Classes, Events, & Exhibitions

Rug Hooking Classes/Dye Clases

Open to any student from beginner to advanced levels.  Minimum 3 students.  Individual lessons also available.
Location: Mary’s Wool Garden, Richmond, VA

Beginner Twining Class

Minimum 3 students
Location: Mary’s Wool Garden

 Shockoe Slip Rug Hookers Guild Meetings

Fourth Saturday of each month from 10 AM – 2:00 PM in Richmond, VA

2018 Classes

Date: March 3, 2018
Location: Richmond, VA

Learn basics of dyeing wool for rug hooking.  Students will receive a sample kit of dyes and also take home 1/4 yd of a wool dyed in class.
Class limited to 6 students.  Fee:  $125.00  
Contact Mary Henck for future dye class dates if full

16th Annual Outer Banks Rug Hooking Retreat 
Dates: October 22-26, 2018
Teacher: Diane Stoffel
Corolla, NC

Exhibitions & Demonstrations

 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Show
Rug hooking demonstrations
Dates: February 21-25, 2018
Location: Hampton Roads Coliseum
Hampton Roads, VA

16th Annual Rugfest Hook-in and Rug Show

Date: April 14, 2018
Location: Virginia Historical Society
See for more information

 Powhatan Fiber Festival

Rug Hooking Demonstration by Shockoe Slip Rug Hookers
Date: April 29, 2018
Location: Powhatan, VA

Blue Ridge Fiber Festival
Sparta, NC
June 2 and 3, 2018
Beginners class

Great Smokey Mountain Hook in
Gatlingburg, Tenn
July 27 & 28, 2018

Fall Fiber Festival- Montepelier, VA
Dates: October 7, 2018.
Begginner’s Class

2019 schedule

Please 17th Annual Outer Banks Rug Hooking Retreat
Dates:  October 21-25, 2019
Teacher: Sharon Alice Smith
Corolla, NC

Contact Mary Henck for more information or to sign up for a class, event, or exhibition.