"It is a token of health and gentle characteristics when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love to sew; especially as they are never more at home with their own hearts than while so occupied." ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Rug Hooking

 So fun to see patterns I have admired, made by local artists!!
 I love this! Log cabin, my all time favorite quilt pattern........on my "to do" :)
Some of the smaller projects......each so lovely!!
 My teacher........Michele.....so very helpful
I just recently took my first rug hooking class! It was so much fun, I think I am "hooked". So fun to find such a relaxing new adventure! Our sweet teacher invited us to a wonderful show, featuring some of the best hookers in the Pacific Northwest. We had such a fantastic time. Saw some of the most beautiful rugs! The best part was visiting with the "hookers"  they all shared very helpful tips...I was totally in awe of the workmanship these artists shared with us. They had vendors too, selling their wares and supplies......our bags were full to the brim!! Such lovely wools, patterns, hooks and handmades!! I can't remember when I have had such a good time, they also had a luncheon that was spectacular! Wonderful day shared with friends!!


Ann said...

Oh, I love the photos you shared! The little mat with feather trees is way too cute - and that log cabin- LOVE it! Just what I need are more rugs to add to my list to hook! ~Ann

basketsnprims said...

Oh, what beautiful projects! I plan on trying a rug hooking class next year. Just what I need, another craft to add to my many, lol.

TheCrankyCrow said...

Welcome to the very addicting world of hooking!!! So many delightful designs, so much scrumptious wool....you are gonna love it!!! That log cabin rug looks like a design by my rug hooker designer friend....it's been on my "to-do" list for a while now....Sigh. So much to hook, so little time....Enjoy! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

BeFRuiTFuL KReaTioNS said...

It is good to see another person find the wonderful art of rug hooking. It is relaxing and so much fun. Enjoy!!

old crow said...

Thank you ladies for your sweet comments!! So happy you could leave a comment Pam, I don't know why it wouldn't work before!! I have had that happen to me too!! Thanks for giving it another try!! Yes, rug hooking is wonderful........I just love it!! Hope you all are busy crafting and "hooking" :)
Primitive Blessings to you and yours!!

frontporchprims said...

I admire those who have the time and patients to make beautiful are like this. I can't wait to see some of your finished products. -Steph-

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Oh Mona,
It sounds like a perfectly heavenly day and I know you have wanted to learn this for a while now (me too!) and I am so happy you finally were able to realize your dream!!
Thanks for sharing your photos and your lovely day!! Can't wait to see your first project!!
Blessings and Hugs~~