The understory a tree is the passage between it won people s choice in the mixed media category at sauder village.
Kris mcdermet rug hooking.
Kris upcoming classes and events in 2020 dear rug braiding and rug hooking friends i hope that you are staying healthy wearing a mask and finding time for community work and art work during this challenging time for our world.
We enjoyed stopping by our friend kris mcdermet s class where she was teaching how to braid around hooking and make 9 loop centers.
We also offer a wide variety of rug making supplies including hand crafted rug hooks textured wool fabric rug hooking kits and books authored by kris miller.
My favorite is her new rug labyrinth a large round 7 circuit labyrinth.
Last year kris and i curated the contemporary braided art rugs exhibit at sauder village rug hooking week and it was a very special time.
Kris was a featured artist at the 2018 green mountain rug hooking guild s hooked in the mountains rug show in essex vermont in 2018.
Kris mcdermet s rugs which combine techniques of traditional hooking and rug braiding are a strong beacon indicating a mature artist s sensibility.
The class was very friendly and they were clearly enjoying the class.
No one else s work resembles her efforts.
We specialize in original primitive rug hooking patterns hand drawn on your choice of monks cloth or linen.
Kris mcdermet has been braiding for 40 years and fell in love with braiding on hooking during her first braiding class when her teacher isabel clough mentioned that she had seen a few hooked rugs with a row of braid on the outside creating a frame.
Also in my inbox today was the blog from beaconsfield hooking crafters guild with an article about kris mcdermet s upcoming braiding classes and mentioning kris s recent awards including 2015 rug hooking magazine s celebrations where kris was a finalist in the original category for prints prints described below by kris.
Kris has several rugs on display.
Kris mcdermet left with her award winning rug.