Dates: August 4-6, 2017
Class Times: Fri-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Phyllis Gagnon
Open Studio: Fri-Sat 7-9pm
In this workshop students will learn the basics of punch needle rug hooking. Students will make a round chair seat pad or a square wall hanging and by doing so will learn all of the skills necessary for making larger rugs. Choose from a multitude of patterns offered by the instructor or draw your own. The Oxford Punch needle will be used along with beautiful100% hand-dyed wool yarn, that will be available from which to choose your colors. Other techniques, using the mini punch needle, wool strips and novelty yarns will be demonstrated in class. Phyllis is an Oxford Punch Needle Certified Instructor.
Material Cost: $50+
About the Instructor:
Phyllis Gagnon has been creating in different mediums and sharing those with students for numerous years. She has a BS in Education from Keene State College and lives in Claremont, NH. She has taught in public and private schools, in her own studio and at Fletcher Farm School. This summer she will be sharing her knowledge and creativity working with mosaics. In Addition Phyllis is an Oxford Certified Instructor in Punch Needle Rug Hooking, and will be teaching classes in rug hooking at Fletcher Farm School. Phyllis is currently on the Board of The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen’s Inc, as The Fletcher Farm Craft and Gift Shoppe Chairman.