Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Monthly Meeting

Last week was rug hooking on the day after Halloween and we had a great turnout of eleven people - it's always so much fun to visit and see what everyone is working on each month.

Marilyn brought these hooked cobs of Indian corn all finished up - so cute - and perfect to display during the harvest season. She got the pattern out of a recent issue of Create & Decorate.

Last month Tonia was working on a 3D sheep project, and this time she brought it and it's friend - both completely finished. The swirls give the illusion of curly sheeps wool - and she used twigs from her yard for their little legs. They have little rusty bells tied around their necks.

Jeanette found a wooden star with an opening that was just screaming for a hooked insert.

This is the project I've been working on - a penny rug that I started during the long drive to and from California last month. I'm using coat wool that felted up too heavy to use for hooking. It's pitiful, but I really haven't pulled a single loop all summer long - I need to get back to it.....and SOON!

Marliss had a lovely table set for our refreshments. Such a nice time!


Janet O. said...

So many clever projects--I love those curly sheep!!

Sue said...

Such great goodies you've shared with us today. I really love those hooked corn cobs. What a great idea!

Lil Raggedy Angie said...

Such beautiful creations by all ! Hi Gayle im a new follower and look forward to getting to know you in the future ! have a great day ! hugs lilraggedyangie

Kim said...

Cute ideas. Love the corn cobs.

TheCrankyCrow said...

Sounds like such a fun time - but, oh - I'm absolutely smitten with those little sheepies!! Too, too, sweet!!! And I'm in the same boat as you - haven't hooked at all for a long, long, time - now, I have dozens of projects I want to get to and with all that's on my plate, it looks unlikely....wish I would've made hay when the sun was shining! Have a great evening.....Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Sassafras and Winterberry said...

I've been too busy spinning to hook...but I miss it. I'm going to a hook-in on Saturday, but I'll probably just bring my flower pot rug to bind. I should try to get a new project on the frame...sigh!
I love the sheep. I really love your pennies.

Raymond Homestead said...

Talented gals!

annie said...

I absolutely love those little sheep!

The Wool Cupboard said...

Gayle, Thanks for sharing the great projects your talented group has created. Love your posts!

whitey said...

Those little sheep are darling!

Me and My Stitches said...

What a fun get together - all of the projects are great, but I really think those little sheep would like to live with me!

Margie said...

Such adorable projects.I wish I was a good enough "sewer" to try a
little 3D prjoect of my own...I just love that Indian corn and it would be so fun and easy to hook !
Thanks for sharing.

Grace to you,

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

These projects are all just wonderful! Such creative pieces! You look like you all have a great time together! Thanks so much for stopping by and entering my giveaway!

Joanne said...

wonderful projects - must be so inspiring

Angie Berry ~ Berry Homespun Primitives said...

Oh my, all those projects are so adorable!! How fun it would be to decorate with all those lovely pieces! And the table of goodies looks wonderful too! =]

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