Today I hooked in-person for the first time in 18 months! It was a great time, and nice to see everyone who came. I worked on “The Weave”. I’m almost finished the hooking. I’m trying to decide how to finish it. I think, in the end, it will be my standard fold over the edges, mitre the corners, and stitch in place.
I am taking advantage of the local situation and reaching out to others interested in learning what I know. I recognize I do a poor job of marketing myself! I, like a lot of people, find it difficult to “blow my own horn”! However, I am interested in connecting up with other artists who rug hook as well as produce work other ways. I find the work and process of creating art by other artists inspirational. I am also offering to teach individuals rug hooking on a one-on-one basis.
This week I have been thinking ahead to September. Hubby and I have booked a cottage for five days for retreat. I’m looking forward to some time away to work uninterrupted. Hopefully to start a new series. To that end I have been busy photographing and sketching local scenes. I am in the process of trying to decide how to translate them into hooked items.
Also in September we are hoping to go on a bicycle trip. Hubby likes to bike, while I ride sag wagon (the car). This time we will have people riding and driving with us, so we won’t be taking our car. I’m hoping to spend some time rug hooking in Chester, N.S., and possibly Lunenburg, while I wait for cyclists, but we shall see.
Well if you have been, thanks for reading! Take care everyone!