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Fraktur Bird Class - Revised Date & Class Fee
Learn to Pull and Punch with Two Happy Hookers
Saturdays: July 8 & July 22, 2017
Checkmate Farm, Bluemont, Virginia
9 am to 4 pm (Lunch Included)
Instructors who love to teach!
Kathy Donovan, Checkmate Farm Caroline Twigg, Eagles Nest Woolens
Oxford Company Certified Instructor Specializes in Primitive Wide Cut Hooking
Class for Beginner Punch & Intermediate Rug Hooking
Caroline’s original Fraktur (20 X 16.5 ) bird pattern will introduce you to traditional rug hooking using primitive cut wool fabric strips. You will also use the Oxford punch needle with Checkmate rug yarn to complete your project. It can be a wall hanging or pillow.
Class Fee $200.00
Class fee includes linen pattern, woolens, Oxford punch needle and rug yarn
Registration: Kathy@checkmatefarm.com Phone 540 454 4898.
Attention Punchers & Hookers! Registration is OPEN!
Shady Lady 3 Day Oxford Punch Needle and Traditional Rug Hooking Retreat
September 8, 9 & 10, 2017
Open Workshop (work on the project of your choice)
Hosts: Kathy Donovan of Checkmate Farm
Caroline Twigg of Eagles Nest Woolens
Dates: Friday-Sunday, September 8-10, 2017; Friday arrive by 6.00 pm, Saturday 9:30am-4pm, Sunday 9:30 am-3 pm.
Optional evening class hours: Friday and Saturday 7 pm-9 pm
Location: Blue Mountain Retreat Center in Knoxville, MD.
The package includes:
---2 nights lodging at Blue Mountain Retreat Center
---6 meals (2 breakfast, 2 lunch, 2 dinner), snacks & beverages
Special diets can be accommodated.
Registration Cost for the weekend:
$345 for double occupancy (per person cost). You can name your roommate request when making your reservation.
This getaway is a chance to completely immerse you in the craft without the everyday distractions of the world. Imagine no work, no chores, no cooking, just time to relax and take a deep breath away from your busy schedule. Whether you punch or hook, we hope this experience will rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit while working on your rug project.
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Checkmate Farm and Eagles Nest Woolens patterns, yarns and wool will be available for sale throughout the weekend.
Still have questions? Visit www.checkmatefarm.com for more information. Or call Kathy at (540) 454-4898 or
Western Loudoun Artist Tour 2017
Kathy Donovan of Checkmate Farm will be at the Purcellville Train Station both days in Purcellville, Virginia. Come visit and see Oxford punch needle rugs, farm rug yarns and see traditional and punch needle demonstrations. You can also try it for yourself!
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4, 2017
For more information visit WLAST.org.
2017 HOOK-IN DATES AS VENDOR
Goose Creek Rug Hooking Guild
January 14, 2017
(Snow Date: 1/ 21)
Hamilton Station Fire Hall
March 18, 2017
Woolwrights Spring Hook-in
Lancaster Farm and Home Center
1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA 17601