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Opportunity To Transition
Come Explore Colour With Wanda
Have you always wanted to take a class with me?
Only 4 seats left!!!

On August 27 and 28th we will be exploring transitions in colour with a wool kit and small pattern for you to apply to a 1/4 yd of your backing of choice.

Class will be held in Biltmore Village, Asheville, NC

Kit is $40 and full of fun and glorious colour.

This is a two day class. $300, includes lunch. 

Get a handle on your colour use!

Write to reserve your place.


I've been pretty quiet here lately. 

Sitting high up on my books, looking at you in my mirror, naked and open to the breezes, I look like I'm not doing a thing this summer.

All this peacefulness belies the fact I'm a conflagration of Pele proportions.
I'm creating something that is radically different and rich, it is expanding me in ways I never imagined and I hope you will be excited too, look here in the next  few coming weeks for more info.
The Majic Carpet Dyers Circle
A New Section Of The Mat.
Our Weekly Tidbit
Colour And Light Things to look at for realistic renderings
Thing I'm telling you this week:
What I like LOVE today

The natural body beauty of a turn of the century hooker from Storyville. Look at her hips, belly and arms.... that's real woman. Look at her attitude, that's real womanly.
What I read and heard:


Great Colour Combos


Inspiration for Rugs 

The use of unexpected colour, red violet for army green and brown, turquoise for yellow green. Still we see the turtle and better yet we see his spirit. Love it!

Things to look up on The Mat:

Current Dye Formulas 
Gwenn Seemel
You can go here to read her blog
Creativity Boosting Exercises
20 days of 10 minute creative prompts to do 
Refresh and Enrich Yourself
Art is Fun and so is colouring, rug hooking is really all about colouring!
Print some of these free pages out and de-stress.

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Make some majic colours, ride my Majic Carpet and get your dyes right here.


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