rughookingmagazine.com

Home in Springtime

Dimensions: 23" x 16"
Materials: #3-cut wool on linen
Designed and hooked by Sarah Lee Province, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1998.
Featured in: Celebration IX

"The unique characteristics of our house, built in 1935, with its combination of stone and brick exterior and Vermont slate roof, drew me to attempt to design and hook it. We live in 'Woodside Park,' a neighborhood developed in the 1920s to '30s, a short distance from the District of Columbia boundary. It was advertised as “cool, country living” in its day and, in fact, was part of a farm originally.  

Choosing the time of year was not difficult since all the yards are filled with azaleas in the springtime. I planned that I would hook the difficult part first--the house--and save the azaleas--the best part--to last. Actually, the house was not difficult, but when I got to the azaleas, I almost gave up. In fact, I put the hooking away for a while. I realized that each blossom had to be hooked individually with green leaves in between. Otherwise they looked like balloons of color! I ended up practicing this process on a smaller piece and then could go back to it and complete the hooking of our home of 50 years."
- Sarah Lee Province, Celebration Hall of Fame 2018

YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ARTICLES


Free tutorials, expert tips, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Reviews

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Sign In to Your Account

Close Window
Sign In with one of your Social Accounts
Facebook Twitter
OR
Sign In using Email and Password