Hooked and Needle-Felted Fiber Bog created by Sharon Smith
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Fiber Bog Class with Sharon Smith


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If you are interested in a Sunday, August 9 session, please email Marita at themerryhooker@themerryhookerwoolens.com to be placed on a waiting list.

Join us on August 8, 2015 for a special day in the studio with Sharon Smith from Off the Hook Rugs and create your own table-top Fiber Bog…

This class is intended to be a light-hearted & fun day that will stimulate your creative energy. As we create our hooked & needle felted bogs, Sharon will help us explore the use of alternative and found materials such as shells, dried weeds, textured yarns, Sari silks, bits of fabric & roving, lace… let your imagination run wild as you collect your materials!

Materials Are Included with this class but Sharon encourages class participants to gather their own inspirational materials as well.


Date: August 8, 2015

Time:  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Cost:  $120 with supplies included

Class Size: Limited to 6

Purpose:  To learn how to use found objects and textiles to create a table-top bog.

Materials to Bring: 

  • Rug Hooking Frame
  • Rug Hook
  • Scissors 
  • Felting tools (only if you have them) 
  • Any “found” objects such as shells, dried weeds, or any scrap wool, cotton—any--etc. textiles . Bring  ribbon, bits of yarn, extra roving, lace, etc.  NOTE:  ALL OF THESE SUPPLIES WILL ALSO BE FURNISHED IN CLASS BY THE TEACHER. But, if you have scraps you want to “use up”, bring them. Old used nylon stocking would be most helpful.
  • Your Lunch (Coffee, Tea & other beverages will be provided)

Our wool kits* for our appliqué designs are created especially for each design and are carefully prepared with ample wool to complete your project. The wools in the kit will generally not be the same wools used to stitch the original and are intended to give a look similar to, but not the same as, the original. Keep in mind that the photograph accompanying the pattern is meant as a guide only; your piece will be uniquely your own.

* Please note: Unless noted otherwise in the product description, our kits do not include threads, non-wool fabrics called for in the design, buttons, or other non-wool items.