Primitive Rug Hooking for Beginners
(February 25 – March 31, 2020)
February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020
6-Week Class. Primitive Rug Hooking for Beginners is an introductory course into the traditional North American craft of rug hooking. Dating back to pioneer times, rug hooking recycles common materials into utilitarian objects for the home. This course will teach the original technique used in rug hooking and allow you to create beautiful textile art pieces that will brighten your floors and walls. Instructor: Hayley Perry
Goals: Each student will complete one 10 x 10 inch geometric hooked mat with the shapes and colors of their choosing. Students will learn about some basic design elements (emphasis on color, contrast, and texture) and learn some traditional geometric fiber art designs (hit and miss, cat’s paw, log cabin, etc.). Students will also learn the correct hooking and finishing techniques to complete their rug (blanket stitch).
The following materials will be provided: Rulers, Wool Cutter, Plastic stencils, Sharpies, 1 Rug hooking Kit (Pattern on monks cloth, 1 rug hooking hook, Binding to finish rug, Hand-dyed, hand cut wool strips to finish the rug, 1 Quilting hoop).
Students must bring the following materials:
- Scissors, needle and thread, sharpie marker (optional)
- Material fee: $50 per kit. 1 kit per student.
Tuesdays, February 25 – March 31, 2020
10:00 – 11:30 am
Skill Level: All (Ages teen through adult)
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10
Location: Studio A
Fees: $112 Members / $140 Nonmembers