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 BEGINNING FEBRUARY 3, 2018
Location: Blue Heron Rug Hooking Studio. Class limited to 4 students
will learn to hook a small mat in a primitive style. The designs vary each month but can be further developed into a small floor mat as illustrated. The cost is $90.00 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:
- 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
If you have already completed a beginner class, there is no charge for drop-in hooking
"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 that involve primarily outlining and filling, 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 1/4 yd of black fabric for outlining and the border. Click here for REGISTRATION FORM
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 $90.00 and includes a small kit. The class will follow the same format as above. Call the studio for details.