rug hooking

The Rug Hooker’s Workshop Series (Fall)

Date: October 15 – November 19
Time: 6 Sundays, 2:30 – 5:30 pm or 10 am – 4 pm
Instructor: Catherine McCausland

Register for selected classes, or the whole series for a discount!

This is a great way to work through a project while improving your skills. Each class includes a featured lesson with sampler pattern and general hooking time.
Full Series: $190 (includes HST & supplies)

Class 1: Get a Pattern
Sunday, October 15, 10 am – 4 pm (with a lunch break) extended set-up day
Bring an idea and we’ll develop a pattern or choose from available designs. You will learn a simple photo-to-pattern method, choose border options, and transfer your design onto burlap.
$87 (includes HST & supplies)

Class 2: Pick Your Colours
Sunday, October 22, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Pick colours that compliment each and the right texture of yarns or fabrics for your piece. Make your pattern stand out! Exploration of Memory Mats and then general hooking time.
$46 (includes HST & supplies)

Class 3: Hooking Effects
Sunday, October 29, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Get guidance on bringing your design to life: to outline or not, variations on outline styles, direction of hooking techniques, and using these tools to create movement and variety in your piece.
$46 (includes HST & supplies)

Class 4: Details, Shadows & Highlights
Sunday, November 5, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Learn a super-simple three-shade method to create shadows and highlights. Practice a variety of stitch sizes to create fine detail in your work.
$46 (includes HST & supplies)

Class 5: Texture Effects
Sunday, November 12, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Create fascinating and unusual textures that make your mat really unique. Explore unusual material choices and play with pile (stitch height and distance). These techniques make your mat a joy to both look at and touch.
$46 (includes HST & supplies)

Class 6: Finishing Off
Sunday, November 19, 10 am – 4 pm (with a lunch break) extended set-up day
Get a professional finish to your mat. Complete the finishing touches, correct any mistakes, clean up and press. You will learn about colour adjustment and clarification, turning and hanging options. Catherine will go over a variety of uses for rug hooked pieces.
$87 (includes HST & supplies)

Notes:
– 9″ x 12″ designs available.
– Fabric provided but students should be prepared to bring additional fabric for larger designs.
– Please bring your own scissors, hooks, and cutters.

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Price: from $46.00

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Rug Hooking: An Introduction (Fall)

Dates: September 10 – 24
Time
: 3 Sundays, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Instructor: Catherine McCausland

Details:  If you spend a few afternoons learning how to hook rugs with Catherine McCausland, then you might just get hooked for life.  In this beginners’ course, you’ll learn the basic technique, and about the tools and materials used for rug hooking.  You’ll work on small piece – learning by doing – as you transfer your design onto the burlap, cut and prepare the fabric, and start hooking.  Finishing techniques will be demonstrated as you may need additional time to finish your wall hanging.

Fee:  $118 (includes HST and supplies)

 

Price: $118.00

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