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Hooked Rug Museum of North America (HRMNA)


Hooking Your Birthday Plaid ClutchHooking Your Birthday Plaid Clutch




DATE:                       This class is in 2 half days.

                                 June 22, 2023 Thursday 9:30 – 12:30
                                 June 28, 2023 Wednesday 9:30 – 12:30

LOCATION:               Hooked Rug Museum of North America (HRMNA)
                                 9849 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Queensland, NS B0J 1T0 902-858-3060
                                 Web: email:

TEACHER:                  CELIA CHARLTON I discovered rug hooking in 1997 and so began my love affair with wool. I love the idea of recycling
                                 and repurposing clothing items and turning them into art. I do use some new wool but almost all of my work contains                                   some thrift store treasures. My wool passion extends to spinning, needle felting, knitting and nuno felting, and my                                       studio in Indian Harbour, NS provides a workspace and constant source of inspiration for me. I received my rug                                           hooking teacher’s certification from the RHGNS Teachers Branch in 2003 and the NS Dept of Agriculture Judges                                           Certificate in 2004. I have taught at Guild schools in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ragg Tyme School in                                     Niagara, ON, and Reeth Rug School in England, as well as numerous classes and workshops in the Atlantic provinces                                   and Ontario. My work has been displayed at a number of galleries and venues throughout the Maritimes. Favourite                                       subjects to teach are geometrics, folk art, and mixed-cut pictorials

WORKSHOP:            Hook your own personal plaid in your own colours and make into a bag to hold all your hooking tools. This plaid will
                                 be uniquely yours. No two will be alike.

What you need to bring:

          • there are 2 sizes, so your choice. Your backing should be 22”x14” for a finished size of 16”x8”. OR, a smaller version would be 20”x14” for a finished bag of 14”x8”. Choose an even weave. Linen or rug warp is best.
          • Bring your cutter if you have one. There will be a cutter available. The size cut you use will be determined by your backing.
          • Hook, scissors, frame
          • 8 different coloured wools. Choose 3-4 in the same colour family (different values), with the rest contrasting colours. You may not need all eight colours. You should have about 1/4 yard of each colour.
          • Ruler, coloured pencils, notebook, pencil, scotch tape.
          • 1/4” graph paper if you have it. If not don’t worry, I will bring mine

REGISTRATION Fee:     Registration $60.00


REGISTRATION:           Click Here to Download Print and Fill In the Registration Form. It cannot be completed online
                                     Scan and Email it to: OR mail it to the Registrar at the address below.

    1. E-TRANSFER your deposit or payment in full to:


    2. CHEQUE - Mail Cheque and registration form to address below.


    3. MUSEUM - Stop into the Museum, fill out a registration form and make payment at the front counter.

      9849 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Queensland, NS B0J 1T0

      Confirmation of registration upon receipt of both registration form and payment.

REFUNDS:                No later than June 7, 2023. No refund after June 7, 2023.

          • - Coffee, tea will be provided. Please bring your own mug.
          • - Please do not bring anything with nuts due to severe allergy concerns.

** Any questions, please call Sherry Chandler @ 902-275-4743 or email