- Saturday, September 17
- Saturday, October 29
- Friday, November 25.
Blue Heron Rug Hooking Studio
FREE INSTRUCTION - Instruction is also available by attending the Metchosin Rug Hooking group, the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, September to May. This is an informal setting and instruction is provided in weekly segments. Kits must be purchased from the instructor prior to beginning the group.
BEGINNER LESSON AND DROP-IN HOOKING -
ONE SATURDAY PER MONTH - CONTINUING IN SEPTEMBER, 2018
Location: Blue Heron Rug Hooking Studio. Beginner class limited to 5 students
Beginner class: 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
Drop-in hooking: 1:00-3:00 (for those who have completed a beginner class)
will receive a design that can be developed into a small rug. The designs vary with each class. The cost is $75.00 and includes a kit with wool strips. Students will need to bring large and
small scissors, ruler, large 14" quilting or embroidery hoop (may be
purchased from instructor), a rug hook (also available for purchase from
instructor) and lunch. PLEASE CALL THE STUDIO TO REGISTER.
Students will learn:
- how to cut fabric into strips without a fabric cutter,
- basic techniques of rug hooking (hooking a straight line, angles, curves, circles),
- basic elements of color theory that will make your rug "pop",
- how to choose good fabric for recycling into rugs,
- finishing techniques.
"Trouble" Hooked by Trudi Roberts
"Two Sheep" Hooked by Cathy Pledger
SPRING, 2019 - 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Blue Heron Rug Hooking Studio
Learn to rug hook in your choice of a pictorial design.
Students will learn to hook a small design in fabric or yarn suitable for making into a small mat, pillow, or wall-hanging. Students may design their own rug (must be on suitable backing) or purchase a beginner design from several available. For suitable designs, go to beginner designs. The class is 2 days and will follow the same format as above.
Supplies required: Large and small scissors, ruler, 1/4 yd of black or other suitable color for outlining (available from instructor), an assortment of various colors of fabric or yarn (available from instructor); a large hoop or frame (may be found in a thrift shop or available from instructor), and a rug hook (available from instructor).
Workshop fee for two days is $90.00 plus the cost of your design and fabric to complete the design. Please call the studio to register.
INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION: Individual instruction is available. Students have their choice of several 8" x 8" beginner designs including the Emily Carr tree, poppy or sunflower as illustrated. The cost is $75.00 and includes a small kit. The class will follow the same format as above. Call the studio for details.
PUNCH NEEDLE RUG HOOKING. Beginning in fall, 2018 Workshop fee includes hand-dyed yarn,
dragonfly design on Monk's cloth, punch needle and a wooden
frame. For information and to register, call the studio.