cindi gay No progress in the studio yet. Dave hurt his back so we are taking a time out. I need the base molding installed before I put up shelving. This may have to wait until after Christmas. . . .

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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Woman with Baby is almost done

Hooking a border on a hooked rug
This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

Hook a trial border on your rug to see if it works. Usually a 6″ length of the border will tell you if it is right.

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Rug Hooking an Interesting Background

Rug hooking a background
This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

Hook an interesting background using small circles and spot dyed wool so that it looks like distant foliage.

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Green Blurry Foilage Background Continues

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This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

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.

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Rug Hooking Some Background on Woman with Baby

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This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

I am beginning to add some of the background hooking foilage without hooking foilage, just small green spot dyed circles.

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Work Begins on the Baby

Rug hooking the baby's hand
This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

I begin rug hooking the baby’s hand and eyes.

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Rug hooking on the Widecut Face Completed

step 5 face filled in
This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

Textured wide cut face is now filled in with the medium value.

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Continuation of How to hook a Wide Cut Face

step 4 of how to rug hook a face
This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Woman with BabyI hooked some of the lighter areas.  Since I already hooked many of the darks, all that remains is to fill in with medium.

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New Project: Woman with Baby

Rug hooking the eyes of a face
This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

The first steps in rug hooking a face using wide cuts and textured wool.

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