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

All classes minimum 3 students.
Location: Mary’s Wool Garden

Shockoe Slip Rug Hookers Guild Meetings

Fourth Saturday of each month from 10 AM – 2:30 PM in Richmond, VA

2017 Classes

Hooking Animals with Judy Carter (Full with Wait List)

Dates: June 16-18, 2017
Location: Richmond, VA
Class limited to 15 students
For information contact Mary Henck

15th Annual Outer Banks Rug Hooking Retreat (full w/wait list)
Dates: October 23-28, 2017
Teacher:  Ann Bond (
Outer Banks, NC

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

17th Annual Outer Banks Rug Hooking Retreat
Dates:  October 21-25, 2019
Teacher: Sharon Alice Smith
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, 2017
Location: Virginia Historical Society
See for more information

Fall Fiber Festival- Montepelier, VA
Dates: October 8, 2017
Begginner’s Class
Powhatan Fiber Festival

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

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