Sandra Brown: Class of 2018

Name: Sandra Brown

Location: Mansfield, Ohio

Tell us a bit about yourself. What are some of your interests and hobbies?
Color, gardening, playing autoharp, farming.

Tell us a bit about yourself. What are some of your interests and hobbies?
Historical Society demonstration, Rochester, MN, 1981

What was your first project?
Parrot by Lib Calloway

Is there one rug that stands out as being particularly memorable?
House at Night

Is there a particular style of rugs that you're most interested in hooking?
Nature patterns, Geometrics

What's your favorite part about hooking a rug?
Playing with color

What's a piece of advice you'd give to a new rug hooker?
Develop your eye and trust your instincts

What do you love most about Celebration?
Inspiring to see such creativity.

Minnesota Elm, Celebration IV

Minnesota Elm, Celebration IV

Minnesota Elm is the third and final rug in a series of "heroic leaves" that Sandy originally conceived as a single artistic work. The first leaf, a maple, was hooked in 1990, followed in 1992 by a red... Read more.

Winston, Celebration IX

Winston, Celebration IX

Sandy Brown might characterize hooking Winston as a learning experience. She wanted to master highlighting techniques while studying with Elizabeth Black and so enthusiastically accepted Elizabeth's suggestion of hooking... Read more.

248 Outlook Drive, Celebration XI

248 Outlook Drive, Celebration XI

When Sandra Brown knew that she and her family would be moving from 248 Outlook Drive, she decided to create a pictorial rug depicting one of her favorite views of their beloved home. This moonlit scene is one... Read more.

Mandarin Goby Tea Cozy, Celebration XII

Mandarin Goby Tea Cozy, Celebration XII

This rug was featured as an honorable mention in Celebration XII. Read more.

Sycamore, Celebration XV

Sycamore, Celebration XV

Sandra L. Brown admits that she's a nature lover at heart. While many may make that claim, Sandra likes to get up close to the wonders of the outdoors and see all the tiny details. She had always had an... Read more.

Palace Scroll, Celebration XX

Palace Scroll, Celebration XX

Sandra Brown started this rug years ago in a #3 cut at Asilomar Rug Camp under the tutelage of Ann Taylor. After hooking the center rose and two leaves, she put the rug away. Sandra wasn't motivated to... Read more.


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