Monday, May 7, 2012
In the beginning....
I received this gift from Courtney.
She writes Sassafras and Winterberry.
In that post I explained that I had purchased a kit.
A friend loaned me a rug hooking frame.
I finally finished my first 'rug'.
Then I tried my hand at hooking my own design.
Here is a Canyon Jay I've been working on.
I've been collecting wool:
both recycled wool from thrift stores
and hand-dyed wools from
rug hooking sources.
Then, I made my own frame.
You read that correctly!
The seed for this idea was planted when I bought the kit.
That store sold frames....
for very high prices...
made by the store owner's husband.
I figured if her hubby could make one, so could mine.
Only, my hubby wasn't inclined to do so.
So... I ventured into carpentry!
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