Thursday Norwood Hooking Class

Fall and Winter hooking classes at the studio produced some wonderful projects! The subject was a Rooster by Primco Designs. The use of color and texture with many varied fibers was as individual as each person that participated. Multi-colored yarns, wide cut strips that were done in proddy method. felted sweaters, silk blouses and other fibers that gave texture and color in discovering the unlimited sources of fibers for hooking.
Hands up to Kathy, Dana, Carol and Colleen! Looking forward to our Fall sessions in more discovery with “Dreads” and more! Keep posted for more great results from these talented hookers.
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Just a few reminders of upcoming events from Fiddlehead Finery.

Oct 3 4th Annual Fall Harvest Hook In Workshop
“Hooking Up With Dimension”
An all day workshop with Ali Strebel and DeEtta Beebe
Ideas and samples of hooking with more than wool strips to give texture and color to your hooking pieces. Step out of the box with us!
HOOKING WITH DIMENSION
FRIDAY OCT 3/2014
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
101 STATE ST
CHARLEVOIX, MI

9:00 – 4:00
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN, SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED BY OUR CHEF JUDY
SUPPLIES FOR HOOKING AND EMBELLISHING WILL BE FOR SALE BY
“ALI STREBEL OF KINDRED SPIRITS’ AND “FIDDLEHED FINERY
COST FOR THE ALL-DAY WORKSHOP IS $110.00
RESERVATIONS WILL BE CONFIRMED BY RETURNED REGISTRATION FORM AND CHECK PAYABLE TO “FIDDLEHEAD FINERY” LIMITED SEATING SO REGISTER EARLY. THANK YOU
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4RTH ANNUAL FALL HARVEST WORKSHOP

NAME
ADDRESS
EMAIL (REQUIRED)

REFUNDS AFTER SEPT 13 WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE GIVEN.

MAIL TO FIDDLEHEAD FINERY
19854 LAKE ST
CHARLEVOIX MI 49720

PHONE 941-740-4019
fiddleheadfinery@gmail.com

notify me for info on lodging, I will be happy to find accommodations for you and any special needs you may have. Thank you DeEtta

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Saturday Oct 4 2014
Fourth Annual Fall Harvest Hook In
We have expanded to a two day event. You won’t want to miss out on Friday’s workshop.
Guest Speaker Alice Strebel of Kindred Spirits. I met Ali at Quilt Market in 1984 and have taken workshops with her and followed her and her work now for 30 years and there is always something new to try with her.She is a very creative artist who designs rug hooking, makes jewelry, clothing and wonderful embellishing.visit her site “alistrebeldesigns.com”
Judy our Chef will be providing snacks and delicious fall luncheon.

vendors will be available for all of your hooking needs as well as gifts for those on your gift lists.

During the workshop there will be mini workshops available. classes will be small so sign up early.
Needle felted purse with Ali 1:30-3:30 $25.00 bag and supplies included
Punch Needle rug hooking by Michele Mueller 10-12:00 kit included
pre registration and check included required.
no refunds after Sept 13 Thank you

keep posted for more updated info on the Hook In

I will be going to Punta Gorda again this winter to vend with beautiful hand dyed wools, Fiddlehead Finery patterns and also teaching a workshop once again with Chris and Julie from Searsport Rug Hooking. It has been a wonderful experience working with many talented people who let me take them beyond the normal thrumming of rug hooking. This year I will be teaching a class with different forms of hooking. Needlepoint with tarditional all in one project!
Feb 25 and 26 9-4 at the the Convention Center on the Peace River in Punta Gorda. Visit Searsportrughooking.com for more info in AUGUST.

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I’ve landed!

 

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A very exciting and busy month I had on the road. My trusty little van and “I” travelled to Punta Gorda Fl for a wonderful 2 days at the Searsport Hookin. Both days I taught a mini class and and met mostly new people to add to “Hookers”! I even had Paulette from up my way.

I will teaching and vending again next Feb at their venue.
New ideas to explore and another folk art class!

Packed that van and headed to Naples for the Naples Quilt Guild show. A demo on 3d wool embellishments. When I packed from there I headed to my brother and sister-in-laws in Ocala for a short rest. Cold and rain but a comfy bed and great hospitality! By the way Judy helped me and managed the cash register and sales. Could not have done it with out her.
Back in the car and drove to Michigan with a stop in Tipp City Ohio and visited Sally and Steve at the Gallery. What a great time playing a more than fun Bingo game with dancing and wonderful people. I won earplugs but traded them as I don’t hear myself snore.
Wonderful couple!! Attended church with them in am and off to southern Mi. Picked up Colleen from Northwater Quilts and we headed to Lancaster Pa to AQA show to vend. Another great time meeting new people and seeing Mike and Sue from Hearts To Holly Quilt Shop here in Charlevoix. Had fun shopping and enjoying this wonderful town.
“On the road again” and headed home sweet home!

I must say I gathered much inspiration from all of the art around me!
New ideas I need to get off the ground before the weather breaks (yes it will eventually)!

Keep posted as I have new events coming here at the studio, 6 weeks class to begin on April 10: We will be hooking a Rooster with Prodding, and other combined techniques.

I will be having a big studio sale after Easter with lots of wool, hooking items, patterns at big savings!

The FALL HARVEST HOOKIN is in the plans and will let you know it is the first weekend in Oct, so mark your calendars Oct 3 & 4th.
Alice Strebel will be our guest speaker and class on Friday!
Check back often for more details and mark the date!!!!

Florida Sand Pail Pillow

Mark your calendars for Feb. 26/27 for Searsport Hook In in Punta Gorda!

Vending and classes for both days. I will be teaching a  Florida Sand Pail Pillow class  on primitive shading and embellished with shells, and a wool beading technique.

Additionally I will be teaching a folk art mat in the Magdalena style. Sorry this class is full, but kits will be available in my booth for purchase.

Sand Pail Pillow

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Last Fall Harvest

 

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The last fall harvest I gathered fruits that I want to experiment with in dying. The colors are beautiful and would like to capture them as is, but there is more than what meets the eye!
Wild grapes were hard to spot when all the leaves have fallen off of the vines and they are hidden against same values of late fall.The rich deep colors of grapes yield quite a bit of juice. I cooked down enough for a batch of grape jelly and a quart of juice for dying.
After scouring the countryside I found sumac at it’s peak with it.s deep crimson red berries that appear as velvet and feel that way also. I cooked a large bag. Adding quite a bit of water for moisture, the results of color looks yummy. It will come out a soft reddish brown.
The large walnut tree in the back yard offered a bucket of walnuts for a deep black brown. I love to use it in very light values.
Now to the dye pot to see the results. Maybe next year I will start sooner.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

- DeEtta

3rd Annual Hook In

The Hook In is just one week away!   Maureen Mousley our guest speaker, will inspire you with color and a great flair for her rug hooking art.  Maureen has taught and won many art awards. Don’t miss out on hearing her inspiration!

    Hook In   Sat. Oct. 5     10:00 – 3:00      $23  pre registration required!

   First Congregational Church

   101 State ST,  Charlevoix, Mi

  lunch, guest speaker, vendors, door prizes, rug show!  bring your rugs to display.

  more info:  DeEtta Gilland   941-740-4019  or fiddlehead finery@gmail.com

 

 

  First Congregational Church 

  101 State St

  Charlevoix, Mi