I’ve had this blog for several years now, and I thought over
that time I had shared all of the rugs I’ve made, but by searching
the blog I discovered I have never shared this rug.
(you can click on the rug to see it larger)
Kenny used to collect Smokey Bear and I made this rug
for him as either a birthday or Christmas present, I can’t
remember which. I do remember that I hooked it on the sly,
so as soon as he would leave for work on Saturdays I would
pull this rug out of the trunk of my car and hook like a mad woman
while he was at work and then store it back in the trunk before
it was time for him to be home.
It’s hooked from mainly recycled wools, I
remember that his cheeks are from a Pendleton shirt and
the shovel is from a few blazers. The bluejay is also from
a Pendleton shirt. Funny, how it can be YEARS ago and yet
I can still remember these odd bits of trivia about a rug hooked
so many years ago.
I was new to dyeing and I dyed the mustard colored wool in
his hat and also the green background.
It’s been in our bedroom for years in front of the
Oh yeah, this was hooked in the days before I had a proper
frame….it was hooked entirely on a quilting hoop!