I’m still catching my breath from our wonderful trip to the maritimes. One of the highlights (apart from our daylong visit to the Rug Museum of course) was a visit to Deanne Fitzpatrick’s store in Amherst Nova Scotia.
Now there’s a store that makes patrons feel at home! We were given tea and oat cakes, and invited to take pictures and browse at will. The walls are full of Deanne’s wonderful rugs. An art gallery and a shop all rolled into one.
I was in heaven.
…amazing abstract….all in reds
…..inspired by Klimt….
…Deanne’s signature ‘faceless’ ladies….
….now I’m kicking myself that I didn’t carefully read the cards posted with each rug (I plead wool and beauty shock)….because as I look at the picture of this rug, it seems unlike Deanne’s style, and I’m wondering if it is one of her very early rugs, or perhaps is done by someone else.
When I took this photo, I thought I was finished shopping….but no….it seems there was lots more I couldn’t live without.
This was the yummiest table of goodies. I couldn’t resist buying the little pattern on the top of the two sheep (my maiden name was Lamb, and my sister and I always exchanged “lamb themed items”) ….and I bought a packet of “white” yarns, laces, fleece etc as well as small bits of wool to hook it.