I’ve been intrigued lately by very primitive and free spirited backgrounds. Marte Bordeaux did this piece in punch needle, but it could make a great hooked piece also. What makes it a great background? First of all you can clearly see the motif because the dark chicken and flower are outlined by a much lighter […]
Once again, I am hooking frantically to get something done for the Sauder Village exhibit next week in Archbold, OH. I wanted to check the background and the hind quarters of the dog. I hooked some on Thursday but did the rest early this morning and this evening. I find one of the easiest ways […]
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.