Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Robyne's Blossom For Her (Ample) Bottom

She's finished! I finally got around to taking a little out for the darts (to make it sit nicer around the cushion) and made a heap of pom-poms and put it all together. Another happy project off the list and into use! Yay!
It's only a lowish seat/stool. A bubsy seat.
If you want a copy of the pattern (just the design in the circles, not with the darts) please email me at r.m.square@bigpond.com and I'll send you a copy. For free, that is.

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Josh finished

Hi folks, just thought I'd let you see the last of my grandson rugs. Let me introduce Josh to you.
Ta da!!

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Ruggers April meeting in Warrandyte

Our group was small, but the atmosphere was warm.
What a wonderful time we had at April's meeting in Warrandyte.
As usual Anne greeted everyone with a smile and a cup of coffee.

Leanne knitted, Joy hooked, Robyn chatted; and Anne and Chris chatted, tried out various punch needles and  hooked all at the same time. As Chris had a lesson in punch needle embroidery from Jacqui while she was in Milton, she was keen to show off her newly purchased punch needle. Anne then brought our her stash of punch needles and we talked about the pros and cons of each model. She had needles for both embroidery and for rug making. What a handy little tool that can be used in such a variety of ways adding a different dimension to hooked rugs.

We then had the fun job of dividing up our beautiful, made in the US [that's what it said on the invoice], wool fabric which had arrived at Anne's while she was away enjoying the retreat at Narrawilly in Milton, NSW. Yards and yards of soft, beautiful wool dyeing to be changed into works of art.

 The day went much too quick, and after a lovely lunch we packed up our tools and left for home until the next month.The May meeting will be held on the 17th at Joy's in Lilydale.
Cheers from the Yarra valley Rug Makers.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Strathalbyn Rug Hooking Expo

Don't forget to check out the calendar of Events in the 'Tags' section on the right of the page.
You wanna learn a new craft and don't know what to do? You got some time on your hands and you've wondered what this rug hooking is all about? Well take a peep at the Calendar of events and book yourself into the Strathalbyn Rug hooking Expo, Sth Australia in October. There'll be lots of workshops and you'll make a bunch of new  friends to boot.
Check out the details here, : http://www.rughookingaustralia.com.au/calendar-of-events/
See you there, :)

Friday, 4 April 2014

April Meeting of the Yarra Valley Rug makers

Hello fellow Rug makers. My, doesn't the time just fly. Such a busy month for everyone. How nice to just be able to relax and meet with like minded people for a day of intensive Rug Hooking and chatting. With both Anne and Chris having visited Miriam's Narrawilly Farm and Jen travelling, let's just down our household tools and head for Anne's home in Warrandyte on April 12th. Starting time around 10 AM.
You know the drill. Bring lunch to share and enjoy the company for a few hours. All new comers very welcome. If you have never hooked a rug, that's OK too, we'll help you get started.
Hope to see you there.