Sunday, 14 January 2018

Happy New Year!

2018 promises to be a good one....keep positive!

January, February and March will be quiet this year. I will be organizing myself and planning for my 2018 workshops and events. I don't plan much because of the weather. 

Our weekly meetings here will continue on Thursday mornings 9:30-12:00
Come for hooking, visiting and coffee.See what others are doing.
Choose a new project or get help with your current one.
All are welcome. 
$2.00 drop in fee  

Spring workshops:
Saturday, April 4..... Beginner's Class
I am offering this class on a Saturday for those who work or can't come on a weekday.
$70.00 ...includes the class and a beginner kit 
You will also need to have a hook $15.00 and a hoop $45.00 (if you already have them bring them along)
You will learn the basics of rug hooking, how to finish and a little about designing your own rug.
 Choose from one of the following kits, Birds, Flowers, Owl or Rooster


If interested contact me (Karen) at:

The following are workshop dates and a little information about them. I will post more details and pictures throughout the winter...keep watching.

Mon. April 16 ....Grenfel and Cheticamp Rug Hooking

$70.00 ...includes the class and kit                                                                                      
In this workshop you will learn about rug hooking styles in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, choose a kit and start hooking. (This class is in the preparation stages so no samples to show yet.I will post this soon.) 

Tues. June 19 .......Zentangle 
$70.00..includes linen and supplies
 In this workshop you will learn about Zentangle.
You will create a design and enlarge and trace your design onto linen.
We will talk a little about colour planning and a mini lesson on finishing. 

No workshops are planned in July and August...but we will host our annual summer picnic

Thurs. July 19..... Annual Summer Picnic and Hook-in 

526 Moira St. West, Belleville, ON K8N 4Z2 
(From 401 go 1km South on Wallbridge Loyalist Rd., 1km East on Moira St., North over the tracks (BE VERY CAREFUL!), Left around the barn and down the lane.)

There will be vendors, refreshments and lots of people to chat with and rugs to see.

$5.00 admission
RSVP By July 5  to Karen 613-966-2658  or 
Please bring, a chair, your hooking, lunch and a mug.....we’ll provide the refreshments

Fall workshops:

Sept.11, Oct.9, Nov.13, Dec.11 (The second Tuesday of each month)
4 Square Sampler
to complete this project you must attend all four of these workshops

(pictures and more details to come)

You will learn Dyeing, Designing, Pattern making, Shading, Borders Lettering, Proddy and Finishing.
 Prerequisite:  You should be familiar with rug hooking and have “pulled a few loops” ............ No ‘virgin hookers’ please.

Cost:  $50.00 per person each lesson (plus materials). (max.12, min.8 participants.)
Bring: your hoop and hook (and cutter if you have one)