Beginner Rughooking - Primitive Style - A Workshop at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

If you have ever wanted to try rug hooking, this is the workshop for you. Rug hooking artists Loretta Moore and Lesli Ann Zanetti will start with the basics and cover the supplies and techniques of primitive rug hooking. Students will then have an opportunity to practice the technique of pulling up loops of wool and see why we're all “hooked” on this fun and creative textile art.

When: Saturday, March 28 from 10 am to 3 pm. Deadline to register and submit payment is Saturday, March 21.

Level: No prior rug hooking knowledge or experience required.

Class fee: 45.00 plus the cost of supplies i.e. kit and hook plus HST

Kit Description: pattern on linen, pre-cut wool, hook and hand-outs (The kit must be purchased from “Hooked on the Lake” at the time of the workshop. There are many designs, colours and price options available (see kits under online store at Hooks can be bought from the teachers.

Students need to bring: Scissors and either a good quality quilting hoop with a long bolt or a Qsnap frame. Quilting hoops can be bought from the teachers at the class. Please confirm at the time of registration whether you will need a hoop.

To register, call 613-256-3754 or email

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