Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween ~




Halloween Greetings 
to all my friends in blogland :)

Here is a picture of Loocie a couple years ago in her witch costume.  Isn't she just the sweetest little witch ever?  This year she was going to be a ladybug, but the weather just didn't co-operate. Thankfully for about the first 45 minutes of trick-or-treat the rain stopped, but it was just to wet to dress her up and have her outside.  I'm happy to report that I had hordes of kids so I don't have 8 bags of candy to eat :)


I finished my Tonya Robey snowguy from the most recent issue of Primitive Quilts and Projects. He looks nothing like the one hooked by Tonya, but the recipient would not appreciate a grungy snowman.  This will suit her much better.


Now on my frame is a pattern offered by Lori of Homespun Prims.  You can find the pattern here. This Belsnickle will also be a fun, quick hook at only 7" x 16".  I thought his arm needed a little more definition, but I think the black line is too stark .  Suggestions?


Happy Halloween.  May your trick-or-treat pail be full of yummy, no calorie candy.

Pug hugs :)
Lauren

11 comments:

Merry Wind Farm said...

Hi, Lauren, your rugs are lovely as always. The weather is so nasty here that trick or treat was postponed until Sunday. I can't ever remember them delaying it when I was little. When we lived in town, we had lots of kids, but out here in the country, there has NEVER been a single kid!! No one even buys anything. Oh, can you write and tell me how you dry walnuts?
Melinda

Merry Wind Farm said...

Me again, :) Forgot to say how cute Loocie is. Bella won't even wear a barret to keep her hair out of her eyes...she just instantly rubs it out. If she won't wear her hoodie this winter, I'm going to be upset :)

denise said...

LOL!!!

acorn hollow said...

cutie dog!We are wet and raining also not to much fun for the little ones.
I would hook the back ground first before I changed anything.
I love your pieces.
Cathy

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

Loocie looks cut as a lil' witch. Great looking rugs :)

dogwoodfarm said...

Hi Lauren,
Loocie looks so adorable!! Maybe a darker blue would work under Santa's arm.
All your rugs in your previous post look great!!
Have a great weekend!

Saundra said...

Wow gal, you've made more headway on your hooking projects than I have. I'd better get crackin'.

Saundra

Julia said...

Great little witch that Loocie. Too bad about the wet weather. We had rain too and no Trick or Treaters again this year.

A grey outline may be better than the black. Just my thought.

Your little snowman is perfect.
Happy weekend.
Hugs,
JB

Farm Girl said...

Thankfully, my kids had other people over so I don't have to eat 8 bags of candy. I love your snowman rug I think it turned out awesome. I guess I need to get myself in gear and do some Christmas rugs, I haven't done any ever, not even a snowman. Your pug looks so cute in her costume.

jody said...

Geez, i need to get my hooking out so i can at least trip over it!! Your snowman turned out nice and the santa will too! I alwa

jody said...

Whoops.. Always have problems outlining the arms ect. We had a few trick or treaters not many tho.. I remember in Japan one year we had 450! Yes!! Many trips to the shoppette