Monday, July 11, 2011

Join Us!

The Peconic Ruggers, is sponsoring its first-ever two-day rug hooking class at the end of this month! The class, taught by Tina Ackerman of g. woolikers, will feature an exclusive pattern drawn by Bonnie Smith of The Wool Street Journal available nowhere else. The pattern is called A Whale of a Tale and Tina will emphasize color planning and hooking sky and water. Here's a drawing of the pattern, which measures 28 x 36 inches:

A Whale of a Tale ©2011 Bonnie Smith/The Wool Street Journal
please respect the artist and do not copy her work!
Here are the particulars:
A Whale of Tale
Friday, July 29, 2011 and Saturday, July 30, 2011
9:30 am to 3:30 pm both days
Cutchogue Presbyterian Church
Main Road, Cutchogue, New York

Class fee (paid to guild): $80
~includes snacks, beverages, lunch and a great goody bag~

Pattern fee (paid to teacher): $46

Potluck for class members Friday evening wool for sale, too!

For more information:

The North Fork of Long Island is a fabulous place to visit, especially in the summer. We have vineyards and farms galore, beautiful beaches, great shopping and restaurants, and lots of rug hookers! You can get here by train from Manhattan or by ferry from Connecticut. There are inns, bed and breakfasts, and hotels tucked in lots of out of the way places here, too. There are a few spots left, and you won't find a class at this cost anywhere else, so sign up now!

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The Peconic Ruggers, started by Gail Horton in 1996, is a rug hooking guild from the North Fork of Long Island, New York. We meet monthly at the beautiful Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, New York.