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Welcome to Deanne Fitzpatrick Rug Hooking Studio!
29.95 Monthly for 12 months.
This course starts January 3, 2020.
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You can access it any time at your convenience.
It is for the beginner to the experienced rug hooker.
For example, If you join in October, 2019, y...
Neutral Coloured Rugs - October 5th, 6th and 7th, 2020 — 9am - 3pm
We will look at how to use neutral colours and soft shaded, creams, greys, tans to create rugs that are soothing and beautiful. Rugs that warm and enhance a room, adding a calm and beautiful presence.
This idea began when I hooked Ferns and Shells for my own office and loved ...
This workshop will take place October 14th, 15th & 16th, 2020 in Amherst.
Our Annual October Workshop will focus on the Art of Rug Hooking. Whether you feel you already are an artist or you aspire to be, this course will help your creativity grow and open up a world of possibility through rug hooking.
This summer, while I was cleaning the d...
In this two day workshop we will explore relationship to place through rug hooking. Participants will bring an image of a home or a building that is important to them. Digital images should be printed out in black and white or colour, letter size will be fine. We will work on creating a design of that place and determining colours and dimension...
Thursday, July 23rd and Friday, July 24th, 2020 • 10 - 4 pm
Do you love the beach? If so, join Angie for a workshop on hooking shells. You will spend two days exploring design, texture, colour, and shading. You will design your own pattern and work from a wide selection of shells for reference. Learn to capture detail using a tactile approach...
Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th, 2020 • 10 - 4 pm
Enter into a world of endless hues, saturation, contrast and colour ways. A place where playing with colour is common place and creating beautiful work is second nature. Come spend two days in the studio with Logan Milne, dyer and colour enthusiast, to learn more and deepen your un...
With over 215 thousand Instagram followers Arounna's aesthetic is one to watch and be inspired by. Yes! She is coming to the studio. We are excited for her to share her understanding of pattern design with us in this unique workshop.
Join Arounna in a workshop in pattern design, through conversation and samples we will explore how elements and ...
Our annual retreat, a chance to relax, pamper yourself and enjoy small town life Nova Scotia style. Wait List Only!
$650.00 cdn - $482.54 usd (approx.) plus HST 97.50
This small town retreat is about taking time, about making time. we sit and hook together for three days in my studio and enjoy what this small Nova Scotia town has to offer.
This course is about putting energy and steam into making rugs. This is one crazy course. It is all over the place. That is how I hook, that is how I live sometimes. It is an authentic look at how I created what I believe to be important in making rugs freestyle.
In this course I use video, written lessons and activities to teach you about hook...
Our annual retreat, a chance to relax, pamper yourself and enjoy small town life Nova Scotia style. Full - Waitlist Only
$650.00 cdn - $482.54 usd (approx.) plus HST 97.50
This small town retreat is about taking time, about making time. we sit and hook together for three days in my studio and enjoy what this small Nova Scotia town has to offer....
Hooking Impressionistic Floral Gardens : Online Course with Deanne Fitzpatrick
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This type of online workshop has lead to more completed rugs than any other workshops I have given.
You work at your own pace, at any time and the content is yours t...
Course and 24" x 24" Pattern on linen
Our winter online workshops lead to more completed rugs than any workshop I have given. All year people send pictures of their completed rugs and I see how much learning and joy they have gotten from the courses. This makes me love to do them . I love seeing your success. This year I want to infuse th...
Get to know Deanne in her studio. See videos that inspire, instigate and invigorate you to become a more creative rug hooker. Get an exclusive inside look at Deanne’s direct and honest creative process and philosophy of life.
Join Deanne Fitzpatrick to learn about creativity , art and rug hooking.
This site is where I keep a journal about my rug...
Do you want to build your creative confidence, and hook in a painterly style. Do you want to make rugs that draw people in? Do you want to hook rugs that are unmistakably art.
Come to understand Deanne’s relaxed and easy style. Learn with her as she guides you towards hooking with softer lines and a lighter definable style.
This course is about...
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...
Do you want to turn your rugs into art for your walls? This course you will learn how Deanne frames her work in a contemporary style creating art that is modern and sophisticated.
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 ...
Houses in hooked rugs have always been a symbol of home and belonging. You will learn how to hook houses that settle into your rug and create a sense of place and wellbeing. This course is a 29 page download that includes three patterns or your personal use, and 29 colour images, as well as, many of Deanne's illustrations.
This 29 page lesson in...
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 ...
It’s a course about simplicity and freedom that starts with the basics and moves towards designing your own rugs. 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 g...
I love hooking abstract designs because of the freedom that it offers, but I have also learned that it isn't just about throwing a bunch of wool at something and calling it an abstract.
In this beginner lesson you learn how I approach hooking abstract in my work and I will lead you through it step by step so that you can do it too! It isn't har...
Hooking people is easy. Simple techniques for hooking skin tones, hair and clothing will enable you to hook small portraits of the people you love.
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 m...
Poppies are an important part of Deanne’s work. Their simple beauty is a strong symbol of remembrance. This course contains a series of videos about hooking poppies and four patterns you can download. In it you will learn how Deanne hooks poppies, about mixing reds and bringing this elemental flower to life in your rugs. These are the same patte...
Big flowers spark joy and brighten a room. You can create a series of pillows that change adding a fresh seasonal accent to any room. You will learn how to create 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.
Join now for ...
On the last Saturday of every month we offer a free workshop to anyone who wants to come. Come join us for an afternoon and tea and oatcakes.
August 31, 2019
September 28, 2019
October 26, 2019
December 28, 2019
Register for free , just mention the dates you want to come in the comments!
If you cannot make th...
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...
"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...
Here is what you need to design your own rug.
1 yard of Linen and 1 yard of Primitive backing plus a 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 selec...
Ok, this is a low-key audio book where I tell my stories about art, life, and rug hooking. I think it is great to listen to while you hook. My husband on the other hand, says it should have a label..." Do not listen to while driving" because when I asked him to listen to it he fell asleep. I don't think you will. I think you will enjoy it.
This style of hooking is a feast for your senses. This course will be about hooking field rugs and creating movement and depth by using various colours and textures. This is a course about renewal.
This field rug will be exciting and challenging to hook, but with the step by step instruction offered in these online videos, I can lead you thr...