Fall 2014 Courses Offered
Daytime Rug Hooking Beginner’s Workshop
Try your hand at a Maritime Craft at least 150 years old. The 4 session beginner’s workshop, will be given Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 12:30 commencing September 17th. The pattern used will combine a traditional Maritime Inch Mat with a shaded violet, exposing the participants to a variety of hooking techniques.
The course includes a printed burlap pattern, 100% wool material, hook, and instruction. Cost of course is $100.00. For information or to register, please call Mary Grant, Certified Traditional Rug Hooking Instructor at 459-8525 or [email protected].
A deposit of $25.00 is required to hold your place.
Waldoboro Style 6 week Hooking Course
Thursday 6:30 to 9:30 commencing October 23
Mary Grant, Certified Rug Hooking Instructor, RHGNS
Originating in Europe, but more commonly associated with a town in Maine; Waldoboro uses sculpting to add a third dimension to your rug hooking. Use wool flannel strips, yarns or roving to create highlights in hooking. Although some basic rug hooking knowledge is useful, it is not mandatory to taking this course. Regular hooking equipment is needed, with particular importance to sharp scissors. This course gives a unique meaning to the term Clip Art. Although the original Waldoboro hooking incorporated flowers, fruit and scrolls; the techniques can be applied to all types of patterns.
This course will cover the following:
Cost: $80.00 for instruction, materials and patterns extra
A deposit of $25.00 is required to hold your place
Please contact Mary Grant at 459-8525 or [email protected] to register
Rug Hooking Courses
Mary Grant offers a number of courses either on her own or through the auspices of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design Extension Program, the Heritage Rug Hooking Guild or other Groups and Guilds. Courses vary in legth from 6 hours to 30 hours spread over 1 to 7 days. For more information about the individual courses click on the button beside the brief course description.
6 Hour Courses
Angelic Ornaments: This day long course takes the participant from the design to the finished ornament. A stain glass technique is used for the hooking. Basic hooking experience needed.
Proddy Brooches: This day long course takes the participant from backing to a finished brooch ready to wear home. Plain hookiong and proddy are used to create the flower brooch. Basic hooking experience an asset.
A second brooch can be made using a simple design, plain hooking and some small embellishments. Basic hooking experience needed
Mary Grant, Traditional Rug Hooking, Certified Rug Hooking Instructor