-dyed wools is to see how those wools are used. This is a rug hooked by Lily Mayfield of Chicago. I had the pleasure of meeting Lily several months ago while she was in town visiting her father Jim and step-mom Dulcy.
Lily picked out some beautiful wools from the shelves at Simply Fibers and a pattern that I had only had for just a few days. It's a wonderful pattern called "Newport" from Marion Ham at Quail Hill Designs. I love the how she's taken an "old" pattern and breathed new life into it....obviously her kitty loves it too!!!
Go forth and be creative,
Tammy

6 comments:

  1. Tammy...I think Lily did an amazing job...who would have thought to use those colors on that pattern! Well, apparently, she did...and it looks beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  3. Hi Tammy,

    I emailed Lily and told her check out your blog and mine. I'm sure she'll be "tickled pink!"

    Dulcy

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  4. Thanks for posting this on your blog, and thanks for all of the beautiful wool too! Glad you liked my rug.

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  5. Tammy, this rug is simply delicious...and so are your wools, will have to check out your etsy!

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  6. what a great RuG!!!
    cute kitty, too!

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