Hi Everyone, so sorry I haven't written more often. Guess what, it's busy.....as usual. It's that time of year where you have an almost overpowering impulse to organize and for me that's very hard because everyday I am having to draw patterns, print out cover sheets, etc, so I make a mess every morning, then have to clean it up. If I was only organized. Will it ever happen? I have almost come to terms with the fact that organized chaos is ok, right?
We have been very busy with some newer projects. Our local hookers have wanted to learn proddy hooking. Although I'm not a huge fan of proddy rugs (I really don't care for the straight edged rag rugs) we have been fooling with some different ideas. See the simple sheep rug I am working on below. I just wanted to hook up something small and try putting a proddy "frame" around it. You know......it's different......and it's growing on me. It's not something I would do alot of, but it's different and fun. Mom is doing a zig zag border around a simple crow rug, but hasn't finished it just yet. When it's done I'll show it.
Speaking of Mom, she is in the process of finishing one of my new designs, the swan rug. She is trying to decided whether to put a braided edge on it. I'm crossing my fingers in hopes that she will!! If she does I'll update the photos. It's a stunning, simple design, the colors, the colors.
Life in the New Year dieting world is NOT going easy. For the past year and a half I have been living the weight watchers life and it's been not bad, but since I blew it over the holidays I have been having a very hard time getting back to it. I'm cooking the same, healthier, but it's the need to snack that is killing me. Fruit? Who needs fruit when there are pringles to munch on. Hey, they are low fat pringles!!!
Well, I better get back to that sheep rug, I'll add photos when it's done. Until next time...