Sunday, September 14, 2014

Another Weekend Bites the Dust ~

 
Oh, these weekends just fly by much too quickly.  Another busy one for me :)
 
Saturday was a hook-in in Navarre, Ohio, put on by the Fort Laurens Rug Crafters.  So many wonderful vendors (and I was lucky to be one of them).  Just a sampling of the beautiful wool.
 
 
The featured hooker was Betty Kurtz.  She is 91 years young and still hooking.
 

Here is a sampling of her beautiful work.







Hooker Deb was working on this rug started in a Barbara Carroll class during rug week at Sauder Village.  The colors are so much richer in person.


Not that I need another rug pattern, but I love this pattern by Lana Omlor of Humble Rugs.  I "need" to buy this soon.


And how could I not buy some luscious wools and this wool yarn?


It was a wonderful hook-in.  I am thankful I was asked to vend ~ anything to help support my habit . . . lol.
 
Today was spent on the shores of Lake Erie at Whiskey Island Marina.  I was heading up the OPR booth at the Mutt Strut & Mingle/PAW-ject Runway.  Thankfully the weather co-operated, lots of people fawned over the pugs (Loocie, Posey and Tai Chi) and we made some $$ for rescue.


It's been a while since I've gotten on my soapbox, so . . . If you are looking for a pet, be it a cat, dog, even a skunk, DON'T SHOP, ADOPT.
 
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)
Lauren

10 comments:

  1. It looks like a great hook in and lots of beautiful rugs.
    I have been looking at dogs in our area but we seem to get a lot of pit bulls. I miss my guy so it is hard to just replace him, so when the right dog comes at the right moment, I will know.

    Debbie

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  2. Lauren,
    That looks like a great hook-in! Wishing you were a state or two closer to me! Hope you did well vending and can keep on buying more lovely wool!
    Betty's rugs looks wonderful! If I'm wondering if I live to 91 I will be able to hook rugs... hope so. Betty is sure an inspiration and wish her well for me when you see her again!
    Hugs!!
    Cathy G.

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  3. I hope I am still hooking at 91 I think that is when I will be able to retire. Love the wool and the rugs wonderful as always.
    have a great week
    Cathy

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  4. Sounds like a great weekend! What could be better than vending at a hook-in? Lots of lovely rugs you showed...thank you for sharing. And, gotta say, being retired...every day is like the weekend.

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  5. Yep, the weekend is over but it seems like it never even started for me.

    Hooray for Betty, still hooking a storm at 91. I wonder if I'll live to be 91. I sure hope so but I don't know if I'd still be able to pull hoops at that age. I've lost several of my cat lives already... Great rugs...

    Your weekend hook-in sounds very nice and energizing and I love seeing all that beautiful wool neatly piled up.

    Hope your week is nice as well.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  6. What a lovely weekend. I love looking at all of the photos and wish I could go to one of them.
    Have a great week.

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  7. Such a great weekend, love all the rugs.Blessings a Francine.

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  8. What a luscious pile of wool. So tempting and I don't even hook!

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  9. Great rugs and love all the wool. I got a sample mailer from Betsy the other day and even though I do NOT need more wool.....I ordered some. I have wool shame :(

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