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Off the Hook ?? An Exhibition Exploring Our Rug Hooking Heritage

Friday June 29, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center Buford, GA features an exhibition of hundreds rugs from the 19th-century to present that feature a range of subjects, from abstract compositions to traditional subjects. Accompanying the exhibition are individual and group opportunities for workshops and ...
Cost: $3.50 -10.50 depending upon if you are a Gwinnett County resident

Advanced Traditional Rug Hooking Workshop Featuring Klimt Inspired Designs with Pris Buttler

Tuesday May 29, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Advance rug hookers will enjoy this workshop with kit featuring an exclusive Pris Butler-designed pattern based on the style of Gustav Klimt. Some wools and embellishments will be provided to create the fun project that will make a mat or pillow. To register, students must have previous experience ...
Cost: $210 includes pattern and some wools/embellishments (Register by calling 678.642.3441)

Advanced Traditional Rug Hooking Workshop (Open Project) with Eric Sandberg

Tuesday May 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Instructor Eric Sandberg offers a fun and informative lesson on color planning, oriental rug terminology, geometrics and dyeing in this advanced workshop. Students can work with their own wool or Sandberg will custom dye for a student’s project. To register, students must have previous experience co...
Cost: $200 (Register by calling 678.642.3441)

Intro to Rug Hooking for Adults

Friday May 11, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Are you intrigued by the art of hooked rugs? Adults interested in beginner-level rug hooking are invited to a hands-on fun class to learn all of the basics needed to enter the world of rug hooking. The class includes a rug hook and hoop and is taught by members of the Atlanta Dogwood Chapter of Ass...
Cost: $20 (Register by calling 770-904-3500.)

Intro to Rug Hooking for Youth Ages 10 & Up

Friday April 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Children and teens will love to try rug hooking! This hands-on fun class gives all the basics needed to enter the world of traditional rug hooking. This class includes rug hook and hoop rental with the option to purchase these materials at the end of class. All classes are taught by the Associatio...
Cost: $10 (Register by calling 770-904-3500.)

Advanced Traditional Rug Hooking Workshop on Geometric Designs with Gail Dufresne

Tuesday April 17, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
This workshop lets students cast aside preconceived notions of what color a form must be and play with color to achieve results in geometric designs. Students can use a pre-printed pattern, design one of their own, or use a pattern from the instructor. To register students must have previous experie...
Cost: $240 (Register by calling 678.642.3441)

Hook-In

Friday April 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The “Hook-In” is a fun, family-friendly day to view the works in the “Off the Hook” exhibition, to see artists at work on hundreds of hook rugs, and try rug hooking while learning about the tradition. Hands-on activities for all ages will be featured along with vendors and demonstrations. The day fe...
Cost: Included in Museum Admission, $3.50 – 10.50 depending upon if you are a Gwinnett County resident

Intro to Rug Hooking Class for Adults

Saturday March 24, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Are you intrigued by the art of hooked rugs? Adults interested in beginner-level rug hooking are invited to a hands-on fun class to learn all of the basics needed to enter the world of rug hooking. The class includes a rug hook and hoop and is taught by members of the Atlanta Dogwood Chapter of Ass...
Cost: $20 (Registration required by calling 770-904-3500)
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