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.


ONE SATURDAY PER MONTH - March 3, and April 7, 2018

Location:  Blue Heron Rug Hooking Studio.  Class limited to 4 students

Beginner class:  10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Drop-in hooking:  1:00-3:00 (no charge if you have completed a beginner class)

Students have a choice of several designs including an Emily Carr tree or a small sheep mat that can be further developed into a small rug.   The cost is $75.00 and includes a kit with a design on burlap and wool strips. Students will need to bring large and small scissors, a ruler, a large 14" quilting or embroidery hoop (may be purchased from instructor), a rug hook (also available for purchase from instructor) and lunch.

Students will learn:


"Trouble" Hooked by Trudi Roberts

"Two Sheep" Hooked by Cathy Pledger


March 18 and March 25, 2018 - 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.

Emily Carr tree