This is a rug designed by Sharon---I think the textures work well in the loon and the bird---she is planning to needle felt in some of the birch trees she wants in the distance...the cattails are sculpted and when I got home I dyed the sky for her. Here is a photo of the sky wool...these strips are 60 inches wide and 8 inches deep and will be cut and hooked in order.
This next one is Mary's wool gatherer---a pattern from Red Saltbox---her hairdo is a work in progress as we were experimenting with a braid---we'll see if it stays or goes.
Ane this is Diana's long runner that a friend helped her design. One neat thing about this rug is that the truck was originally owned by the Gruelle family (originators of Raggedy Ann and Andy) and they are in the driver's seat---not hooked yet in this picture but according to Diana when I talked to her this morning they are done).
And here is Wendy's rug called Flower Basket---her own design from Red Saltbox. She wanted to use paisley and she is using it well in the flowers and leaves!
This is Kathy's fraktur bird and flowers---she too used paisley in her color planning---what a delightful bird and flowers!
Libby was working on Here Birdie, Birdie another Red Saltbox pattern---check out her great flag using a five loop technique to make a start---love the expression on the cat's face!
Penny was a color loving student so we had great fun bringing this piece to life---a very happy purple dog!
We went to the lake over Memorial day---great fun!
We are having cool morning right now and I am loving it and glad it is supposed to hold over into Saturday morning---my 5K Hospital Hill race is Saturday morning at 7 o'clock.
I have been in the dye pots the past two days getting ready for The Caraway Rug school---leaving in a couple of weeks...yikes!!!
Some fruits of my labor...
That's it for today!