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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Upcoming Events

Mar
23
Sat
9:00 am Making Wool Needle Felted Scente... @ Parris House Wool Works
Making Wool Needle Felted Scente... @ Parris House Wool Works
Mar 23 @ 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
Jun
1
Sat
10:00 am Beginner Hooking Class – Evening... @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Hooking Class – Evening... @ Parris House Wool Works
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beginner Hooking Class - Evening Sunflower Pattern @ Parris House Wool Works
  Would you like to learn the heritage art of North American rug hooking in an easy going, relaxed environment? Join us for a two session (second follow-up session scheduled at the students’ convenience) hooking class where our project is the Evening Sunflower chair pad/table mat Session One – Getting Started, June 1st, 10 AM – 2 ... Read more
Jun
15
Sat
10:00 am Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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
Jun
29
Sat
10:00 am Finishing Techniques for Hooked ... @ Parris House Wool Works
Finishing Techniques for Hooked ... @ Parris House Wool Works
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Finishing Techniques for Hooked Rugs, Coasters, & Pillows @ Parris House Wool Works
Ever wonder how to finish your hooked coasters or pillows or just want a refresher or someone to hold your hand through the process? Come on out to this class. *THIS IS A “BRING-YOUR-OWN-UNFINISHED-PROJECT” CLASS!* In other words, you must bring your unfinished mats/coasters/pillows to class. Beth can provide the finishing materials, but the base ... Read more
Jul
20
Sat
10:00 am Paris Hill Founders’ Day Open St... @ Parris House Wool Works
Paris Hill Founders’ Day Open St... @ Parris House Wool Works
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Paris Hill Founders' Day Open Studio @ Parris House Wool Works
  Come on up to Historic Paris Hill Village’s Founders’ Day celebration on July 20th and stop in to the Parris House Wool Works studio to hook, chat, shop, or just relax. We’ll have refreshments, the studio and sunporch open, and everything you need for learning about and making hooked rugs. Note: Our open house ... Read more