Somehow I managed to finish hooking my I Love My OCD rug. The dog population was pretty good most of the past week, allowing me time in the studio. Some days are better than others and I’m looking forward to taking Leo to his Manners Class, which begins in a couple of weeks.
The photo below of my latest rug doesn’t show the irregular curvy border. I can’t wait to start binding this [yes, I actually do love to bind rugs!] The rug is about 32” x 39”, so I’ll have to stand on a chair to get a full photo of it. In the meantime, I’ll take photos as I bind it to show my process. I have one favorite way to bind and I’m sticking to it!
I’m still pondering how to design the next piece in my Mother Earth Speaks series. It will depict the ocean with plastic flotsam. Such a sad state of affairs for the Earth’s oceans.
As some of you know, I’m in the Magdalena Rug Hookers here in Perry County PA. I’m also in a three-woman splinter group called, Maggie’s Meyvns. We Meyvns are each planning on hooking a rug about one of our strong woman heroes, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. I just planned my rug out on paper and I hope to get it on linen soon. Unfortunately, I can’t show it until all Meyvns have completed their RBG rugs and we have our reveal. Our reveals usually contain a meal. We shall see.
The months of July and August will be filled with activities, which will make summer fly by. I’m already looking forward to autumn.
There’s a lot of beauty out there and in the hooked rug finishing process.