Classes, Workshops & Events

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Want to be a hooker but don't know where to start?  Already a hooker and want to learn more?  We offer a variety of classes, including Beginner Rug Hooking, Beginner Dye, our unique design class, Yes You Are & Yes You Can, as well as a variety of more advanced classes taught by the best guest teachers in our craft.  We also teach Beginner Soap Making for those inclined, and teach off site at great venues like the Squam Art Workshops, the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, and Portfiber.

Or, just want to explore the craft?  Come to any of the events we have scheduled throughout the year to learn more!

***One on one beginner classes can always be arranged by appointment so just call Beth at 207-890-8490 if you'd like to become a hooker!***

Upcoming

Aug
12
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Hooking Class – Fall Pu... @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Hooking Class – Fall Pu... @ Parris House Wool Works
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm
Beginner Hooking Class - Fall Pumpkin @ Parris House Wool Works
Would you like to learn the heritage art of North American rug hooking in an easy going, relaxed environment? February through May is the time baby goats are born, and this hooking pattern was inspired by this special time of year. Join us for a two session spring hooking class where our project is the ... Read more...
Sep
2
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Join rug hooker and teacher Elizabeth Miller for this beginner class in wool dyeing!  We will introduce pot dyeing, microwave dyeing, and casserole dyeing.   You will leave with a full yard of your own beautiful hand dyes, a printed booklet for reference at home, and a great new hobby!  Class includes all materials.  Click ... Read more...
Oct
7
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
  Join Beth’s other half, Bill Miller, for a fun morning of cold process soap making. We will be making an all natural cold process soap recipe using vegetable oils for the base and essential oils for the scents. These soaps are vegan friendly! Each student will leave with a 2 lb. soap wood soap ... Read more...