Make a Mug Rug: Intro to Rug Hooking!
Saturday, September 28
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Laurie Lausen, Founder of The Wooly Red Rug, has been instructing, designing and hooking rugs and other fiber arts since the 1970’s
Level:No experience necessary
Supplies:Some supplies included: linen, wool, rug hook and class notebook (value $25)
Bring from home: a 10”, 12” or 14” Quilt Hoop, small scissors and pen/pencil
Optional: Quilt Hoops will be available to purchase in class for $20
Learn the early method of rug hooking using a simple hook to pull loops of wool fabric through a linen backing. Students will create a simple mini rug of their own design, perfect to use as a mug mat, coaster or trivet. These mug rugs are sure to be conversational items in your home and will fit into any decor! Inspired by “hygge,” a Danish term defined as “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.”
Note: Lunch is not included; please bring a bag lunch from home (refrigeration is available)
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