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I don't know if anyone else does this type of rug hooking but, I am really happy to share this wonderful piece that I just accomplished. I started working on this to try and balance myself during the aftermath of a heartbreaking divorce. Here I am, many month's later, able to show off something good that has come from such a painful time. I feel just as lost and scared as I ever did, which really is very hard to cope with, to be honest. I have my wonderful mother to thank for teaching me this art. I look up to her more than she may ever know. I could easily have spiraled out of control. Instead I have been channeling my feelings into this project.I plan to frame it and give it to my parents. This took about 80 hours and was 8400 yarn pieces. Thanks for having a look.

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 This is a Cornucopia. It is often associated with Thanksgiving or fall harvest in the US. If only all the different people could come together as well. What a beautiful union of diversity and community we would have. 

 

If anyone has one to share, please do. I would love that. ❤️ 

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That's a wonderful chef- d'oeuvre dear Abi. Indeed, it needs to be framed and enjoyed at all angles.

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24 minutes ago, Dinaki said:

That's a wonderful chef- d'oeuvre dear Abi. Indeed, it needs to be framed and enjoyed at all angles.

Thanks. I am trying to find a good framer now.

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A beautiful Horn of Plenty rug.  You are talented and obviously patient to be able to accomplish this.  Take that knowledge with you as you move forward in life.  I'm sure your parents will enjoy it.  

Cheers, Jani

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1 hour ago, Jani said:

A beautiful Horn of Plenty rug.  You are talented and obviously patient to be able to accomplish this.  Take that knowledge with you as you move forward in life.  I'm sure your parents will enjoy it.  

Cheers, Jani

Thank You very much! It is difficult when you get multiple colors really close and they are not marked in the package. I am very happy with how well it turned out and have an appointment to see frame choices tomorrow. I am already working on the next one too. ~Abi~

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So I finally have seen the final results of my efforts. I am really happy with how well it turned out. Here it is just before shipping it to my parents.

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Beautiful!  I like that you have framed it so it can be displayed.  I'm sure they will enjoy it and think of you when they see it. 

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