Sunday, October 30, 2016

Getting Close ~



 
I am getting close to finishing my Magdalena dog and crows.  I just want to be done.  I'm back to not sure if I'm liking it, but it is what it is.  I will learn to like it . . . lol.  For me, it's a biggie, measuring 25" x 30 3/4".
 
 
Next week I am taking a 3 day class through the Western Reserve Rug Hookers.  It's a class with Caroline Twigg of Eagle's Nest Woolens.  It is an open class meaning we can bring whatever pattern we choose.  I think I have narrowed it down to two.
 
Ned, by Woolley Fox, which has been in my stash for many years.  It is 20" x 35".  You will remember that our Saundra recently hooked this.  You can see it here.
 
 
 Or Proud Lion by The Sampling.  It is HUGE (for me) at 29" x 44".
 

Can you believe tomorrow is Halloween?  I thought I was gaining an hour of sleep last night and could not figure out why my iPhone did not update the time.  Well, duh, that's next weekend . . . lol.
 
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)
Lauren

12 comments:

  1. Love your Magdalena rug! The red in the leaves looks great. I so want to give this style of hooking a try. I like both of your choices for your next project. Maybe Ned because he is smaller and you just finished a biggie? Have fun!
    Robyn

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  2. oh your Magdalena rug is beautiful ~ whatever you bring to camp will be awesome, but I'm partial to Ned ~ he reminds me of our Pinocchio :)
    L

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  3. Your Magdalena rug turned out wonderfully. I'm sure the other 2 will too. My hubby thought the time change was this weekend as well. What would we do without our electronic devices?

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  4. I love them all. Your Magdalena rug is awesome. It sounds like a wonderful thing to do. I hope you have a lovely time.

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  5. lol! I'm looking forward to turning back the clocks too! For now, I like it getting darker earlier... gives me an excuse to relax without feeling guilty! ;-) I vote for making Proud Lion your class rug... retirement gives more time to make BIGGER rugs? lol! ;-)

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  6. Your Magdalena is great. I know that photos always makes wool look brighter than it is. But you could always use a little tea/coffee dabs to age some of the background. I've done that numerous times as well as using the dye from walnuts. It is a beauty you will enjoy.

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  7. I love them both. have fun at the class.
    I hate daylight savings time so dark:(
    cathy

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  8. Happy Haloween Lauren, love that rug so, it's beautiful!!! Blessings Francine.

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  9. I must be crazy... I am attempting for my first ever a hooked rug that will be 9" x 17". It is for the top of my foot stool/rest. So far I have it in my 17" Morgan hoop and just keep staring at the burlap. I am truly intimidated.
    Your Magdalena is wonderful. Love 'Proud Lion' too.
    Enjoy the day with Peace for all,
    Barb

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  10. Love your Magdalena rug!! You can't go wring with either of those pattern choices! Hope you have a great time at camp! Can't wait to see your pictures!
    ~Cammie

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  11. That first image is so cute♥

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