Thursday, March 7, 2013

What's On My Frame?

What's on my frame?  The answer is an adaptation of an antique runner.  
I am crazy in love with the colors of the original, so I have tried to work up the same color plan.  Yowza!  Nothing is better to me than the turquoise blue and coral colors!  As you can see, I only have one small corner portion to finish up and then I will be moving on to the border.  The wide hit-and-miss border will pull all the colors from the main design out to the edges...plus I will be adding just a few other soft old colors and a bit more brown out there too.
I started this rug at the beginning of the year and have put it aside several times to work on some smaller projects.  I find that this is one of those rugs that practically hooks itself and when I am not working on it, it calls to me to sit down and pull up a few loops.  Have you ever had a rug do that to you?
It's quite a long runner...I had to stand on my sofa to get both ends in the picture!
I'll be adding this pattern to my pattern line once it is completed.  It's a very fun design to hook!

7 comments:

Frances Seng said...

You do such beautifull work Kris and have excellent eye for mixing colors .

Lori Ann Corelis said...

A beautiful rug Kris! Can't wait to see it all finished!

Lori from Notforgotten Farm said...

pretty pretty rug Kris ~ can't wait to see the border and your color choices for it....looks really old already :)
Lori

Mouse Droppings Fine Folk Art said...

My favorite colors all in one rug...lovey! Susan

Julia said...

You chose lovely colors and the pattern looks easy to hook. Your rug is charming and should be a good seller.Looking forward to seeing it finished.

Wishing you great spring sunshine
JB

Gayle said...

The hit & miss border will make a nice frame for this great rug!

Simplethyme Prims said...

beautiful Kris!..can't wait to see the finish!