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Welcome to Deanne Fitzpatrick Rug Hooking Studio!
May 17th 18th 2019 - 9:30 - 4:00
In this workshop colour history and colour theory will be taught. We will work on colour palettes and how to go about developing them. Participants will focus on one design and develop a colour palette for that design. Rug hooking will begin on the second day.
A supply list will be sent in advance, closer to ...
July 25th & 26th, 2019 - 9:30 - 4:00
In this two day workshop participants will develop a hooked rug based on an object or place that is significant to them. Actual objects, memory and photographs will be referenced. Composition, coloured dimension will be covered. Significance of commemorating an object or place will also be discussed.
Neutral Coloured Rugs - September 9th, 10th and 11th 9am - 3pm 2019
The studio is open each day until 5:00
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...
October 2019 - Hooking Field Rugs
This workshop is part of the 12 Annual Fibre Arts Festival
I have been focusing on hooking field rugs, large landscape rugs that show acres of land, of brush and scrub and beauty.
These rugs developed from my daily walks. I remembered the first moment I was inspired to make one. I was walking outing the coun...
Our annual retreat, a chance to relax, pamper yourself and enjoy small town life Nova Scotia style.
$650.00 cdn - $482.54 usd (approx.)
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.
It includes three spa treatments an...
Nine Lessons in Hooking Freestyle with Deanne Fitzpatrick
This is one crazy course. It is all over the place. That is how I hook, that is how I love 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 hooking w...
Glorious Fibers with Punch Instructor: Amy Oxford Level: Complete Beginner-Intermediate
In this workshop, Amy will teach you how to use an assortment of fibers in The Oxford Punch Needle to add gorgeous texture, richness, and dimension to your work. You’ll be surprised how many fantastic fibers work in the punch and delighted by the interesti...
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...
Join Deanne Fitzpatrick to learn about creativity , art and rug hooking.
This site is where I keep a journal about my rug hooking. I update it frequently and discuss my creative process, my ideas about art, beauty, life, creativity and rug hooking. It is the place where I go to write on a regular basis, to sort things out and understand my own ...
Hooking Painterly : An Online Class with Deanne Fitzpatrick
This course will expand and build your creative confidence, allowing you to hook your own ideas in a painterly style.
It 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 pa...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
Hooking people is easy with this selection of wool.
This package includes:
2 16"X24" pieces of skin tone wool
5 swatches assorted skin tone wool
1 mini skein of pure wool Wool/Yarn
3 hanks of hair coloured fleece
1 paper pattern Big Boned Girls
1 set of templates for a man, a women, a female child, a male child
1 piece of tracing tulle to copy p...
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...
Here is what you need to design your own rug.
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 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.
Course and 24" x 24" Pattern on linen -
This product comes with a 24" by 24" pattern on linen and the online course.
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...
Where the Orchard Blooms Wool Package
Note: This package is not enough to complete the rug but has a good selection of the main colours and textures that Deanne uses in the videos.
This wool package includes: 12 swatches of wool cloth11 mini skeins of Textured Yarn or Equivalent, These wools will be put together based on the colour scheme of ...
Online Course Only
This product comes with over 20 videos teaching you how to create movement, depth and flow in your field rugs by using various colours and textures.
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...