Dates: April 28-29, 2018
Class Times: Sat 9am-4pm; Sun 9am-4pm
Instructor: Phyllis Gagnon
Open Studio: none
Rug hooking is like painting with wool. This much loved craft offers an endless number of creative opportunities. If you’ve always wanted to learn to make a hooked rug, here is a chance to try your hand at a small project to see how you like it. You will make a beautiful 12” piece that may be used as a wall hanging, table top decoration, or small chair pad. By doing this you will learn everything necessary to hook larger rugs. We will be using the Oxford Punch Needle. The tool is used to punch wool rug yarn through a cotton monk’s cloth backing to form a looped pile. No experience necessary.
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.