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We are open every day starting May 1, 2024 through to Thanksgiving Weekend

from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 

Our Fibre Arts Market Place
(tax free shopping)
A great source of fibre art supplies, gifts and souvenirs - always free to browse

Museum Admission Fees
General Admission  $7.00; Seniors and Students $5.00; Children under 5 years of age are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. The Fibre Arts Market Place is always free to explore and shopping is tax free. 



 Full-Time Seasonal Position Available! 

 

The Hooked Rug Museum of North America is looking to hire for a full time seasonal position for the May - October 2024 season in Queensland.

Administration Officer: Requires organizational/planning skills, basic computer skills. Some social media knowledge an asset.

This position offers the opportunity for ongoing seasonal employment for the successful candidate. 

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2024

Administration Officer, please click here for the full details

 



 

Presenting!!! The Hooked Rug Museum’s 2024 Lineup of Workshops
and Fibre Day/Hook-Ins

Don't wait till the last minute, classes can fill up fast! 

 



 

Fibre Day/Hook-In Dates:

A note about each of our Fibre Day/Hook-In's. We have fabulous speakers visiting us, door prizes and Lunch will be provided.

Saturday, May 25, 2024 - Details are here, Registration information is here
Saturday, September 21, 2024 - Details are here, Registration information is here

 


 


 

 

Click here to Download the Complete Workshop Registration Form

and follow the directions given on each of the workshop pages.

 

Brief Workshop Descriptions, please click blue area of each one you are interested in to learn more about it.


Wednesday, May 15, 2024, Wool Applique (1day) from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Introduction to wool applique with at least 4 basic stitches along with some advanced stitches will be taught along with Dorsett Buttons and Yorkshire Buttons if time permits.

Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2, 2024, Beginner Rug Hooking Workshop (2 days) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Sherry Chandler and Suzanne Conrod, this Workshop is open to beginners, or anyone who wishes to improve on their rug hooking skills.

Saturday June 8, 2024 & Saturday June 22, 2024 Fish with Driftwood (2 days) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Contemporary Folk Art style “Fish with Driftwood” taught by Jessica (Jess) Steponaitis.

Friday, June 14, 2024, Beginner Punch Hooking (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Kevin LeMoine, this Beginner Punch Hooking workshop is designed to teach the fundamentals of Punch Needle Rug Hooking while allowing you to customize your mat with a choice of templates.

Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16, 2024, Two Sided Punching (2 days) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Kevin LeMoine, Two Sided Rug Punching is for the individual who wants to challenge themselves and who are prepared to concentrate and focus on their piece as it develops.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, Cheticamp Rug Hooking (1 day) from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Taught by Betty Anne Cormier of Cheticamp, you will learn traditional Cheticamp Rug Hooking using traditional Cheticamp tools and supplies.

FULL - Wait List Only Wednesday, June 26, 2024, Lupin Pictorial  (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Dwight Gallagher. In this workshop, you will learn about hooking a lane/path, lupin flowers, tree line and ways to use a dip dyed piece of wool for a great sky effect.

Friday, July 12, 2024, Punch Hooking with Wool Strips (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Kevin LeMoine - Take this wonderful opportunity to rug punch with #6 cut wool strips.  You will use the #13 Regular Oxford Punch Needle that is ONLY available through an Oxford Certified Instructor, when taught in a class.

Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14, 2024, Beginner Punch Needle (2 days) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Kevin LeMoine, this course is designed to have you complete a “CHAIR PAD KIT” using a #10 Regular Oxford Punch Needle and a #14 Mini Oxford Punch Needle.

Saturday & Sunday, July 20 & 21, 2024, Snowy Sheep Workshop (2 days) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Jane Steele’s Snowy Sheep Workshop – is an interesting 2-day workshop covering “hooking with various widths of cut wool strips, yarn fleece, special yarns and many different techniques”.

Friday, September 13, 2024, Beginner Punch Hooking (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Kevin LeMoine, this Beginner Punch Hooking workshop is designed to teach the fundamentals of Punch Needle Rug Hooking while allowing you to customize your mat with a choice of templates.

Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15, 2024, Punch Hooking Sculpting and Shading (2 days) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Taught by Kevin LeMoine - Jump-start your Fall projects, create a shaded, dimensional Pumpkin cushion or mat using the Oxford Punch Needle and 100% wool, Briggs & Little, 2 ply yarn “Heritage”.

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 “Finishing Workshop” (1 day) from 10:00am to 3:00pm
In this workshop, you will do some hands-on finishing - Patsy will review the various tools and styles she has done or researched over the past few years.  Her preferred method of choice is whipping over cording but there are so many other ways to make your work of art beautiful.

Wednesday, September 25, 2024, Hooked Cone Christmas Tree, (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Jane Steele is back with “Hooked Cone Christmas Tree” we will create Christmas Trees in either red or green, which can be decorated however you choose.  The workshop will cover how to hook with various materials and textures.

FULL - Wait List Only Saturday, September 28, 2024, Autumn Blueberry Fields, (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Dwight Gallagher - Autumn Blueberry Fields, these fields turn a brilliant colour in the autumn after they are harvested.  Usually there is a lane or path leading into the back fields allowing the harvesters access.  You will be hooking using these glorious colours!

Saturday, October 5, 2024, Wire Mesh Basket, (1 day) from 9:30am to 4:00pm
Suzanne Bailly with permission of Winnie Glavine will show you how to hook on a Wire Mesh Basket using all kinds of different fibres, beads, buttons and zippers.

 



 

The Interpretive Centre is the first gallery (focused on the beginning of rug hooking in North America) you encounter upon entering the exhibits area. Visitors to the museum will learn the names of famous rug hooking artists.  Names like Burnham, Frost, Turner, Tremblay, Mowat, Garrett and many more. Museum rates apply to the museum galleries and exhibits.) 

      

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