The Makery- Punch Needle Rug Hooking- July 13th or July 14th @ 3pm
Join fibre artist Katie Stackhouse of Midnight Creative for this introduction to punch needle rug hooking at The Makery- Located in the BMO Centre within the Calgary Stampede.
You will learn the basics of this addictive and accessible craft, often referred to as “painting with wool" in this 2.5 hour workshop. Learn how to use the #10 Regular Oxford Punch Needle, practice proper stitch lengths, and leave with the knowledge and confidence to explore punch needle further. Make one of the designs provided, or create your own simple pattern (approximately 5 inches in diameter).
Children 12 and up are welcome to attend; this is a wonderful family activity.
Tickets include supplies such as Yarn, monks cloth, and an embroidery hoop ( an Oxford Punch Needle will be provided for you to borrow during the class) and your admission into the Calgary Stampede. To claim your admission ticket please head to Will Call at Olympic Gate- where you ticket will be waiting (Photo ID needed)
Please Note- Tickets are non-refundable.