Trudi designed this rug for her son---we tweaked the design a bit to keep the sun on the right side znd used a dip dye to create the rays. the rooster is going to be a "Pretty Boy"! This was Trudi's first camp---always fun to introduce someone to the joys of rug camp!
June chose "Freedom" for her project---The eagle is working up nicely and the banner on his body will be red and white stripes also--a great patriotic rug!
Nancy's piece is called "Devonshire" and is a crewel design but she didn't want to hook it as a traditional crewel but wanted to use textures and we even used some antique paisley---you can see the beginnings of the dark background which will really pop the motifs.
Sandy chose Emma Lou's Tulip Cross---I consider this a great workshop pattern even though it is large because you only have to work out one quadrant and you've got the color plan---and Sandy was able to do that---I really like the large leaf ---sorta hooked two sided with the addition of the jagged vein.
This is my daughter's house in Oakland sporting a new paint job---looking forward to seeing it on Friday!
These interesting plants were on the property where the workshop was held---Pokeberry I think! According to the book about the Magdalena rugs---they used Pokeberry to dye wool.
This house was for sale in Mineral Point---it had been redone beautifully!!!
that is it for today---will post the rest of the rugs tomorrow!