Welcome to Deanne Fitzpatrick Rug Hooking Studio!
There is no limit to skies in hooked rugs. This workshop will explore all the possibilities for hooking skies that I have tried over the last twenty five years. From Realistic to playful and dream like.
We will explore colour in the sky beyond blue. Imagine any colour then think of these...
Big Blue Sky
October 2018 - Hooking Painterly
Every year we have a workshop as part of the Annual Nova Scotia Fibre arts festival, and honestly every year I end up thinking, this is the best year yet. Planning for this workshop begins the moment I finish the previous year. This class always culminates my own year of learning. Whatever I choose for the top...
Join Deanne Fitzpatrick to learn about creativity , art and rug hooking.The site is full of how to videos, podcasts, articles, tips and learning from Deanne in her studio. New content is added weekly. Join Woolcake for a fresh perspective on a traditional craft. One that instills in you the joy of making and keeps you inspired and wanting to hoo...
May 2018 is full. Now planning for June 2018
$650.00 cdn - $482.54 usd (approx.)
This small town retreat is about taking time, about making time. I think of it as a chance for renewal. Taking the time to be here with me in my studio in the small town of Amherst, Nova Scotia, is a chance to renew and recharge your love of rug hooking whether yo...
New Online Course with Deanne
Hooking Painterly An Online Class with Deanne Fitzpatrick
The course will come as one big lesson or workshop that you can keep forever and work on anytime you like. In this class I will show you everything I know about hooking in a painterly style. We will not focus on one rug but on many so that I can teach you a...
This workshop is designed for two people, good friends, mother /daughter, sisters, brothers, whatever combination works for you.
Your " Rug Hooking Experience” begins as you walk through the Studio doors. You’ll be awed by the many colours and textures that line the shelves, and you are encouraged to touch and feel all the materials.
Would you l...
In this lesson you will learn the whole process of how Deanne frames her work from start to finish. With an emphasis on framing in a contemporary style, this tutorial includes three video lessons, numerous pictures and written instructions on how to mount a rug in a custom frame. It will also teach you about planning for framing and finishing fo...
This 29 page lesson includes three patterns for your personal use, and 29 colour images as well as many of Deanne's illustrations. This instructional guide will enhance your ability to design and hook rugs with houses in them.
This is our third year offering this retreat, so happy to offer this again.
$650.00 cdn - $482.54 usd (approx.)
This small town retreat is about taking time, about making time.
This retreat will take place on May 15, 16 and 17th, 2018.
I believe that rug hooking, like most art is good for the soul. I also believe that it is important to ta...
I am excited to bring you the next level of the Wild With Wool Course series: Wild With Style. In this course we are going to explore the nature of style in rug hooking and consider how do you develop your own recognizable style.
Style is iconic. Style revolutionizes the way we see things. Style is easy to see.
But style is hard to define in ou...
I am so excited to offer you this course. This online course blends the many elements of rug hooking that I have used for so long. I love the spirit of friendship found in this rug, the joy in the colours, and the freedom of movement. I look forward to showing you step by step in this comprehensive course how to create this rug.... DeanneThis in...
There is a single tree on the way to Parrsboro that always captures my attention. It's often that way isn't it? Often there is some landmark on a familiar drive that we wait for as the landscape whizzes by us. We see it, it captures our imagination, soothes us on our way.
That single tree high up on a blueberry field has inspired many rugs for ...
In Wild with Wool I really try to show the way I hook. This course is loaded with videos that show you the inside story of how I create my rugs, how I approach materials and experiment with them. It is a great course for anyone who wants to discover the possibilities of rug hooking and get creative with their projects. It is a course that will h...
In these five lessons with Deanne we will look closely at the fundamentals of hooking and designing abstract hooked rugs. Filled with instructional videos this workshop tutorial will lead you through everything you need to know about this interesting and creative approach to rug hooking. The course includes 9 videos and over 50 full colour image...
This online course includes 2 pdf patterns and a page with tips that you can download and print, again and again. Instruction is given on how to transfer the downloaded patterns onto your backing material. There are 3 videos totalling more than 25 minutes showing you exactly how I hook these bathing beauties and the water around them. Lots of t...
This tutorial will lead you through the process of creating a seasonal pillow for your home using wool cloth and yarn together. It includes detailed instructions, tips, ideas and five videos that teach you the process set by step.
Learn all about the basics of rug hooking in this two hour workshop. This course is for those who have never tried rug hooking before, or those who need a refresher. All of the materials and tools of this craft will be explained and demonstrated and you will be guided through the beginning stages of starting your project. There is no charge for ...
This two hour lesson with Deanne Fitzpatrick will teach you everything you need to know about hooking inspiring people rugs.
Professionally Filmed by Catherine Bussiere it is beautiful, entertaining and rich with story. Approximately 2 hours of video.
It includes lessons on :
Hooking Small People
Hooking People in Groups
In this 29 page full colour lesson I explain how I create my field rugs and natural landscapes. This lesson will lead you through all the important elements of designing and hooking field rugs that are creative and inspiring, and richly tectured. It is like your own private little magazine on hooking texture in landscapes. It includes two tree p...
Hooking Rugs with Deanne Fitzpatrick
In this brand new hour long video I show you how I hook rugs with texture and liveliness. In it we focus on creating a rug called Poppies on the edge of Town from start to finish. It includes lessons on hooking skies, back hills, the sea, rocks, houses, poppies, leaves and foreground fields. It is suitab...
This package includes:
3/4 yard skin tone wool
5 swatches assorted skin tone wool
1 mini skein of pure wool Wool/Yarn
3 hanks of hair coloured fleece
3 11 by 17 " approx paper patterns
1 set of templates for a man, a women, a female child, a male child
1 piece of tracing tulle to copy pattern to your own backing
We also suggest you order the d...
This package includes:
1/2 yard skin tone wool
12 swatches assorted skin tone wool
10 colourful swatches for clothing
2 swatches white for collars and details
2 swatches of black for outlining
4 mini skeins of pure wool Wool/Yarn for clothing
3 handfuls of hair coloured fleece
1 packet of fancy Wool/Yarns with a little metallic for clothing /jew...
"Creativity and Rug hooking is a beautiful blend and it is the basis of all the workshops at my studio.We learn by doing, and experiencing, by sharing ideas in a supportive and fun environment. My goal is to offer you a playground of ideas, and a rich creative experience in a joyful studio environment"
People enjoy the workshops at the stu...
Studio Hours are 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday Year Round
We are located at 33 Church Street, Amherst,Nova Scotia, Canada, B4H 3A7 Map
We are in the heart of the downtown.
1-800-328-7756 or 902-667-0560
With in a five minute walking distance of the studio:
The Apothic Inn, a five minute walk from the studio 902-661-8654
The Regent 902-667...
1 yard of Linen and 1 yard of Primitive backing plus a free Sharpie to get your creative ideas on canvas.
Textured Wool Package for Getting Wild with Wool Online Course This Texture Pack is good for all our online courses. We will create it specifically for the course you are registered for by request .If you want certain colours , or anything special please mention it in the comments section of your online order. This package will give you a sele...
Drop by and have some tea and homemade oatcakes. Visit the studio year round at 33 Church Street, Amherst , Nova Scotia Canada from 9am to 5pm. We can teach you hook to hook rugs anytime in five minutes!