Sept. 8 > Hooked Rug Museum of North America – Lauri Troutman will provide a short presentation about what is happening at this fabulous museum
Challenge Mats for Cumberland Fair – Mats will be gathered at this meeting. Be sure properly identified with a back label.
*Sidebar > Floral rugs (If you have a floral rug please bring to share with your fellow members.)
Oct. 13 > Inspiration & Symbolism with Michele Micarelli – Make your rug personal by adding creative and original ideas.
*Sidebar > Michele will display rugs
Nov. 10 > Hidden Message with Diane Tanerillo and Lauri Troutman – Bev Conway’s technique for hiding name, date, etc.
*Sidebar > ATC swap with Mayflower ATHA chapter
Dec. 8 > Christmas Celebration with Swap – Time to swap our winter motif 7″ to 8″ round mats.
*Sidebar > Hooked items with a holiday motif
Jan. 12 >((This workshop has been postponed do to conflict Waldoboro with Jackye Hansen – Demonstration of hoving a flower and leaf. Participate right along on tile size patterns that will be available ahead of time at Sept. and Oct. meetings for free.
*Sidebar > any Jackye Hansen Design pieces you have))
We will instead be doing a workshop on the color wheel and color planning a rug. Simplify the Color Wheel with Sarah Guiliani
Join us for a day of hooking while Sarah walks us through the magic of color. Sarah has her own special method of unraveling the mystery of color. She will help us “view” colors in a unique way and learn to put those colors together. Bring some 6″ strips of wool in different colors to work with for hands-on experience in color planning.
*No Sidebar this month
Feb. 9 > Felting with Alitza Wildes, Pat Labrie and Denise Cwalina – Incorporating felting into your rugs, 3D animals and a Japanese Collage Technique – Nuno felting.
*Sidebar > any felted pieces or animal motif rugs
March 9 > Annual Auction –
*Sidebar > none this month
April 13 > Scrap Rugs — Not Your Mama’s with Lisanne Miller – History of scrap rugs going into hit-or-miss and onto modern geometrics. Techniques for highlight, negative space, different backgrounds and more.
*Sidebar > Lisanne will display rugs
May 11 >Painting wool with Faith Webster
*Sidebar > ATC swap with another ATHA chapter
June 8 > Potluck with Strawberry Shortcake
We will be meeting at our regular place —-Blue Point Congregation Church. The program will be felting with Alitza Wildes and Pat Labrie. Alitza will be showing us how to incorporate felting into your rug. Pat will be showing us 3Danimals.