Rug-hooking Landscapes (Finished)

  • JB_landscape-1Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
  • Dates: Thursdays, 21 Apr – 12 May, 1:30 – 3:00 pm (4 session, 6 hours total)
  • Instructor: Jane Bridgeman
  • Cost: $77 + HST + materials

Interested in tackling a larger rug-hooking project?  This project class is for anyone with a basic understanding of traditional rug hooking technique, who would like to work on a multi-session project in a supportive, social environment.

Bring your hook, hoop and yarn/wool/fabric stash to tackle your own ʻGreat Canadian Landscapeʼ project. Hook a landscape in a season which suits your stash.

Over 4 sessions, learn to create contrast and interest in your foreground, mid-ground, and background using both hooking techniques and your materials.

Techniques covered
  • Working from a pattern on backing material
  • Choosing colours and materials for specific effects
  • Simple finishing techniques
Skill prerequisites

This class is suitable for anyone with basic experience of traditional rug hooking.  Students should have previously taken the Introduction to Traditional Rug Hooking class, or have equivalent experience.


Please bring the following with you to class:

  • Scissors
  • Yarn, fibre, ribbon, or other suitable rug-hooking materials
  • Rug-hooking frame
  • Backing fabric with prepared pattern (optional – see below)
A wide variety of dyed wool flannel (purchase 3″ x 16″ swatch/ $2.00) and a cutter will be available if you wish to supplement your yarn with wool strips, to enhance your landscape.
Please contact instructor at prior to class.
Either bring your own landscape pattern on backing to class, or in class purchase an 11″ x 14″ Ontario landscape on primitive linen for $20.00.

There is no homework required to prepare for the first session.  There is no formal homework between sessions, but as this is a project class, students are expected to work on their project between sessions.