Spring is here

Spring is here

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A New Rug Hooking Stand


My flowers are tired. The trees are shedding leaves by the bushel basket now. I am enthralled by all of the beauty and every day is better than the last. One of my favorite sayings is this: " We accept and thank God for what is given, not allowing the not-given to spoil it. ( Let Me Be A Woman, p. 42)

This weekend Ron worked making for me a free standing hooking frame. It is beautiful. I told him yesterday, it is so wonderful it would have made the best kind of Christmas present.


It is fully adjustable and I can raise it or lower it for what ever chair I happen to be working in at the time.
It is so light I can just carry it where ever I want to go.


Here is the frame and it is a bit bigger than the one I have now. What I like about this is I can see more of my design when I am working.


This is my next project. I put it on to see how it would look stretched out on this frame. I can't wait to start this rug.


He worked so long building this. I was so impressed with how it looks and how he thought of every thing in his design as he was sketching it out first and then putting it all together.


I finally finished my latest rugs. They are all bound and listed now.
Such fun little patterns.

Guinea in the Meadow


Rooster in the Sunflowers
 I am so happy to have finished these rugs. Today though, my hand is having a rest. I hope you have a lovely restful day.

~Kim~

" Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything.
in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."
---Ephesians 5: 19-20

12 comments:

  1. i saw your title and knew it was something ron made just for you. so sweet!

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  2. I love the new rug! Santa is so tasteful with his lovely coat!
    VERY great that Ron and you made such a nifty tool! Wow!
    I love your two newly listed rugs! xoxo

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  3. That is an awesome stand!! I bet it is so nice to work on. I love your guinea, he turned out so cute. :)

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  4. Wow, Ron is multi talented. Seems like he can do anything! That is an amazing stand.

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  5. I am your newest follower found you through Lauren,
    What a nice frame your husband made my husband made my stand that I put a purtain frame on. your rugs are lovely. I am in New England we have lost our leaves long ago and it is very cold now.
    Cathy

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  6. What a great guy you married. he's multitalented. I love the frame and I know it will make hooking even more of a pleasure.

    I'm really impressed by how you finish your rugs so fast.

    You two make a great pair.
    Have a great week.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  7. Wow, your husband is as talented as you. That ought to really make it easier for you to hook.

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  8. What an amazing piece of craftsmanship! There is enormous talent in your family! xo Nellie

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  9. Really thoughtful of your husband to make that for you. Now you can accomplish even more!

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  10. I love the rooster one!
    And that stand is so great for you,
    How kind and thoughtful he is!
    A good man with pieces of wood, such a blessing!

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  11. I am so happy for you to have a new stand, and I am also so impressed with Ron's design, and finished rug stand! He did a wonderful job!
    What a sweet husband you have. He loves you very much, that is for certain :)

    Love the finished rugs.... I just know that they will fly out of your etsy store!
    You will have to rest your hand for a bit, and then start hooking again. I am looking forward to seeing the Father Christmas design worked up :)

    Have a great day.

    K.

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  12. awww kim, you hook like I knit!! your rugs are beautiful!!!!

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