Anything to do with a rug show is every body's favorite blog title. For days I've promised myself that mundane task of whipping the Horse Trainer rug would begin. Uh, it still hasn't happened.
As soon as this computer is shut off I'm going to finish hand sewing a label on another rug and will begin the first stage of whipping my rug. Will take a couple pictures of this process and share some information about whipping with yarn.
Above is an antique folk art rug said to have been hooked around 1860 with multiple animals, birds, starfish, hearts, and bulls eye.
A bias shirred rug dyed with vegetable dyes sold for $38,000. Wowzer. Below is a close up of one of the flowers.
Pleasing to my eyes as far as color is the two vases rug below. Although I've no desire to hook it I like the colors; said to have been hooked late 19 century.
Just so you know..... and for those of you who live in this are already know.... the temperatures reached 73 degrees here in the woods today. Tomorrow is another story. Tomorrow it will be in the 30's and morning rain will turn to snow. Predictions for snow level is only for 1". But those weather prognosticators have been know to be wrong.
Have a great evening.