Bird In The Hand Primitives

Primitive Folk Art Designs and Finished Items
By: Robin Leuschen

" Who you are is God's gift to you........ What you do, is your gift to God !"

Monday, June 11, 2012

I picked up my hook again, finishing a rug and a sweet deal !!!





First of all, I wanted to say, after quite a while of not touching my wool or my hook, I am back at it, trying to finish up my Antique Rug Challenge Rug from AAPG ....I did do some more, honest !!!....lol
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Remember in one of my previous posts, I said that ", Hunting for chairs in my passion and chairs are my holy grail "...?
Well, for months now, I've been hunting and searching Craigslist for a nice comfy upholstered chair to sit in, in my craft room while I hook or punch....Seems like every time I looked, either I had no money and there were chairs a plenty, or I did have money and no chairs were to be found.
I finally found one, it is like brand spanking new, not a hair, speck of dirt or any wear or tear on this...It is from Basset....It's not exactly what I would have chosen if I were buying brand new, as far as the fabric is concerned, but it is very nice and goes in my craft room just fine !! And the best part of all....It was only $25 !!
I now have to arrange a few things and set it up right by my window, so I can be nosy and see the world while I'm working, and get my lamp over there for lighting....and it will be a sweet little space for me !!
I'm thinking now of having hubby make me a cube from plywood and I've seen some awesome hooked ottoman patterns ....That would be PERFECT ..yes ????

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I received a few of the swatches from Spoonflower, of my fabric designs...the colors are wonderful and the fabric itself is great, but I needed to go back and minimize the actual size of the designs....

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I've come up with a few new designs that I am going to order swatches of and make for public sale....






Hope you all had a great Monday and now, almost time for bed and on to a new day tomorrow !!
Hugs,
Robin

14 comments:

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

Love your chair!! can't wait to see your hooked ottoman!!

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Robin your rug is coming along nicely. Wonderful chair ~ wish I could fit one in my craft room like that.
Awesome new designs for your fabric.
Enjoy your week!!!
Prim Blessings
Robin

WoolenSails said...

Great chair, I use an office chair for my sewing room, comfy and I can wheel around the room in it;) Love how your designs look on the fabric, how fun.

Debbie

mrugpills said...

They are both gorgeous. Yes i think you definitely found a bargain. This is awesome new designs for your fabric so i want this ne.

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Rugs and Pugs said...

Robin ~
Your rug is coming along just great! You have become a great hooker in a very short period of time!
Great deal on the wing chair.
Pug hugs :)
Lauren

acorn hollow said...

I like your rug. I love your chair fabric and all. you have been busy as always.
Cathy

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hi Robin...so glad you were able to get back to your hooking - looks wonderful.
My goodness your fabrics are just beautiful - I'm so proud to know you! And I will hopefully find your fabric in a store someday...near me????

What a wonderful chair and for the money who cares what the fabric is....but I think it looks wonderful!

Karen

Orange Sink said...

Robin,
Your challenge rug looks awesome! My goodness girl it looks as though you have been hookin' for many years! Love your new chair..... every hooker needs a comfy place to work her magic!
Those fabric designs are awesome as well..... will be fun to see how people use them in projects!
Hugs!!!
Cathy G

Michelle~Sugar House Creations said...

I love the middle swatch in picture #4. Looks just like one of your doodles which I love!

HomeSpunPrims said...

Robin,
Your rug is looking good! Looks like you found a nice comfy chair to sit in when doing your handwork. And what a deal! Great fabrics too. Hugs, Lori

~Backroad Treasures~ said...

I went to spoonflower to check out your material and couldn't find it, what is the link or name I should be putting? I love your chair, I think it looks prim, and comfy. Enjoy!
~Rhonda~

~Backroad Treasures~ said...

I went to spoonflower to check out your material and couldn't find it, what is the link or name I should be putting? I love your chair, I think it looks prim, and comfy. Enjoy!
~Rhonda~

Lonna said...

Can't wait to see this rug done... You're doing a beautiful job. I think I'll go get my hooking out now....

Prims By The Water said...

What a great find in that chair. It looks perfect! Your rug is looking good too!! Take care, Janice