Fair keeps traditions while adapting to changing world

September 22, 2011 by
Filed under: Traditional Rugs 

Fair keeps traditions while adapting to changing world

By DON CROSBY, SUN TIMES CORRESPONDENT Mary Janet Mustard has been making hooked rugs for almost 40 years. The 70-year-old was demonstrating her skills at this year’s Chatsworth fall fair held last weekend. She said the form of rug-making dates back to .

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Green House Furnishings to Offer Fox Point Shoppers Contemporary Choices

We’ll have lighting, rugs, artwork and we’ll have tabletop decor, things that you might put on a tabletop or on a shelving unit like vases or decorative items.” Despite an economy that has made things rough for many small businesses, Rodgriguez is .

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NW Find: Tom Poirier’s hand-woven rugs

By Peggy McMullen, The Oregonian Tom Poirier’s nubby, hand-woven rugs are created on a traditional manual loom, using “upcycled” 100 percent wool from Pendleton Woolen Mills with a cotton warp. Dimensions are approximately 4 feet by 6 feet or slightly .

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