I always like to welcome in a new blogger to Blogland! I recently stumbled across Patty's blog! She can be found over at Bluebirds and Jam. Patty is a fellow primitive rug hooker and makes wonderful rugs. She also makes some lovely dolls as well. I know you'll like what you see and give her a wonderful hooker's welcome!
My fight with the woodchucks has tapered off, I'm happy to say!! I've only seen one a couple of times lately...I think the fact that I was running out there every 15 minutes did the trick. LOL So, now, I'm only fighting the drought we're having. Funny, the lack of rain doesn't seem to stop the zucchini from producing!
Looks like some stuffed zucchini is in my future! I like to use a recipe from Susan Branch's Heart of the Home Cookbook. She stuffs it with zucchini, onion, tomato, and herbs, then tops it off with jack cheese and sourdough croutons...yum!
Despite the heat of summer, I've been hooking steadily on the chicken rug.
Mama hen is almost finished...except for one foot. I'm almost half way finished. The blue is not as bright as this picture shows. It's getting heavy though. I have a puritan frame which I should be using, but I don't really like it all that well. I need a gripper frame which I can turn and tilt. Right now, I'm using a hoop frame and feel like I'm going to bust it with this rug! Anyone have a favorite rug frame they can recommend? I'd actually like to sell the puritan. It has a floor stand as well.
Not much else happening. I had to work last week for two days. We were creating a curriculum map which would align to the common core standards. Sounds fascinating, huh? It was actually pretty interesting and the two days went by fast. I'm glad to be back on vacation though. Mr. S & W is off this week...so hopefully we'll get out to take a couple of good day trips.
Stay cool, my friends!