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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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The Parris House has 46 balusters, not counting the less fancy ones going to the third floor (that's another day). I put a plea out on my personal Facebook page asking for tips and tricks for painting these things. Almost immediately, friends started suggesting a painting mitt, something I was heretofore unaware existed. It worked great for the first go-over and I followed up with a brush. Never underestimate the power of asking your peeps for good ideas. #interiorpainting #paintingbalusters #oldhouselife #parishillholidayhousetour #parismaine #ParisHIllMaine #parishillhistoricdistrict @ Paris Hill Historic District ... See MoreSee Less

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Well, this is what's happening this weekend. The Paris Hill Holiday House Tour is just three weeks away. #parismaine #ParisHIllMaine #antiquehomes #interiorpainting ... See MoreSee Less

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New Holiday Kit! Peek at Guest Room 2. Holiday Charcuterie Boards - mailchi.mp/b23e54e89cf1/new-holiday-kit-peek-at-guest-room-2-holiday-charcuterie-boards
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Upcoming Events

Dec
6
Fri
10:00 am Paris Hill Holiday House Tour @ Paris Hill Historic District
Paris Hill Holiday House Tour @ Paris Hill Historic District
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm
Paris Hill Holiday House Tour @ Paris Hill Historic District
  Join the residents of the historic Paris Hill village on December 6th or December 7th while they open their holiday decorated homes for tours! With many of the houses on Paris Hill dating back well into the 1800s or earlier, what better way to kick off the holidays and get in the spirit! All ... Read more
Jan
25
Sat
10:00 am Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Cold Process Soap Making @ Parris House Wool Works
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 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
Feb
1
Sat
10:00 am Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Beginner Dye Class @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 1 @ 10:00 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
Feb
29
Sat
10:00 am Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can – Be... @ Parris House Wool Works
Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can – Be... @ Parris House Wool Works
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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 ... Read more
Mar
7
Sat
10:00 am Embellishing Techniques & Materi... @ Parris House Wool Works
Embellishing Techniques & Materi... @ Parris House Wool Works
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Embellishing Techniques & Materials for Hooked Projects @ Parris House Wool Works
*THIS IS A BRING-YOUR-OWN-PATTERN CLASS* Beth will provide all materials and embellishments, but you may also bring some of your own if they are special to you. Materials provided for you: wool fabric sari silk roving tee shirt material yarns beads buttons perl cotton embroidery floss applique materials more In this class we will explore ... Read more