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 Maine Tin Pedlars Presents RUG HOOKING ARTISTS SHOW
Bowdoin College, April 14-27th 2014

OPEN RECEPTION -- Friday, April 18, 6-9 pm --  

Workshop with Lisa
Rug Hooking with texture, wide cut and more!
 
What is Celtic rug hooking--it is Celtic motifs that are hooked in either wild, vibrant or muted tones! 
 
You will learn how to achieve a dimensional look using different techniques, tones, textures and values--honest no shading required or black outlines required!
 
Lisanne has patterns to choose from including a Celtic rabbit, cross and much more!  This workshop is great for beginners to those who have been hooking for years.  Any size cut will work from 4 to 8.5. Come join the fun.

Cost for this workshop is  $165.00 plus materials and includes fresh baked treats in the morning and lunch by the Figtree Caterers.
*Class size is limited to 15.
 
 Celtic Rabbits 22” x 22”   Pattern Cost is $38.50

 Celtic Cross Medallion 30” x 30”  $48.50
 Celtic Thistle Pillow 16”x 16”  $30.00
 Aquatic Creatures 30” x 15”  $42.00
 
 Celtic Dog  44” x 15”  $52.50
 Celtic Wrap Cross  20”  $42.00

 




 CLASSES

 

~ Punch Needle

 

Russian Punch 
Brief description....Russian Punch Needle is done by punching the needle (threaded with floss) down through the pattern, forming a continuous loop.  The pattern is drawn on weavers cloth.  We offer Russian Punch Needle classes throughout the year.


Date:  TBD

 
April 19
9 - 11:00
Cost: $25.00

If you have supplies bring them along and we will put them to good use! 
If you do not have any supplies they are available at the shop!

Russian Punch Needle Finishing Class

April 19

1:30 - 3:30
Cost  $15

Okay so how many punch needle patterns have you finished......  come on
over to the classroom Saturday afternoon.   Learn how to frame these
pieces, attach them to boxes, other fibers, stools you name it and it can be done.  We will have these items available for purchase or bring your own.  Think what you can get done during 2 uninterrupted hours.
 April 19
9 - 11:00
Cost: $25.00

If you have supplies bring them along and we will put them to good use! 
If you do not have any supplies they are available at the shop!

Russian Punch Needle Finishing Class

April 19

1:30 - 3:30
Cost  $15

Okay so how many punch needle patterns have you finished......  come on
over to the classroom Saturday afternoon.   Learn how to frame these
pieces, attach them to boxes, other fibers, stools you name it and it can be done.  We will have these items available for purchase or bring your own.  Think what you can get done during 2 uninterrupted hours.
  

Oxford Punch Needle for Kids

Dates:  TBA
Time: 
Cost:  $35 ~ includes instruction, the pattern and yarns to complete and bind this project.
Instructor:  Marianne

This class will accommodate boys and girls ages 9-12.  Oxford punch is a way to make rugs, wall hangings, runners, pillows, or whatever you can imagine using it for.  It is worked with a punch needle which has a wooden handle and threaded with yarn.  During this class the kids will punch a 6"x 6" mat and can use the shops punch needles and frames.  This is a great introduction to fiber arts!

 

~Rug Hooking

 

   Beginner Rug Hooking

On:  April 12 and 26, three hours each session for a total of six hours
for this class.  **Must be able to attend both classes.

9:00 - 12:00

Cost: $85.00 which includes instruction, pattern, hook and all materials
to finish a 11 x 11"  mat  A $25.00 deposit is required to hold your spot.  COME HAVE SOME FUN !!

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEYOND BEGINNERS

6:30-8:30
Cost $ 65.00

So you know how to hook, this is a great class to help on a current
project, start a new project.  This class covers a variety of topics,
color planning, putting a pattern on foundation and finishing . 
(various binding techniques.)

 

 Penny Rug Class
 

Birds in Bloom by Crane Designs.  Finished size is 11"x30".  The kit is all wool including over-dye wools.  The cost is $40.00 which includes all materials and instruction.

This class will take 2 evenings, Wed 4/23 & 5/7 from 6:00-8:00.
 
  
 

 

SOCIALS
 

OPEN STUDIO CHANGE UP!

The second Sunday of the month from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm.  Come on over and work on any project.  It's free and the coffee is on!