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Modern Flower Mug Rug



Looking for a new creative outlet? Punch needle rug hooking has been reinvented into an exciting new art form. This versatile craft began in the 1880’s and in recent years has made an exciting comeback. Come learn an art form that some describe as “Painting with Wool.”
In this step by step workshop the student will develop a basic understanding of making a punch needle rug, including proper punch needle techniques, design and color planning, and finishing methods.
Students will create a 3” Mug Rug that can be used as a coaster. You will get to pick between 3 different color palettes with rich, colorful hand-dyed yarns to create your masterpiece. The student will leave with the basic knowledge and skills of punch needle rug hooking to create larger rugs.
All of the following supplies will be provided by the instructor.
● 19”x19” piece of 100% cotton monks cloth
● Rug wool yarn to complete your piece
● #10 regular Oxford punch needle*
● 10”X 10” gripper frame to use in class
*Note: $10 Materials fee will be collected at time of class. 
Supplies can be purchased after the class as well


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: 15+ years old
Materials Included: Instructor will provide materials for class. There will be a $10 materials fee
Instructor: April Snyder
Instructor Bio: A lifelong art enthusiast, April Snyder?s wool interest began early in life when her sister purchased a flock of Border Leister sheep. Together, they attended the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in the 70s and since that moment in time, April has been hooked on all things wool including knitting, traditional rug hooking and rug punching. As an avid gardener with a background in graphic design, April draws her inspiration from life on her farm in Northern Baltimore County. Taking a cue from nature, she custom draws her rug designs and even dyes her own wool to get the perfect color to complete her vision. April is a member of ATHA and became a Certified Oxford Punch Needle Rug Hooking Instructor in 2019
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