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Shepherd's Wool - 2024 Classes

All Classes are held at:
Shepherd’s Wool
101 E. Wall Street
Eagle River, WI 54521
Ph: 715-480-4001

 

 Needle Felting Basics - May 7th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Learn the basics of Needle Felting while making a small painting with wool wisps.  Tuition: $55 and includes instructions, needle, foam block & wool wisps). Bring your own lunch.


Punch Needle Embroidery – May 21st 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Punch needle embroidery is a technique that uses a hollow punch needle to push embroidery floss through weaver’s cloth while making miniature loops. Students can choose from a selection of punch needle patterns and floss that we have in the shop. Tuition: Free with the purchase of a hoop, pattern, needle & floss.     

 

Introduction to Rug Hooking – June 6th 10:00 am-3:00 pm   THIS CLASS IS FILLED!

Explore the various styles of rug hooking, tools of the trade, how to transfer a pattern design while working on a small mug mat. Learning these basic techniques is the key to rug hooking. Tuition: $50 and includes small pattern, hook & wool. Bring your own lunch.

                   

Adding Braids to Rug Hooking – June 18th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Learn how to add braids to your rug hooking project. Tuition: $65 and includes Shepherd’s Wool Instruction Booklet. Bring your own lunch.


Combining Rug Hooking with Wool Applique – July 9th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Have fun combining wool applique with rug hooking. Three different patterns will be available for students to choose from.  Tuition: $65 and includes instruction, pattern & wool. Bring your own lunch.

 

Rug Hooking - Student’s Choice – July 25th 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Choose from several rug hooking patterns in the store or work on a pattern that you already have in your stash. Color planning, instructions, techniques will be covered in this class. Instructor will get with students prior to class for pattern selection/needs. Tuition: $50 (plus pattern & wool if needed)

                                   

Traditional Rug Braiding – 2’ x 3’ Oval Rug (2 sessions) – Aug. 6th & 22nd 10:00 am-3:00 pm  THIS CLASS IS FILLED!

This is a two-session class that covers braiding basics, instructions for braiding oval rugs. Total wool needed to complete the project is 5-6 yards. Instructor will contact students prior to class date for color planning. Wool & braiding supplies are not included in the tuition fee. (Clamp: $65 / Lacing Thread: $10 / Lacer: $4) Tuition: $75 and covers both sessions. Bring your own lunch.

 

Combining Rug Hooking w/Punch Needle Embroidery – Sept. 5th-7th 10:00 am-4:30 pm

Instructor – Kelly Kanyok from Orphaned Wool in Ohio. Tuition: $360 and includes everything needed to complete project. Bring your own lunch.

 

Traditional Rug Braiding – 2’ x 3’ Oval Rug (2 sessions) – Sept. 17th & 27th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

This is a two-session class that covers braiding basics, instructions for braiding oval rugs. Total wool needed to complete the project is 5-6 yards. Instructor will contact students prior to class date for color planning. Wool & braiding supplies are not included in the tuition fee. (Clamp: $65 / Lacing Thread: $10 / Lacer: $4) Tuition: $75 and covers both sessions. Bring your own lunch.

 

Adding Braids to Rug Hooking – Oct. 8th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Learn how to add braids to your rug hooking project. Tuition: $65 and includes Shepherd’s Wool Instruction Booklet. Bring your own lunch.

 

Introduction to Rug Hooking – Oct. 24th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Explore the various styles of rug hooking, tools of the trade, how to transfer a pattern design while working on a small mug mat. Learning these basic techniques is the key to rug hooking. Tuition: $50 and includes small pattern, hook & wool. Bring your own lunch.

 

Needle Felting Basics – Oct. 26th 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Learn the basics of Needle Felting while making a small painting with wool wisps.  Tuition: $55 and includes instructions, needle, foam block & wool wisps). Bring your own lunch.

 

Hooked Rug Inserts – Nov. 5th 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Students will learn techniques on inserting smaller hooked projects into larger ones using design elements from the original hooked piece. This is a great way to utilize smaller hooked pieces! Tuition: $50 (plus cost of foundation cloth for insert - cost depends on the size of project). Bring your own lunch.

 

Traditional Rug Braiding – Chair Pad – Nov. 9th 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Learn the basics of Traditional Rug Braiding. Kit includes everything needed to complete a 13” round chair pad.  Tuition: $115

 

Wool Christmas Decorations – Nov. 19th 5:30-8:30 pm

Students will choose from several small wool decoration kits. Make one or several. Tuition: prices vary, kits are purchased on the day of class.