Yes. these pieces are "off the hook."
Hooking is finished, they are bound
This first rug was hooked by
Lorie S. Lorie is very proud of her
rug, as she should be.
Prior to hooking this rug her hooking
experience had just involved two small pieces.
This piece was designed by
Becky also does beautiful Redware Pottery.
This picture shows the beautiful background.
Lorie used 5 or 6 different shades
of blue and green in her background.
Since this piece was done with a number 6
cut we thought it best to make the
face as simple as possible.
It turned out to be very effective.
A job well done by a
This is a small piece done by Margie.
Margie is new to hooking - this is her first
piece. She bought this in kit form
and started it with very little instruction.
I am very proud of the job she did on
this piece. The backing in the kit
was a material I had never seen before and
hope to never see again!
It was so tightly woven that you could not see any holes -
it was a "guess and begolly" as where the
hook should be places. To complicate
matters the wool was cut with a #6 blade.
All in all, a job well cone.
Progress continues on my project. This
pattern is Blue Basket, designed by
The colors seem washed out in
these pictures and I don't know why.
This is the left hand side of the rug.
I am just starting to introduce a
variety of dull reds in the flowers,
coupled with some brown/golds.
Well folks, that's it for this update,
Next blog I will tell you about the "Dyeing Bug"
that has bitten me!
Quote of the day -
the only reason people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory.
Doris and Eloise