Upcoming Workshops

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“A Walk in the Woods With Tom Thomson”
A workshop with Carol Shewan

Saturday October 14, 2023

Ottawa Olde Forge Rug Hooking is pleased to offer its members an in-person workshop by Carol Shewan of Willow Creek Rug Hooking. The workshop will cover hooking in a painterly fashion and how to achieve the impressionistic style of the iconic Group of Seven artist Tom Thomson by interpreting it for rug hooking. A choice of four different patterns is available. Participants are encouraged to bring wool from their own stash. Spot dyes and textures work very well. Carol will also have a selection of wool dyed specifically for these patterns available for purchase at the workshop. Carol Shewan is a certified McGown and OHCG teacher with over 20 years experience designing and making beautiful rugs. Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fee: $60 instruction fee + cost of the pattern + participant’s share of the instructor’s travel expense (minimum $7.25 and maximum $11.60 per person). To be paid at the workshop. Class size: 10 person minimum, 16 maximum. Interested Ottawa Olde Forge members should register as soon as possible, including their choice of pattern. Registration will close on September 30, 2023. For more information, contact: ottawarughooking@gmail.com