Fri, 24th September 2021


Willow Creek Rug Hooking presents patterns designed by Carol Shewan, Joani Newman and by special license from Penny Lane Publishing Inc., the designs of American folk artist Tonya Crawford. We are also pleased to announce that we are now presenting designs exclusive to Willow Creek Rug Hooking by native artist AJ VanDrie, patterns from Eaton's Department Store and now the wonderful work by Barbel Smith.

Design kits include pattern printed on linen in your choice of Traditional or Primitive Linen.

Last Light by Barbel Smith

Last Light

Pattern is on linen suitable for cuts #4-8. 

Approx. 16x22




Patten is on linen suitable for a #4-8 cuts, a lovely pattern in Barbel's unique style. 




Pattern is printed on linen suitable for cuts #4-8



Sails by Barbel Smith


I fell in love with this painting and it now hangs in a special location in my house. Sails 15x22 on Traditional Linen

Barbel Smith paints the Canadian landscape in a style inspired by the Group of Seven, specifically Lawren Harris.

Patterns are produced under license granted by Barbel Smith.


Evening Path

Evening Path

Traditional Linen 14x20  

A fall scene from Barbel Smith, take a walk along the path among the beautiful fall colours.


Summer Dance by Barbel Smith

Summer Dance

15x22 on Primitive Linen

Barbel Smith takes her inspiration from the Canadian landscape much like the Group of Seven did, her style is reminiscent of Lawren Harris. 

I met Barbel on a studio tour and was immediately struck by the sweeping lines and bold colours that drew me into the paintings.

Patterns are procuded under license granted by Barbel Smith


Autumn Glow

Autumn Glow

One of the new patterns by artist Barbel Smith. Barbel gets her inspiration from the Canadian landscape and her style is reminiscent of Lawren Harris. 

The pattern is 15x22 on Traditional Linen




Primitive Linen- 16x22 

The latest pattern from Barbel  Smith, Windwept is one of my favorites bring to mind the pines of Georgian Bay.


Welcome Mat


The Welcome Mat is one of Carol's new folk art designs, it has the look of a barn board background with bright colourful flower accents. This is a fun and relaxing pattern to hook and can be done up as a kit.

Size wil be 10x21 approx. 




A stained glass pattern of loons in the bullrushes. On primitive linen but can be special ordered on traditional.

Size is 16x21

$65.00 This pattern is available as a kit $195 plus tax and shipping. Wool is not cut.



This stained glass pattern is printed on linen, suitable for cuts #4-#6. Simple yet elegant this is perfect for the bird lovers.

15" x 20"


This pattern is available as a kit, the wool is not cut.


Summer Sunflowers

A sunny summer sunflower pattern 12x22, would make a lovely table topper or runner.  The pattern is on primitive linen suitable for a #4 or wider cut. 

This is also available as a kit.