My Studio

Specializing in fine hooked wool portraiture, hand-dyed palette wool, instructional books and workshops

Palette Constellation Rug 2012, Winner of Sauder People's Choice Award for Originals 2012

The Wool Palette


My step-by-step easy instructional dye book is the first of its kind. The Wool Palette: Revised Edition with Starter Palette Recipes, 115 pages, contains easy instructions for creating and dyeing 67 kinship colors from three primary dyes, over 60 full color photos and illustrations.  Starter recipes included.


Wool Snapshots


Want to learn how to hook your photos into wool snapshots?  Then this book is for you.  Wool Snapshots: A rug-hooker's guide to creating miniature portraits from photos, 69 pages, contains step-by-step instructions from beginning to binding and display, 59 full color photos and illustrations.


Portrait Commission

Send a photo of your pet or family member, and I if I accept the commission, I will create a one-of-the-kind 16" x 20" heirloom portrait hooked in wool for you.  All set up and design fees, heirloom quality linen foundation, hand-dyed Red Jack Palette wools cut in 3/8" strips, hand-dyed wool show binding, and standard US shipping  are included in the cost. 



Want to learn to create your own wool palette and learn all about color and dyeing techniques? Want to try my simple VIP hooking method to create gorgeous impressionistic mats?  Then contact me at for availability and pricing for workshops.