West Virginia

Primitive Rug Hooking

Discover the ancient art of rug hooking and learn about hooking techniques, tools and templates as you work alongside experts to create your own beautiful hooked rug.
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Program No. 5122RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Select and draw the design you want to hook on an 18" square of linen rug foundation from the template you have chosen. Push your creativity while working in the primitive style by adding colorful, eclectic, whimsical flare embellishments by using various textures, hooking and finishing techniques. You may choose from unique primitive rug hooking pattern designs, a variety of hand drawn designs and many antique patterns.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn hands-on techniques from a professional artist, and spend hours in the studio perfecting your craft.
  • Enjoy evening entertainment as a group, including a covered bridges field trip, or take advantage of free studio time.
  • Be inspired by the picturesque and tranquil backdrop of the Appalachian foothills and four peaceful lakes, and explore the area’s historic covered bridges, a two-story log cabin and a one-room schoolhouse.

General Notes

The Retreat Difference: The unique experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, a live performance or event, and a value-priced single room. Please note that there may be additional fees for supplies required. Please call for additional information. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

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