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A beginner course in traditional rug hooking using a variety of fibre. The instructor, Jean Ottosen, will demonstrate and then walk students through learning to hook a simple pattern on burlap backing. In this class you will learn about:
  • Various backings or foundation cloth for rug hooking
  • Basic designing for rug hooking
  • How to prepare your backing for hooking
  • Various types of frames & hooks
  • Different fibres you can hook
  • How to hook
  • A simple finishing technique
The all inclusive price includes: a 14” no-slip hoop, 18” square piece of burlap backing (with finished edges), a hook, material for pattern transferring, and mixed fibres to hook. Although if you have What you will need in class: a soft HB or B pencil, a medium tip Sharpie permanent BLACK marker (others run when wet), a ruler, long quilting pins. Needed to finish piece outside of class: long quilting pins, needle and upholstery or buttonhole thread to match backing (beige).
This course is ONLINE. Saturday, Jun 4, 10-noon $140+tax per person with all materials included. Limited space. Call: 902-843-9464
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