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Portfolio of Traditional Rug Hooking
1977 - 2016



"Gainsborough" (click on image to enlarge)

"Gainsborough"
round 60" diameter
Designed by Pearl K. McGown
  
Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 1983.

Awards and Publications:
"Best in Show" award at Northern Teachers Workshop, 1998.
Featured story and picture in National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Rug Hookcrafters Newsletter, August, 1999.
Pictured on the cover of ATHA, the Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists Magazine, August/September, 2000.
First Prize, in the Danvers, Massachusetts Art Association Show, 1991.

"Irises"
38" x 54"
Designed by Louise Zeiser
Heirloom Rugs   

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. My first rug. Completed in 1978.

Publications:
Feature Picture and story in Rug Hooking Magazine, March, April, May 2000.

Award:
2008 McGown Biennial International Exhibit, Owego, NY 2nd Prize for People's Choice

"Irises" (click on image to enlarge)

"Wildwood" (click on image to enlarge)

"Wildwood"
7' x 7'
Designed by Louise Zeiser
Heirloom Rugs   

Hand dyed wool on burlap #4 & #5 cut. Begun in 1983 and completed in 1990.

Awards and Publications:
Featured in A Celebration of Hand Hooked Rugs  1991 Edition
Pictured on the front page of The Beverly Times newspaper, Beverly, MA, November  13, 1991.
First Prize, Danvers Art Association Show, 1992, Danvers, Massachusetts.

"Pansies For Thought"
27" x 38"
Designed by Louise Zeiser
Heirloom Rugs   

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 1980.

"Pansies For Thought" (click on image to enlarge)

"Arabesque" (click on image to enlarge)

"Arabesque"
14" x 20"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn
   
Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 2000.

"Williams Cat" - In Memoriam
23" x 34"
Designed by Margaret Hannum 

William Taylor Hannum, Born November 25, 1992, is my grandson.
William's cat, "Fish," "The only fish with fur," according to William, was "a very nice cat" and a very good "mouser."

Hand dyed wool on linen #3 cut. Completed in 2001.

Awards and Publications:
Picture and Feature Story in the McGown Newsletter, Spring 2002
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Chosen for display in the juried show: "Rags to Rugs" at the Quilt and
   Textile Museum of the Heritage Center of Lancaster County,
   Lancaster,PA

"Williams Cat" - In Memoriam (click on image to enlarge)

"Manchu Dragon"
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"Manchu Dragon"
31" x 49"
Jane McGown Flynn design
Adaptation by Margaret Hannum  

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 2000.

Inspired by Norbert of Harry Potter fame, a fierce but friendly dragon.

Publications:
Feature Story in the McGown Newsletter, Autumn 2002

"Strawberry Patch"
25" x 41"
Designed by Louise Zeiser
Heirloom Rugs   

Hand dyed wool on burlap #4 cut. Completed in 2000.

Publications:
Featured as the front cover of Rug Hooking 20th Anniversary, 2008 edition.  Article: "For Posterity's Sake" was chosen to be included in this edition as representing 2005. The article appears in the Jan/Feb 2005 edition of Rug Hooking Magazine (already in my website).

"Strawberry Patch" (click on image to enlarge)

"Queen Mary"
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"Queen Mary"
38" x 72"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 1999.

Awards and Publications:
Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen's Guild Juried Gallery Show, 1999:
   People's Choice Award
   Artisan's Choice Award
"Best in Show" at Northern McGown Teacher's Workshop Show, 1999.
Featured on the cover of the McGown Newsletter, August 2000.

"Birches"
11" x 14"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn   

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 1999.

"Birches" (click on image to enlarge)

"Bag Full of Goodies" (click on image to enlarge)

"Bag Full of Goodies"
20" x 31"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn
   
Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 2000.

"Chinese Butterflies"
31" x 48"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 2000.

Awards and Publications:
Pennsylvania Designer Craftsman's Guild Juried Gallery Show, 2000:
   Juror's Award
   Best Traditional Piece
October 2000 - National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Rug Hookers:
   photo chosen for notecards, on international fund raiser.
Featured in A Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs XI,  2001 Edition.

Featured in "Preserving Your Rug's History for the Future" Rug Hooking
   Magazine, Jan/Feb 2008 pp. 34-45

Chosen for display in the juried show: "Rags to Rugs" at the Quilt and
   Textile Museum of the Heritage Center of Lancaster County,
   Lancaster, PA

"Chinese Butterflies" (click on image to enlarge)

"Humble Beginnings"
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"Humble Beginnings"
19" x 36"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #4 cut. Completed in 2000. 

Publications:
Pictured with an article in the  McGown  Newsletter, May 2001.

"Silver Compote"
27" x 23"
Designed by Charlotte Stratton

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 2001.

Awards and Publications:
Featured in
A Celebration of Hand Hooked Rugs XII, 2002 Edition
   People's Choice Award, 1st Place
Featured in Rug Hooking Volume XV, Number 1

"Silver Compote" (click on image to enlarge)

"Lurcat"
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"Lurcat"
43" x 71"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on linen #3 cut. Completed in 2002. 

"William Morris"
32" x 45"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 1999.
Colors were researched to replicate the original palette in this wallpaper design by William Morris of England.

Awards and Publications:
Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs Show, 2005
   
People's Choice Award
Featured in Rug Hooking Magazine, Jan/Feb 2005 and Sept/Oct 2005
Cover picture and article in the McGown Newsletter, August, 2001.
Article in Rug Hooking Magazine Jan/Feb 2007 pp. 32-39

"William Morris" (click on image to enlarge)

"Oak Scrollings" (click on image to enlarge)

"Oak Scrollings"
23" x 36"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn  

Hand dyed wool on Rug Warp #3 cut.  Completed in 2002.

Awards and Publications:
Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen's Guild Juried Gallery Show, 2002:
   Excellence in Craftsmanship Award
Pictured with an article in the  McGown  Newsletter, Fall 2011

"Ming"
56" x 34"
Designed by Charlotte Stratton

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut. Completed in 2001.

Awards and Publications:
Pennsylvania Designer Craftsman's Guild Juried Gallery Show, 2001:
   People's Choice Award
   Best Interior Design Work
Cover picture and article in Winter 2002 issue of McGown Newsletter.

Chosen for display in the juried show: "Rags to Rugs" at the Quilt and
   Textile Museum of the Heritage Center of Lancaster County,
   Lancaster, PA

 

"Ming" (click on image to enlarge)

"Unicorn in Captivity" (click on image to enlarge)

"Unicorn in Captivity"
24" x 36"
Designed by Pearl K. McGown  

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 1999.

A gift to my husband, Bob, on our 50th Anniversary, September 5, 2002

Publications:
Feature story and picture in the McGown  Newsletter, Nov. 1998.

"Istanbul"
round 60" diameter
Designed by Pearl K. McGown
Teacher: Nancy Blood

Hand dyed wool on linen #3 cut. Completed in 2003.

Awards and Publications:
People’s Choice 2nd Place” in Celebrations XIV
Excellence in Craftsmanship Award
Craftsmen’s Choice Award
Best in Show Award” at Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen’s Juried Gallery Show 2003.
Appeared in Celebrations XIV and featured article in Celebrations XIV, 2004.
Chosen for display in the juried show: "Rags to Rugs" at the Quilt an
   Textile Museum of the Heritage Center of Lancaster County,
   Lancaster, PA
Feature story and picture in the McGown Newsletter, Spring 2008

"Istanbul" (click on image to enlarge)

"Entice" (click on image to enlarge)

"Entice"
Oval 6’ x 6½’
Designed by Pearl K. McGown

Hand dyed wool on cotton warp #3 cut. 
(12 months to complete) Completed in 2005.

Awards and Publications:
Best in Design” at Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen’s Juried Gallery Show 2005
2008 McGown Biennial International Exhibit, Owego, NY - Sponsor's Award
Selected for and published in Celebrations XVI, 2006.
Picture and article featured in National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Hookrafters Magazine, Summer, 2009

"Poppy Seed"
29" x 43"
Designed by Heirloom Rugs

Hand dyed wool on linen #3 cut. Completed in 2006.

Selected for and published in:
Voted 2nd Place People's Choice in Celebrations XVIII, 2008 as featured in Rug Hooking Magazine, June/July/August 2009

Publication:
Featured picture and article in A Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs XVIII 2008 Edition 
 

"Poppy Seed" (click on image to enlarge)

"Roses II" (click on image to enlarge)

"Roses II (pink)"
12" x 16"
Designed by Pearl K. McGown  

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 2005.
Created as a teaching piece for Northern McGown Teachers' Workshop, August 2005

"Salem"
Oval 46" x 7'
Designed by Heirloom Rugs

Hand dyed wool on burlap #4 cut.
The inner oval was completed in 1993, interrupted by our peace
and justice mission in Israel/Palestine, outer border completed in 2004.

Publications:
Feature story in the McGown  Newsletter, Summer 2005

Award:
2008 McGown Biennial International Exhibit, Owego, NY - 2nd Prize for People's Choice

"William Morris II" (click on image to enlarge)

"Masterful Morris II"
16" x 26"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn  

Hand dyed wool on Rug Warp #3 cut.  Completed in 2006.

Publications:
Selected to appear in an article by Nancy Blood on William Morris designs in Rug Hooking Magazine 2007.
Article in Rug Hooking Magazine Jan/Feb 2007 pp. 32-39

"Della Robbia"
round 24" diameter
Designed by Pearl K. McGown

Hand dyed wool on linen #3 cut.  Completed in 2006.

Publications:
Article in McGown  Newsletter,  Fall Issue 2007 Vol. #36, No. 3

"Della Robia" (click on image to enlarge)

"Roses I" (click on image to enlarge)

"Roses I (white)"
12" x 16"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn  

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 2004.
Created as a teaching piece for Northern Teachers' Workshop 2004.

"The Grand Cat"
18" x 18" pillow

Hand dyed wool on rug warp #3 cut.
An adaptation from a photo of "Mustafa", daughter Cathy's cat.

"The Grand Cat" (click on image to enlarge)

"Sylvan Scrolls" (click on image to enlarge)

"Sylvan Scroll"
54" x 7'
Designed by Pearl K. McGown 

Hand dyed wool on linen #4 cut. 
(9 months to complete) Completed in 2005.

Award and Publications:
"Best Traditional Piece" at Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen Guild Juried Gallery Show, 2006.
Pictured with an article in the  McGown  Newsletter, Fall 2011

"Snow Rose"
18" x 24"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on linen #8 cut with prodded flowers. Completed in 2002.

"Snow Rose" (click on image to enlarge)

"Christmas Bouquet" (click on image to enlarge)

"Christmas Bouquet"
18" x 25"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed in 2002.

"Two Scroll Purses"
11" x 11" and 11" x 12"

Hand dyed wool on burlap. Adapted from "Scrolls"  by Jane McGown Flynn.
Completed in 2000. 

"Two Scroll Purses" (click on image to enlarge)

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"Log Cabin Pillows" (click on image to enlarge)

"Log Cabin Pillows"
12" x 12" and 14" x 14"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #5 cut and 8 different yarns.  Completed in 2003.
Kits available in many different color choices - see Services & Kits Page.

"Small Purses"
9" x 6"
Designed by Peggy Hannum

Half-round with glitter yarns or rectangle with circle design.  Completed in 2004.
Kits available - see Services & Kits Page.

"Small Purses" (click on image to enlarge)

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"Fruit Purse"
8" x 10"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Publications:
Feature story in the McGown  Newsletter, May 2000

"Christmas Ornaments"
Designed by some original and some culled from various sources

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed 1980-2006.
 


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"Oriental Borders Purse"
(2 sides - 14" x 26" )
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on burlap #3 cut.  Completed 2001.
 


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"Fish and Waves"
24" x 36"
Designed by Primco Patterns

Hand dyed wool on linen #6 cut.  Completed 2006.

Publications:
Article in the McGown  Newsletter, June/July/August 2007,
"Funky Fish"

Article in the McGown  Newsletter,  Summer 2009,
"Funky Fish"

 

"Floral Fantasy"
16" x 16"
Designed by Gail Hill

Hand dyed wool #5 cut and fancy yarns on linen.   Completed 2007.
 


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"Leona"
16" x 16"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on rug warp #3 cut.  Completed 2007.

"Leona"
24" x 36"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on rug warp.   Completed 2007.
 


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"Art Nouveau Purse"
10" x 10" x 10"
Adapted from Dover Pub. Inc. 
ISBN:0-486-26928-0

Hand-dyed wool on linen #3 cut.  Completed 2008.

"Queen Vines Footstool"
16" x 10" x 13"high
Designed by: Kim Nixon

Hand-dyed wool on linen #3 cut.   Completed 2008.
 


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"Old Crewel"
56" x 28"
Designed by Louise Zeiser, Heirloom Rugs

Hand dyed wool on linen #3 cut.  Completed 2008.

Award:
PA Guild of Craftsmen Gallery Show, November, 2008 Craftsmen's Choice and Excellence in Craftsmanship
 

"Starry Night Purse"
11" x 9"
Designed by Peggy Hannum

Mixed media on linen.   Completed 2008.
 


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"Seven Sisters"
34" x 54"
Designed by Pearl K. McGown

#3 and 4 cuts on linen.  Completed 2008.

Publication:
Featured picture and article in McGown Newsletter, Fall 2009
Featured picture and article in Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs XX 20th Anniversary Edition 2010 Edition

Award:
Voted 3rd Place People's Choice at the 2009 Northern McGown Teachers' Rug Show

"Rosemaling Tote"
14" x 14"
Designed by Jane Flynn

#3 cut on monkscloth.   Completed 2008.
 


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"Gay Nineties"
3' x 5'
Designed by Pearl K. McGown

Hand dyed wool on linen, #3 and 4 cuts.  Completed 2010.

"The Bug Rug"
24" x 34"
An Adaptation of "Bug Rug" designed by House of Price
As is and hand dyed wool on linen, #6 cut.   Completed 2010.
 


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"Panda Bear"
18" x 18"
Designed by House of Price, #PR1471

Hand dyed wool on linen, taught by Angela Foote
#9 cut.  Completed 2010
A gift to our first great granddaughter, Lola, born July, 2010

Untitled
19" x 35"
Designed by Bluenose Rugs of Nova Scotia.
Hand dyed wool on linen.
Hooked as a Contribution to the Rug Hooking Museum
of North America, Hubbards, Nova Scotia
 


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"November"
39" x 55"
Designed by Jane McGown Flynn

Hand dyed wool on rug warp #3 & 4 cut.
Completed 2012

Awards:
Pennsylvannia Guild of Craftsmen
Juried Gallery Show:
Best Traditional Piece Award


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"Swirl"
60" x 68"
Pattern by: Heirloom

Hand dyed wool on linen #4 & #5 cut.
Completed 2014


 
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"Parrot Tulip"

Designed by Pearl K. McGown OSV P283

Hand dyed wool #3 cut on monk's cloth.
Completed 2016


 
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"Wedgewood Platter"
27" x 38"
Heirloom Pattern
Teacher: Nancy Blood

Completed 2016


 
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