Fredericksburg hook-in

When I was visiting Country Gatherings, Tricia Travis told me about the upcoming second annual Hooked Rug Wool Gathering and Workshop in Fredericksburg on August 30 and 31, 2009. It is sponsored by Country Gatherings and Stonehill Spinning.

Location: It will take place at the Inn on Barons Creek, 308 S. Washington St, Fredericksburg, Texas. The phone number for the Inn is 866-990-0202. The rate is $129 per night for a standard suite with breakfast. Ask for Group Confirmation #14200.

Time: Sunday, August 30th, 12-4 pm; Monday, August 31st, 9:30-3:30.

Price: $25 per day or $45 for both days.

Vendors (who each offer a separate workshop during the hook-in): Bea Brock, Julie Burns, Dorothy Panaceck, Susan Quicksail, Judy Soehnge, Tricia Travis, and The Wool Street Journal

Workshops: Seed Basket Pattern; Lamb's Tongue and Bias Band; Hooking a Story Rug; Quickie Pennies; Dyeing Yarn to Finish Rugs; Make-Do Class; Making a Strawberry Emery; a Snippet Box.

For more information, call 210-651-4470 or 830-990-8952