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Upcoming Events 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Folk Art Rug Hooking
9-1 pm
Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult & Community Education
Beginner level introduction to this heirloom craft.
80 Common Street,
Saco, ME

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Denmark Sheepfest
9:30am-4:00 pm
Denmark Arts Center
550 W. Main St
Denmark, ME
Wool craft vendors and demonstrations of shearing, spinning, hooking, weaving penny rugs, etc.

Saturday and Sunday, June 3 & 4, 2017

Maine Fiber Frolic
Vending of all wool craft supplies, ongoing workshops, demonstrations, classes. Penny Rug Class offered both Sat and Sun am.
Windsor Fairgrounds
Rte 32, Windsor, ME

Thursday - Sunday, June 22-25, 2017
9 - 4 pm

Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops:
Workshops in every kind of fiber art, Rug Hooking offered on Sunday…
FMI and to register go to www.pleasantmtfiber.com

Thursday, July 6, 2017
9am - 1pm

Nantucket Folk Art Rug Hooking Class

Nantucket Island, at our family home (address released upon registration)

In this beginner's class we will learn the history and tradition of rug hooking, while creating a unique mat or chair pad in a Nantucket inspired or folk art design. 10 Student limit.

Instruction $45, Materials fee: $40-$60 depending upon size chosen. This class will be offered again on Sunday, Aug 20, 2017.

September 11-15, 2017
9am - 1pm

Nantucket Island Rug Camp

Spend 4 days and nights at our comfortable family home on Nantucket while you receive instruction from nationally known Rug Hooking teacher, Janet Conner.

Beginners are welcome and you may want to recruit a friend or relative to learn with you, as bedrooms are shared. Camp includes daily instruction each morning, cozy accommodations, and healthy gourmet meals. Afternoons are free for sightseeing, shopping, and beach time!

$750 per person, double occupancy. Email for reservations and directions for getting to this beautiful island: jconnerhookedrugs@gmail.com

October 1 - 8, 2017
9am-9pm, last day 9am-6pm

Fryeburg Fair, Fryeburg, ME See me in the Fiber Building, near Llama and draft horse barns.... Ongoing demonstrations and sales of all fiber arts supplies and products

Friday, Saturday October 20-21, 2017

Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Festival
Rhinebeck, New York
Rug Hooking Demonstration and Sale of Finished Rugs, Kits and Supplies
FMI see www.sheepandwool.com

Friday & Saturday, November 4-5, 2017

Fiber Festival of New England
The Big E Fairgrounds,
West Springfield, MA
See me there, with ongoing demos and sales, classes offered, too!

As always,

I am available by appointment for private lessons, consultation, supply sales, and design services:


Oval Seascape Rugs

Shorebirds - detail

Squirrel Oval - Pattens and Kits Coming Soon

Rindy Seascape

Rindy's Seascape - detail

Making a Miniature Punch Needle Rug - 4

Fox - detail

Missy's Whale

Angel detail - Adam & Eve Rug


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