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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Here is a Sneak Peak of a rug I'm working on for Tyler

I'll be teaching in Tyler, Texas at Star of Texas rug camp and am in the process of hooking a large flower rug, Tyler Flower Basket. Flowers are not something I hook very often, so I thought I would expand my horizons with this rug. It is going to be a large rug.....30 x 30. I'm not yet finished but here is a little snippet for you to see.

The next picture is my new lion pattern. Yes, I was playing again with new techniques. I love the mane on this guy. It looks like proddy but I did it with my hook. I also did the wrapped wool technique for his eyes and beaded around the outside. I think I'll make this into a pillow.


I was playing in photobucket and came up with this picture. I'd like to hook a rug like this some day.


Please stop back as I have some other rugs to show you from my class in Alabama and a cool butterfly rug that my friend Holly hooked. Maria


Alice ~ Folk Art Primitives said...

The flower rug looks great ~ dramatic color!! You have been busy, friend!!

Lori said...

OOOOoooo, can't wait to see more of your flower rug Maria!! It looks wonderful!! Love how your lion came out too.

moosecraft said...

The flower rug looks like a gorgeous winner to me, Maria! Love the pumpkin one from the previous post too! I'll keep a check on your website, to see when the patterns become available...

WoolenSails said...

The rug is looking beautiful, can't wait to see the rest.
I love the lion, fun to use different techniques.


Julie said...

Your designs & colors are so great. Wish I could go too! That is very exciting.

ShabbySheep said...

Maria, I can't wait to see more of the Tyler floral. I love to hook florals, with so much inspiration right out my back door in the flower gardens.

patijane said...

Love your flower rug, Maria. Can't wait to see it at Tyler next week. Can't wait to meet you.

Cotton Eyed Jo said...

What a wonderful class filled with new hooking stitches and techniques. I'll send you a pic of my jack o lanterns just as soon as I finish hooking the rug!

You are so great to work with, and the rugs you color planed will be wonderful. Hope to see you at Sauder next August 2011! Hugs!

Carrie P. said...

OH, the flower rug is so pretty. Cute lion.