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I will be adding photos here of pieces I've made.  I hope you enjoy them.  Pieces currently for sale can be found in my Etsy Shop.  I will be adding new pieces as I finish them, so check back often.  If you would like to have me make a rug or wall hanging for you, please contact me.
 

                       
This is a wall hanging inspired by my visit to the Dana-Thomas House in Springfiled, Illinois.   It is similar to the sumac window designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.  Not for sale.





  Essence of Life was commissioned and designed for the wedding of Sara Schoen and Liz Aram. The weaving structure is a boundweave Theo Mooreman technique.  Not for sale.




  I designed this rug after traveling through an area of Nebraska a few months after a forest fire in 2006.  I was impressed by how quickly the grasses were growing back, and by the way the blackened tree trunks seemed to forever be reaching toward the sky.  I hope you can see these ideas in the weaving. This rug is made in the Krokbragd technique, which is a Norwegian style, literally meaning crooked lines or crooked path.  This rug is for sale.

  This rug was inspired by the colors of the fall leaves in Lincoln.  I wove it in a boundweave style (the warp is covered completely by the weft) in a rosepath design. It won the People's Choice Award at a show at Westminster Presbyterian Church in October of 2013.  This rug is for sale.  




                 
                   
                                           Tree of Life
Blue and green rug woven of wool/nylon blend.  This rug is for sale. Trinity wall hanging woven of wool/mohair blend.  This rug is for sale.Eggplant and charcoal rug woven of wool/nylon blend.  This rug has sold.Tree of Life was commissioned and designed for the wedding of Seth and Emily Pennington Schoen.  The weaving structure is a boundweave Theo Mooreman technique.  Not for sale.
      Grand Teton Rug Stole
  Red Shawl/scarfRoyal blue scarf
Grand Teton Rug, woven in a Krokbragd technique, represents the colors of the Tetons, from the meadow grasses, the shrubs and trees, the rocky points covered with glaciers, to the glorious blue sky. This small rug has sold. This clergy stole was woven from handspun alpaca from the alpacas at Camp Fontanelle. Victoria Hilton of Wynter's Castings did the spinning for me, and the piece was sold on auction at the camp on September 16, 2012. Nebraska red scarf is also woven from an alpaca/silk blend in a diamond pattern. Alpaca has no lanolin so these scarves are considered "hypoallergenic." You will appreciate the soft drape around your shoulders in any weather.  This piece is for sale. Like the navy and the red, this royal blue scarf is woven of an alpaca/silk blend in a diamond pattern. They are wide enough to be worn as a shawl or wrap, but lightweight enough to scrunch up and tie around your neck. It is very soft and has a lovely drape. This piece is for sale.

If you would like me to make a piece especially for you, call or email me to discuss a design, colors, etc.
Jan Tooker, Lincoln NE   Phone:  402-432-9837, Email:  jstooker@neb.rr.com
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