rughookingmagazine.com
Updated June 19, 2019

Dimensions: 36" x 46"
Materials: #3-cut hand-dyed wool on linen
Designed and hooked by Donna K. Hrkman, Dayton, Ohio, 2015.
Featured in: Celebration 26

"This rug concept arose from the ashes of a previous design, which proved to be too much for me at that point of my skills. Even though it was fairly simple, the original design needed detail and contrast and a setting I could not put together. So I set it aside until I had gotten to a better level of ability and approached it from a totally different point of view.

So Mother Goose went from a simple goose in a pasture to a more elaborate Goose-human hybrid in a Victorian library. I was able to pull in more of her storybook characters and give them all a sense of place. The colors are rich, presented in a limited color palette of green, purple, orange, and blue, with cream and gold accents. I wanted to convey a sense of charm and sweetness and just a taste of Victorian oddity to this rug. And to make it fun."
- Donna Hrkman, 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