Rug Hooking Retreat: Learn How to Use Swatches and Color Planning Your Rugs

September 18-20, 2020

Schedule: Friday-Sunday, Fri-Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-12pm

Instructor: Teresa Steele

Registration Deadline: Registration Closed

Due to coronavirus concerns, this class has been canceled. Please call our office with any questions:
(608) 987-3292.

Description

Come join us for three days of hooking fun with your friends. This class will enlighten your color-planning skills through assistance on the project of your choice and several mini lessons throughout the weekend. Learn more about color and value using the gray scale, hooking with swatches, feathering technique from 3-8 cut, choosing the wool for your project, and wool dyeing information. Also available will be a large selection of wool, hand-dyed wool, 6-8 value dyed swatches and rug hooking supplies. On Sunday morning, we will have a rug throw-down to view all the workshop rug results and take a class picture. Teresa will also have an optional evening presentation on the Guatemalan Rug Hooking Trip/Experience.

Level Intermediate and above

Class Size 15

Instructor Teresa Steele

Student Supply List
Students will bring their rug hooking supplies: scissors, hooks, frame and cutter.

  • Tuition $260
  • Materials Fee variable (payable to instructor at class time)

Instructor

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Teresa Steele

Teresa is an Accredited McGown Teacher and director of North Central McGown Teachers Workshop (NCMTW) in Dubuque, IA. The NCMTW is held annually in late April in Dubuque. The annual week-long workshop encourages individuals to learn rug hooking techniques and achieve their McGown Accreditation. She is a member of both the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists and the National Guild of Pearl McGown Rug HooKrafters.…Read More

Teresa is an Accredited McGown Teacher and director of North Central McGown Teachers Workshop (NCMTW) in Dubuque, IA. The NCMTW is held annually in late April in Dubuque. The annual week-long workshop encourages individuals to learn rug hooking techniques and achieve their McGown Accreditation. She is a member of both the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists and the National Guild of Pearl McGown Rug HooKrafters. Owner of Black Earth Woolens, Teresa has been designing rugs for over 15 years and is experienced with doing florals, geometrics, pictorials, monochromatic, faces, impressionism, paisleys, primitives, water, light reflection, tessellations, kaleidoscope, mandalas, dip dyes, swatches, and rug braiding.

Rug hooking has been a journey of learning various techniques, expressing her desire to create patterns, color planning, dyeing wool and the joy of meeting fiber artists. Teresa works with recycled wool/new wool and enjoys fine cut to primitive pieces. Teresa is a seasoned traveler and with her 20 years of experience teaching, she is excited to share rug hooking techniques and experiences.

Workshops

Rug Hooking Retreat: Learn How to Use Swatches and Color Planning Your Rugs

Registration Policies & Waiting Lists

Class Confirmation
You will receive a registration confirmation via email. If you do not have an email address, you will receive a snail-mail confirmation.

Please read your class confirmation carefully as it may include a supply list and other important details.

Materials Fees
Many classes have materials fees in addition to the tuition. These are identified in the class listing and are usually paid with the tuition payment, however in some cases materials fees are paid directly to the instructor at class time (check the class listing).

Cancellation Policy
While we recognize that life intrudes and plans change, in consideration of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for classes, we must adhere to the following cancellation policies:

Student cancellations

> Cancellations made 31 days before the published registration deadline date for any given workshop are eligible for a full refund less 25% of the workshop fee OR a gift certificate in the full amount of the workshop fee. The gift certificate can be applied to workshops or lodging through Dec. 31 of the following year and is transferable.

> Cancellations made 30 days or less than the published registration deadline date for any given workshop are not eligible for refunds. We encourage all students to purchase trip insurance.

> Cancellation requests must be made by calling our office at (608) 987-3292.

> If you have booked lodging with Shake Rag Alley in conjunction with your class, please refer to our lodging page for the lodging cancellation policy.

Cancellations by Shake Rag Alley

> If Shake Rag Alley must cancel a class you will be notified immediately via email or phone and will receive a full refund.

> If a class does not meet a minimum number of students, it may be cancelled. A decision to cancel a class due to under enrollment will be made on the day following the published registration deadline.

> If you have booked lodging with Shake Rag Alley in conjunction with a class cancelled by Shake Rag Alley, you may receive a full refund on lodging should you wish to cancel the lodging. Please call the office at (608) 987-3292.

Waiting Lists

If a workshop you are interested in is sold out, please fill out this waiting list form. We will contact you if a spot becomes available. The class code requested on the form is the Workshop ID shown at left, beneath the Add to Cart button.

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