My Glory Stars Hooked Rugs and such

Friday, December 31, 2010


HAPPY 2011. Hope you all have a great and safe time ringing in the New year!!!! We will be celebrating at home with some of our Friends. C-ya Next Year!!! Rhonda

Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas

I would like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!! Would also like to thank everyone that has visited my blog this year for all the kind words you have left for me, it means alot to me!!! Thank you!
Also wanted to share my snowman that I won from Barb at QUAINT AND PLAIN, I just love him so adorable, Thank you Barb. Also in the tree is an Angel I won from Jackie at TFC Folkart, thank you Jackie, Love her.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

UFO Finish

Well almost!!!!

I started this rug back in the summer, put it aside. Decided to dye wool and guess what, yes I did I dyed the background wool that I planned on finishing this rug with. I dug through my piles and oh so lucky I found enough pieces of it to finish. I can't be doing that, I drive myself crazy. So my plan is finish what I start then I wont worry. Ha, I will see if I can stick to that. I have a few more started that I need to get finished. The rug shown is a design by primitive spirits, she has some really sweet designs. I still need to whip the edge and steam real good. Another thing that drives me crazy is all of the multiplying wooly worms, geez. I am going to try and do some rugs where I make myself only use what is cut. I was going through some today and yes craziness!! I know many rug hookers have this same craziness so I am not alone. Thanks for visiting!! Rhonda MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEARS TO YOU ALL

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Monday Night Hook-in

Usually twice a month there is a small group of us that get together at Katie Allman's home for hook-ins. Her basement is set-up like an actual shop and she has lots of wonderful wool. Besides all the wool, I just love to go and be with my wonderful Hooking Friends. Below are some pouches that I made for gifts to share with some of the girls. I am always losing my hook, scissors or what ever it may be in the bottom of my bag, so decided to make pouches for the girls to keep their necessities in, and myself of course.

So I would like to say Merry Christmas to my fellow hookers, and that your friendship means so much to me!! Thank you Katie, Stacie, Becky, Julie, and Phylis for your friendship and our wonderful hooking nights.

Merry Christmas to all!!!! Thanks Rhonda

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Ready for TDIPT update tonight

This is Tony the Snowman, he is a sweet pattern by Betty Dekat. He is just the happiest snowman ever.
I love this rug, I think it turned out very primitive looking.

I love the blue that I used in this mat. I think this also looks very prim. This is a great pattern by Lori Brechlin.

This rug is also very prim looking, the red used in this rug is a really great textured wool, I wish I was better with my camera to get the true coloring.
These 4 rugs will be offered later this evening on TDIPT. Wasn't sure if I was going to be ready but I managed, I got these 4 done in 2 days, so you can imagine what my house looks like. Well I am putting the hook down for a few days to clean and get ready for Christmas.
Stop by and check out the new updates on TDIPT later this evening or tomarrow morning, alot of great hand-mades by very talented artist. Thanks for stopping by!!! Rhonda

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Some punching and hooking

These are all patterns by Country Stitches. I have been busy, still have a few orders to fill. I am doing the Simple Good Show in the Spring as well as Gathered Treasures, they are back to back weekends, so starting in Jan I will be working on show pieces. oh my what have I done to myself. It will be ok, (so I hope). Thanks for stopping by!!! Rhonda

Sunday, December 5, 2010


Well I am so bad, like a kid, can't wait for surprises!!! I decided to have my husband pick a name from the bowl this morning!!!
I want to thank all of you that have entered, I truly appreciate the response and all the kind words left for me, I have explored alot of new blogs from this experience, which has been awesome!!

CONGRATULATIONS TONYA!!!! Please email me with your address so I can get this little guy on his way to his new home!!!!

Thank you everyone!!! Rhonda

Friday, December 3, 2010


I love this mitten mat, it just looks warm and cozy. Just finished with whipping it.
I am so amazed by all the comments left for me so far, you all are so nice!!! I have also gotten to visit alot new blogs, and that has been alot of fun. I appreciate all the kind words left by each and everyone of you!!! Good luck to all of you!!! Thanks Rhonda
There is still time to sign up for the give-a way below. I will draw the winner Sunday evening, the 5th.

Thursday, December 2, 2010


Well I would like to offer my Jolly Snowman rug as a give-a-way for the Holiday Season and for a big THANK YOU to all who have supported me

To enter just leave a comment, and if not already a follower, become one. I will draw on Sunday evening Dec 5th. Hope everyone has a great Holiday Season and thank you very much for visiting my blog!!! Rhonda
ok have been reading some comments, Thank you!!!! But if you dont have a blog, I need a way to get ahold of you so please put in e-mails if you dont have a blog, Thanks!!!
Please once again, if you are anonymous I have no way to contact you if you win, please add email addresses so I can get a hold of you.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010


Finished up this wonderful rug this afternoon. This is a wonderful pattern by Lori Brechlin, her designs are alot of fun to hook. I have it listed on ebay now.
Check out my auction if you get a chance. Thanks Rhonda, got to move onto next design!!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Finished Rugs

Well it is still very cold, but oh so nice and sunny, that makes everything better. Finished whipping the edges of these 2 rugs this morning.

I love this Santa rug, the red used in his jacket and in the rug below I hand dyed myself. I am very pleased, usually me and the dye pot do not agree on colors. This is a Teresa Kogut pattern.

This rug, I just love, it is Country Stitches partridge in the pear tree punch pattern. I punched it and as I worked on the punching, I thought it would make a great rug, so I hooked it also. Well now I need to figure out what i want to do next, decisions are so tough!!! Thanks for stopping by!!! Rhonda

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Brrrr It's Cold

Well I would much rather have the hot days of summer! I am not in for this cold stuff, I will be spending my days inside with the warmth of the wood burner!!!

I love the cheery looks of the faces on these 2 rugs!!

This guy is a great design by Maria Barton, isnt he so cute!! I have a few more rugs in progress will post when done. Hope everyone got their tummies nice and full with Thanksgiving dinner. Now onto whats for Christmas, geez it is coming so fast!! Stay warm!! Rhonda

Wednesday, November 24, 2010



Friday, October 22, 2010

Snowmen Rugs

Finished up 2 more rugs, YEAH. I love how these 2 turned out, I love the blues and browns together. I have them both listed on e-bay under myglorystars. On to my next project, hum, what will it be. Thanks for stopping by Rhonda

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Finished Rugs

I have been hooking alot!!! I have several finished rugs, just haven't taken the time to post them. I am now working on snowmen rugs!!! The Turkey Hill and Reap What You Sow are designs by Lori Brechlin, and the rug with Bless our Home is a design by Handmaiden Designs. The rug Sutter's was made for a dear friend, she was very excited to receive her rug!!! Well back to hooking just wanted to share real quick. Thanks for stopping by!!! Rhonda

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Finished Rug

Oh how I love this rug!! This pattern I purchased from Spruce Ridge Studio, designed by Lori Brechlin. This is my rug I started at my first rug camp back in June. Well after camp I put it aside to work on other projects. Well, with this being my birthday week, I decided to finish my rug for my birthday present to myself. Wasn't that nice. I absolutely love it, pretty good size 33 x 26. This is the biggest rug I think I have done. Just wanted to share with you all, thanks for stopping by!!!! Rhonda

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Finished punch pieces available

Here are some pieces I have still available for sale. If you are interested in any of the pieces send me an email.
The show at Malabar farm was great!!! Great vendors and lots of great stuff!!! And a beautiful day for it, weather was great!!! I can't wait for next years. Love meeting new friends, and seeing those I know!!!! Everyone is just awesome at the show. Oh yea Lisa if you read my blog, thanks for that birthday present!!!
Thanks for coming by!!! Rhonda

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Finishing up for Saturdays Show

Well I am trying to put the finishes on my items, for my show Saturday. The show is called IN THE SPIRIT OF FRIENDS, at Malabar Farm Sat Sept 18th 10-4. This show is awesome, try to visit, you won't be disappointed!!!! If you know me and you go to show please say Hi!!!!
Thanks Rhonda

Saturday, September 11, 2010

American Air Men

Thought I would share this morning!!! Took this pic this morning before the guys left for drill. Just wanted to say THANK YOU to all of our Military Men and Women and God Bless You All.

Also God Bless the Military Families!!!!!!!


Friday, September 3, 2010

Fall Hooked Rugs Finished

This rug is full of Autumn colors, I love it!! This is a design by Needl' Love. I have it listed on e-bay now under myglorystars.
This rug was fun to hook, I drew this one up myself, I absolutely the the textured piece of wool that I used for my background. I hooked this in 8.5. I am loving that cut!

This is a sweet design by Lori Brechlin, I loved how it turned out. I love hooking fall rugs and snowmen rugs, but I am so not ready to do winter rugs yet.
Hope you all have a great Holiday Weekend!!!! Rhonda

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Finished a Few Fall Rugs

I love how this little guy turned out. This is a pattern by Lori Brechlin. I did the beading technique with 2 shades of oranges around the outside of this rug, it is hard to see in the picture.
This rug, OMG I have been wanting to hook it every since I seen it on Maria Barton's blog. I love it!!! I sewed old buttons on for all their eyes. Two of the pumpkins have the beading technique for their mouths. I hook this rug using 8.5 and 9, which I lov using, first time I have ever used my #9. I usually hook on monks and it is to hard to use the #9 on, but this pattern was drawn on linen, and made it real nice to use #9. I was able to attend Sauder Village this year, and it was really nice, but the bad part was I bought way too much, so now I need to keep on hooking. I hope to maybe get these listed on ebay tonight.
Have a great day Rhonda

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Updated TDIPT

I updated my TDIPT page if you get a chance take a look at all of the artist's work. These 2 punch pieces turned out awesome, love them both, they are patterns by Country Stitches. I have been very busy getting items ready for my show I will doing in Sept at Malabar Farms. It is IN THE SPIRIT OF FRIENDS Sept 18th, wonderful show, must attend if you can!!! Thanks for stopping by!!! Rhonda

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Finished some new Fall rugs

Well first I am showing you my babies in the pool, my dogs love to go swimming, well the bigger one does more so than the smaller one. The smaller one pretty much just likes to float on the mat.

Here is a really cute fall rug I finished up, it is a pattern from Needl Love. I decided to use some color in this one to make it fun. I normally don't use colors like those but decided it would look great in a rug like this.

This rug, I love it, it is a design by Lori Brechlin. The wool I used in the pumpkin is a reversible wool, hard to find any more of it, but I must say it is a beautiful piece of wool.

I have both rugs on e-bay right now, if your interested take a peek(myglorystars).

I have been trying to figure out what I am going to make for my show coming up in Sept. I really need to quit thinking about it and make something before it is here and I am not ready.

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer!!! Rhonda

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Updated TDIPT

Well I have gotten a few hooked rugs done for my post on To Dwell In Primitive Thyme, wanted to have more finished, but it has been crazy busy, but in a good way. Hope you all are having a great summer!!!! Rhonda

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Look who I got to spend weekend with

Katie, Kris, Wendy, and Me

Yes that is right, I spent the past weekend at my first rug camp. As you can see my class I took was with Kris Miller(Spruce Ridge Studios) and Wendy Miller(Red Saltbox). I had so much fun, now I want to go again. I went along with my friend Katie, pretty much last minute, and so glad I got the opportunity. Kris and Wendy are both very AWESOME. If you get the chance to take a class from either of them I suggest you do so, alot of fun!!!! I will post more photos later, Thanks for stopping by!!! Rhonda

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

New Punch Designs

I got a couple new punch pieces done. These are 2 of Country Stitches new patterns, if you haven't been to her site you need to go check out all her new things, AWESOME is what I have to say. I have purchased several of her new patterns and I have so far accomplished these 2, Adorable. I love them. I hope all had a great Holiday weekend. I spent mine sick on the couch, but feeling much better now so I hope to get to some serious hooking done. Also wanted to add a special Hello to sweet Rachel!!!!! Thanks for stopping by Rhonda

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Just finished this rug, I love it!!! It is a wonderful design by Maggie Bonanomi, She has the best designs. I love pretty much anything patriotic. Hope everyone has a great Holiday weekend!!! Thanks for stopping by Rhonda

Friday, May 21, 2010

Finished Rug on e-bay now

I love this rug, this one is really hard to part with, it so fits my house. This is a wonderful pattern by Country Stitches. I love Americana and samplers. If your interested it is listed on e-bay. Well the weather was suppose to be nice, but a little gloom. I was going to have a garage sale with my girlfriend tomorrow but they are calling for rain off and on so that's been cancelled. That's ok though, I can just do some more hooking. Have a great weekend!!! Rhonda