Bringing you the best of North American rug hooking and the artisan life.

Welcome to Parris House Wool Works!

This is your home for North American rug hooking, fiber art and craft, and the modern practice of heritage skills.

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These goldwork bees are being embroidered on to the sheerest of silk organza fabric. The tool being used is a tambour hook - the go to method for doing haute couture embroidery. The embroiderer is S...

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I've got the 4 cutter and the tiny antique hook out for a very detailed custom silhouette request from a Beekman 1802 Boys, Beekman 1802 Mercantile neighbor. Challenge accepted. ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

Feb
3
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Hooking Class – Spring ... @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Hooking Class – Spring ... @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm
Beginner Hooking Class - Spring Goats @ 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...
Feb
17
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 17 @ 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...
Mar
10
Sat
9:00 am Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Mar 10 @ 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...
Mar
24
Sat
9:00 am Making Wool Needle Felted Scente... @ Parris House Wool Works
Making Wool Needle Felted Scente... @ Parris House Wool Works
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Making Wool Needle Felted Scented Buckwheat Sachet Pillows @ Parris House Wool Works
Join teacher/fiber artist Beth Miller just in time to celebrate the arrival spring with these freshly scented sachet pillows! These are small (4 x 4 or 4 x 6 inch) sachet pillows using your choice of base wool and a wide variety of wool roving colors to make a design and then needle felt it ... Read more...
Apr
7
Sat
9:00 am Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can – Be... @ Parris House Wool Works
Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can – Be... @ Parris House Wool Works
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can - Beginner Rug Hooking Pattern Design @ Parris House Wool Works
Yes, you are talented and yes, you can draw stick figures and a whole lot more.   Open up to your creativity (yes, you have it) as we talk about how to keep a rug journal, brainstorm pattern ideas, learn basic principles of pattern design, and go through the process of creating our own patterns ... Read more...