Teaching and show schedule. Please check back often—new dates will be added as they become available.
Thrums and Chums Rug Hooking Group
Come fellowship with other rug hookers from the Livingston County area and beyond. We meet on the second Saturday of the month and sometimes have a theme or an occasional program to further our creativity.
Our membership includes beginners as well as the experienced. Any style of hooking is welcome, from fine cut and shaded, to wide cut and primitive. Please come and join the fun—bring your hooking and a friend! Light snacks are provided.
For more information, please call Kris Miller (517) 546-7732 or e-mail at email@example.com
January 12, 2013, February 9, 2013, March 9, 2013, April 13, 2013, May 11, 2013, June 8, 2013, July 13, 2013, August 10, 2013, September 14, 2013, October 12, 2013, November 9, 2013, December 14, 2013
PLEASE NOTE NEW HOURS: 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Community Room at First National Bank of Brighton, 8080 Challis Rd., Brighton, MI. Get a map
We meet in the Community Room which is to the left after you enter the bank's main doors. Please park in the parking spaces designated for the Community Room during bank business hours.
Saturday April 27, 2013 10 am to 4 pm
Michigan Hook-in sponsored by the Southern Michigan Rug Hookrafters
"Fall In Love With Hooking"
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Bring your completed rugs to display and projects to work on.
Vendors, door prizes, raffle of a Guild rug.
Admission fee is $20.00 which includes a catered lunch. Registration by April 1, 2013 is required.
For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday May 4 (9am-6pm) through Sunday May 5 (9am-5pm), 2013
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, sponsored by the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association
Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Rd., W. Friendship, MD 21794
I will be located in Barn 5, Space 8.
Go to their website for more information: www.sheepandwool.org
Saturday June 1, 2013 10 am to 2 pm
Spruce Ridge Studios Annual Open House & Tent Sale
Sale starts at 10 am sharp - no early sales please
There will be clearance-priced wool and rug hooking patterns, and craft related products at reduced prices. Also vintage, one of a kind, and antique treasures! All sale items will be under the tent. For your regular shopping needs, my studio will be open during the sale. Visa, Master Card, and Discover accepted.
UPDATE: The emphasis on this year's sale will be discount-priced bolt wool. I am trying to reduce some of my wool inventory so you will find many of your old textured "friends" that haven't been around for a while, at wholesale prices!
Please contact me for directions to my studio.
Monday June 17 - Friday June 21, 2013
13th Annual Manistee Rug School
Onekama High School, 5016 Main Street, Onekama, MI
9 am to 4 pm daily...the school is air conditioned!
Teachers include: Kris Miller, Wanda Kerr, Capri Boyle Jones, Annette Shaffer, Cindi Gay, Faith Williston
For more information, please contact Alaina Trout at email@example.com.
My class is currently full - inquire about a waiting list.
Saturday June 29, 2013 10 am to 4 pm
North Central Ohio Rug Show And Hook-In
Kingwood Center, 900 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, OH
Rug show, silent auction for charity, vendors. Beverages and snacks provided. Bring a sack lunch.
Vote for best of show for the Festive Tree pattern challenge.
Cost $5.00 parking (hook-in and rug show are free).
Contact Katie Allman for more information: 419-685-4490, firstname.lastname@example.org, or kidldediveywoolens.blogspot.com
Sunday July 14 - Friday July 19, 2013
Heirlooms Rug Hooking School
Haworth Conference Center at Hope College, Holland, MI
9 am to 4 pm Monday-Thursday, 9 am to 11 am on Friday
My class is currently full. Please contact Nancy Blair to inquire about a waiting list.
email@example.com or 616-895-6378
Saturday July 27 (10am to 5pm) - Sunday July 28, 2013 (10am to 4pm)
Fiber Arts Festival at Castle Farms
Castle Farms, 5052 M66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720
A fiber shopping extravaganza with over 50 vendors in a uniquely beautiful Northern Michigan resort setting. Knitting, spinning, rug hooking, dyeing, felting, and more.
Admission is $5.00
For more information: www.castlefarms.com
Friday August 16 - Sunday August 18, 2013
Michigan Fiber Festival
Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI
Friday 10am to 6pm ($3.00 admission), Saturday 9am to 6 pm ($5.00 admission or $8.00 week-end pass), Sunday 10am to 4pm ($5.00 admission)
Vendors selling all types of fiber related products, workshops, demonstrations, live animals, and competitions. Get there early and plan to spend the entire day shopping, visiting, and learning. My booth will be located in the White Industrial Bulding 9B, booth #74 & 75 (please note new booth location)
For more information, please go to www.michiganfiberfestival.info
Thursday September 25 - Saturday September 28, 2013
ATHA Biennial - sponsored by Region 12
Hyatt Regency, Long Beach, CA
Classes, rug show, vendors, rug challenge, and more.
We will be vending in the Marketplace (Thursday 8:30 am to 6 pm, Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 4 pm).
Kris will be teaching the workshop "Color On The Wall" on Saturday. There are still openings for this class.
For more information and to register, go to www.atharugs.com and click on the "ATHA 2013 Biennial" tab at the top of the page.
Saturday November 9, 2013 10am to 4pm
Holland Hook-In Sponsored by Tomorrow's Heirlooms
Haworth Conference Center at Hope College, 225 College Ave., Holland, MI 49423
Rug show, vendors, lunch, door prizes, and a fun day of hooking with your friends.
Details to be announced when they become available.
Call Nancy Blair for more information: 1-616-895-6378
Saturday December 7, 2013 10am to 4pm
All The Trimmings Show
Chelsea Community Fairgrounds, 20501 Old US-12 Hwy., Chelsea, MI 48188
Parking and admission is free! Refreshments are provided free of charge. Shop for handcrafted Michigan-made products...perfect for Holiday gift giving!
For more information, visit the All The Trimmings blog at www.allthetrimmingsshow.blogspot.com