Traditional Rug Hooking for Beginners
Participants will create a small mat using the traditional rug hooking method. From your experienced teacher, Elizabeth Bastin, you will also learn how to prepare the woolen fabric for hooking and how to finish your piece. A kit consisting of the printed pattern, woolen fabric and a hook will be supplied. You are asked to supply a 14" quilting hoop and sharp scissors if you have them. This workshop is meant for beginners as well as those with some experience.
Instructor: Elizabeth Bastin
Elizabeth Bastin has almost 25 years experience rug hooking. She is a member of numerous Rug Hooking organizations such as the Rug Hooking Guild of NS, the Heritage Rug Hooking Guild, Evening Matter's and Cathedral Matters, and the Fibre Artist's Guild of Fredericton. In 1998 Bastin became a certified instructor through the Rug Hooking Guild of NS and has taught courses across the Maritimes. She like to teach beginners because once they try it, they're usually 'hooked'. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with interested persons and especially enjoys new hookers becoming engaged in the process of rug hooking.