I also reported in that blog that I could hardly keep my hands off their patterns with my marker in hand, due to my overwhelming desire to mark the patterns up with all kinds of elements reminiscent of Magdalena's rugs. But I did restrain myself; it is amazing, but I did!
Wednesday evening we met for our normal weekly hookin, and Sandy entered the house full of enthusiasm for the previous days hooking. She immediately told me she could not get Magdalena off her mind and she was ready to mark her rug up for more hit-n-miss and symbols. Oh, what fun!
We went into the kitchen where we could lay out the rug and look through the Rug Hooking Traditions with Magdalena Briner Eby book for more inspiration. It was as if Sandy was in an altered state! She was so excited and I loved joining her in working on the design.
|Sandy is working on the pattern to add more design elements. She's jazzed about going "all out Magdalena" on this rug!|
|Here you can see she is adding in lines to encourage hit-n-miss hooking.|