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Rice Lake, WI, United States
My home town is Rice Lake, a small town in northern Wisconsin. I own Red House Wool Studio~ an in-home wool and rug hooking business. I enjoy collecting and decorating with antiques and primitives. Orange Sink Blog is a journal of my interests and ramblings about life. Cathy Greschner

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Grinning Jack



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                                               (These are the wools I'm using)


I started working on this small oval mat a couple of nights ago.  It's small (12 1/2 inches by 9) so it's going quickly.  You may recall seeing this pattern on my blog before.  I designed it two years ago and did the pumpkin in white.


I think this pattern could be done up in any number of different colors and could be fun!  Maybe a purple pumpkin!  If anyone's interested I could draw one up  on linen for you for 20 dollars.  That would include shipping anywhere in the states. (email me:    antcathy@charter.net)  I'll send a Paypal invoice to you.

I'm waiting for a shipment of wool from Heaven's to Betsy!  Should be here in the next couple of days!  Fall is a comin' and I'm  starting to get ready for my next class at the Tech. School.  Starts the first Thurs. in Oct.  I haven't decided on the project for the students yet but have an idea floating around in thee ol' noggin!  I do have punkins on the brain.....  and times getting away!  So much work to do! 
But I'll Git er done!!!!

Cathy G 



21 comments:

  1. He's so cute!!! I love your sunflower pattern too, so colorful! Are selling it as a pattern?
    Hook on!
    Karen

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  2. he is really, really cute !!!!

    love him !

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  3. OH MY, be still my heart!!!!!! I'm in love with the grinning Jack, the wool, the antiques and rug at the top of your blog. Oh MY!!

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  4. I love him...and as soon as school starts and I get a paycheck...I'll be after that pattern! Goodness, I can't wait to earn money again!
    Hugs!

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  5. Cathy,
    Sorry for the hiccup above....whoops!
    What fun your Jack O Lantern is!
    I love that orange texture in the face...

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  6. I love it! I am really getting in the mood to decorate for fall! I hope you are having a great week!

    ~Dan~

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  7. Cathy ~
    LOVE it (though I am partial to the white one!).
    Keep on hookin'!
    Pug hugs :)
    Lauren

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  8. I love the pumpkins just not ready to see them lit with the kids coming to the door.
    Cathy

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  9. Love the White Pumpkin and think that a purple one would be COOL!

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  10. Your Jack would evoke a big grin every time you looked at him. But man, I am so not ready to think of fall yet!!! I know that summer is winding down, and it happens every year LOL, but it still doesn't mean I have to like it!! I do admire those of you who plan and "hook" ahead.

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  11. Love your new blog header! Lovely! Yes, I'm glad autumn will be here soon. Couldn't wait for summer this winter, and now that it's summer, can't wait for fall!

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  12. Hi Cathy,
    Speaking of pumpkins, I am just starting the Autumn Trio and will post the progress on my blog. Can summer be almost over so soon?

    blessings always,

    Julie

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  13. Jack is just darling. You are right, such a sweet little pattern could be hooked so many different ways.

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  14. i love visiting here with you...love your work so much...i was happy to see you at farmhouse kitchen, my friend

    and thanks for the kind words

    kary and teddy
    xx

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  15. Hi Cathy, thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. It's been a while since I commented. Your pumpkin pattern is absolutely beautiful. I hope that your fall classes will be even more popular than last time.

    Hugs, JB

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  16. oh wow...excellent work and colors!!!

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  17. Love your Grinning Jack - just makes me smile! You do wonderful work and designs! Oh what fun it will be to open you box of wool when it arrives!

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  18. Love that pumpkins on the brain. Your fall colors are so beautiful. I know your students love you.

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