There was lots going on at the Sunshine Rug Hookers meeting this week. It was interesting to see the influence of various fall events playing out in people’s work.
Evidence of Sandra Marshall’s Punch Hooking Workshop was all around.I think Kathleen designed this pattern using templates brought by Sandra.
Teresa is working with finer wool and a different sized punch than what I chose. She says she’s having trouble deciding how close to punch the rows.
Mary’s mom had three boxes of embroidery floss like this, so she is doing some very fine punching with it…(I have just such a box and I hope to try a similar project in the future)
Betty brought her ’embellishment project’ to show what she has accomplished so far….It is just stunning. I should have taken a photo from the side so you could see the 3D effects .
Linda Wilson’s recent mini class on stained glass inspired Karen to dig out a pattern she had on hand, and wow! She has been busy.I love the colour palette.
Linda had purchased a kit designed to teach values.….a simple view of trees….and many shades of green.
Recently, a well known hooker and teacher ,Hilda Wells, gave up hooking due to ill health, and held a sale of her patterns, wool, and equipment.
Gail is hooking one of her pieces…..….and Jean is finishing off another that was started by Hilda….Aren’t those shaded flowers beautiful. I love the dark colour that Jean has chosen for the background (I’m always drawn to dark backgrounds)
Diane is still finishing Hilda Hayes last piece…She said that little leaf by the bird will be coming out.
Jean C. is working on a commission..….she needs to produce a lot of her proddy broaches.
Janet has her prancing rooster under way…
Edie is using up scraps to make her ‘squares’ rug.
….and Marion is using a variety of textures….wool, yarn, sari silk, and quillies (standing wool circles).
….and I….….finally finished the whipping on my Lunenburg rug.
Chris is knitting this delightful outfit for a ‘baby doll’ .(apparently I am quite behind the times since I didn’t know what a ‘baby doll’ was).
Cheri has nearly finished this beautiful, free flowing piece.
She hand cuts her fabric and uses a wide variety of materials.The results are always amazing.
I’ve shown Fiona’s rug at various points along its progress, but her addition of her “British flag” sandals really tickled my funny bone. I absolutely love them….and want to see them in person!….the border is made of wildflowers found around their Green River home
(excluding my camera strap…which snuck in the photo by mistake)
This is a large rug…
…and one that will eventually be cherished by future generations I’m sure.
Aren’t we a busy and diverse group?
Thanks for stopping by.