We met Maria Barton, our teacher for the week, on Sunday evening. She was supposed to get there at 10:30am but did not arrive until after 10pm. You know how the airlines are...delays, missed connections, etc., but she finally did arrive.
First day of class...color planning the rug picked to hook. Numbers were drawn and each student spent time with Maria picking wools for the rugs. I was #11. My turn came and Maria helped me pick colors for my rug. I spent the rest of the day, hooking and unhooking...just couldn't seem to get the effect I wanted from the rug. Finally did click and here is a picture of my rug in progress.
I was not as fast as my friend, Ginger, who finished 2 rugs and started 2 more during the rughooking camp.
Tuesday was more rughooking and visiting and shopping. Class is over at 3:30pm each day and we headed to the quilt shop, Nimble Thimble. Great selection of hand dyed and as is wool and books. Wonderful quilting fabric also.
Ginger looking for new books to buy.
After shopping at the quilt store we went to Dairy Queen, our favorite place for ice cream, since we don't have them in Oklahoma anymore. Of course, we did eat a hamburger before having a large dipped cone.
Jo and Ginger walking into Dairy Queen.
Wednesday was spent hooking on our rugs and then in the afternoon shopping for wool from the other teachers.
It was also the rug show. What an amazing group of ladies at the camp and the rugs were amazing. Here are pictures of some of the rugs:
For Betty, Maggie Bonanomi's rug.
Well, guess I better get back outside and help with yard work. Watch for more rugs and the last day of camp. Stay cool and enjoy your weekend.
Happy Memorial Day!!!!!