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Song Bird Series   2018-2020

My song birds were started when the White Mountain Magic Woolens Guild wanted to have rug hookings that relate to New Hampshire for their show in 6”x8” size 

I decided to do the State bird, the purple finch. 

I thought it would be nice to do a group of several Song Birds that we see at our bird feeders or hear singing in springtime. I did a Bluebird next. Then I created a beautiful red cardinal. I found that I could use a lot of my bright mixed colors of wool for the backgrounds on each one, which was great.

Someone saw them and asked me to do a Red Wing Blackbird, which I did with a sky more like my water birds.

A woodpecker is coming next.