Rug hooking the background is easy if you start early and break the area into shapes. Find out how.
Hook an interesting background using small circles and spot dyed wool so that it looks like distant foliage.
Background rug hooked with spot dyes is beginning to take shape. A darker version of the spot dye is used to fill in the areas around the circles.
I am beginning to add some of the background hooking foilage without hooking foilage, just small green spot dyed circles.
Choose a background strategy and simple border for portraits and landscapes.
Rug Hooked Footstool patterns. I hook a bit here and a bit there to get a feel for the pattern and to complete the background before I finish the motifs.
A close look at how I hook background with the wool I call Antique Background.