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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Rug Hooking Progress

As you can see I haven't made a lot of progress on my rug, but it's progress all the same. I still haven't decided on a design for the outside border yet but it will come eventually.
The black background makes the colors of the floral show up so much better than a cream or tan would have, which was my original idea.
It's amazing how one rug can have such a ripple effect. About a year ago we put in wood flooring in the living/dining room and hall way. Now, we have purchased the wood flooring for all the bedrooms. Originally, my husband insisted on new carpet for the bedrooms but once I promised him a rug for his side of the bed he has graciously agreed to the wood. In all honesty, he probably knew he didn't have much choice. I am thinking a geometric designed rug for his side. Humm, I should probably paint the walls too....


Chris said...

I LOVE it. How big is it going to be? I love the pinks.

Sylvia said...

Hi Chris!
The first part that is blocked in is 19x29 and the finished size after the border will be 26x36.

Dana said...

Beautiful colors Sylvia! And I love your blog too!
Happy Quilting! Dana

moollin said...

How beautiful!! I just love those colours.