cindi gay Drywall is hung in the new rug hooking studio. Paint is scheduled for next week, then the floor. Should be done in just enough time before our deadline to move out of the old house.

Day 1207 First shot at the final border

Alternate view of border of roomsized hooked rug by Cindi Gay
This entry is part 32 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

I am adding a wide outer border to a room sized hooked rug. Not everything is working out.

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Day 871 Rug Hooking Progress

Working on the border of a room sized hooked rug
This entry is part 30 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

A look at the progress on the borders of my room-sized rug and some thoughts about where it might be going.

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New Border Ideas for Room-Sized Hooked Rug

Doodles for potential rug hooking patterns
This entry is part 29 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

Lay out a rug hooking pattern border by using paper cut outs.

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Finishing up “Woman with Baby”

Whipping almost done on hooked rug
This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

The Woman with Baby hooked piece is complete except for a small amount of whipping on the edge of the hooked rug.

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Background Decisions for rug hooked portrait

Rug hooking the mother's body
This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

Choose a background strategy and simple border for portraits and landscapes.

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Day 99 Circle Border Under Consideration on Room-sized Rug

Close up of circle border on room-sized rug
This entry is part 16 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

Making a decision about the circle border on the room-sized rug.

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Day 94 How to hook crooked rows not straight ones

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This entry is part 15 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

Hard rigid lines will make a rug look contemporary. Soften the lines, especially the border lines by hooking them slightly wobbly.

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