Primitive Rugs Book

My Book

“Designing and Hooking Primitive Rugs” is available on Amazon.  

Susie in Black Jacket

Menagerie Coat

This was a real challenge! This coat is an adaptation of an 18th century sailor’s jacket.…



This is one of Susie’s “motto” rugs. This saying is one of her favorites and…

Nova Scotia

Port Joli, Nova Scotia

This small house depicted on this rug is one of the oldest houses in Port…


Ships at Sea

This rug was inspired by a dilapidated cape in Birchtown, Nova Scotia. This small cottage…

fox rug

The Fox

Sheep and Goats aren’t the only animals at the Stephenson farm. Susie has been keeping…

welcome rug

Welcome Rug

The primitive chicken designs on this rug come from Susie’s collection of antique cookie cutters.…

courthouse rug

Pownalborough Court House Rug

The Pownalborough Court House is located on the Kennebec River in nearby Dresden, Maine. It…

rust vest

Padulla Vest

This is Susie’s second hooked garment. The colors evoke fall on the coast of Maine.…