Events

 

 FALL WORKSHOP 2022 with Tricia Travis
October 5th – 7th, 2022

9:00 am – 3:30 pm

no Hook-In on October 8th, 2022

I teach an “open class” and students are free to choose one of my patterns or a pattern of their choice from other designers.  My website patterns include postcard adaptations, primitive, and geometric patterns.  Class time will focus on shortcuts, problem areas made easy, fine-tuning color values, using textures, and hooking tips for our class rugs.  I will bring lots of hand-dyed wool for the class based on your requests.       

Lodging: Towne Place Suites – Rochester
2829 43rd St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 281-1200
A block of rooms has been set aside for our group. Let them know you are with the
Rochester Area Rug Hooking Group

Tricia Travis Biography

My passion for rug hooking began with collecting early American antiques and discovering that I wanted hooked rugs to go with my antique furniture. I began hooking primitive rugs and dyeing my own wool in 1988. My shop, Country Gatherings LLC, opened in 2001, in San Antonio, Texas and has been the home of workshops and multiple rug hooking groups for many years. I have enjoyed teaching the art of rug hooking and am currently the national president of ATHA where I am actively involved with the mission to teach rug hooking. My work has been featured in many publications and I enjoy teaching postcard rug adaptations, primitive rugs, and geometrics at home and in other areas of the country. Check out my website countrygatheringsshop.com for examples of my popular patterns and work.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SOME HOOKIN’ OPPORTUNITIES?

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Our RARH group is SO lucky – So unique – So full of opportunities!

Local vendors offer open hooking days, subject to their schedules.  Check out their websites.

Sally Kallin:   Pineislandprimitives.com

Martha Reeder: goinggray.com

Kathy Morton: oakridgecottagerugs.com                                                

There is also an RARH member-sponsored hooking day on 2nd and 4th Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at Christ United Methodist Church located at 400 Fifth Ave. SW Rochester. Please contact Ginny Wong for more information.  Ginny Wong  507-289-8762