New Hooked Rug – Day 19 ~ Helen’s Tapestry

Hooray!  I now think my elephant is a little more discreet as he has “done his business” someplace back in the woods and not on my flower!!!  LOL  I do like the new tail position and his back foot with the adjustments I’ve made so that pleases me. 

Did you notice that I took out the light blue line hooked over the lion’s head?  I thought that showed up too much and took away from his sleeping face!!!  : )  I need to change the stem of the upper right red flower because it gets lost in the background…and I’ll decide if I need to add more flowers or foliage to the upper left after I fill in the black background.  I didn’t want to take away the focus on the elephant!  : )

(Not too much time to hook today but I did want my elephant to have good manners!!! ) LOL

Tomorrow I’ll fiddle more with the upper pond… I didn’t want the elephant gray to blend with the pond water blue, but I think I’ll take out a little of the lighter blue at the water line!  : )  I will be doing a couple more rugs now at the same time I’m doing this one…so that should be a hoot!!!  Gotta get ready for my November show!  (And the Gallery too)  : )

Happy Hooking,  Sunnie  : )

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Author: Sunnie-oldcrowfarm

I am a folk artist living and working in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. I specialize in original Santas, witches and other folk characters and original hand-hooked wool rugs. We live a peaceful life here at Old Crow Farm and enjoy our retirement!

2 thoughts on “New Hooked Rug – Day 19 ~ Helen’s Tapestry”

  1. Holy Schmoly, Sunnie! I go away for a few days and you’ve got an elephant pooping all over your flowers! How on earth did that happen…hahaha! I must say, you are really moving on this one! And, it’s looking soooo good! I am impressed…guess I best get going on mine! Keep on a-hookin!

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