Painted Mermaid Designs


To create an environment for developing skills and techniques while harnessing our creativity and perfecting our craft of rug hooking.

Plus lots of fun!

in the Studio

I offer all day hook-ins every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9AM to 5PM with instruction.

Cost: $5       Coffee & Tea provided.

About Painted Mermaid Designs

Painted Mermaid Designs by Brenda Ellis Sauro, hand-drawn patterns on fine or primitive  linen. Using my fine art background I can custom design a pattern for you or you can choose a pattern from my collection. My new studio is spacious and light-filled for a creative work space for your rug hooking enjoyment!  

Like what you see?

View my portfolio to see my patterns hooked. all patterns are hand-drawn by myself on fine or primitive linen. A 4" salvage around design is allowed for ease of frame use.  Only the finest Linen is used for my patterns. Kits available upon request. 

Sunday Hook-ins

Third Sunday of each month an all day hook-in with lunch provided. 9-5   Cost $20.

Reservations required.

 FMI call Brenda (207)515-0843

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    Beginner Rug Hooking
             Fine Shading

Hand-dyed wool

Color planning
Custom patterns
Finishing Rugs
Open 9-5 Wed-Thurs-Sat
​Friday by Appointment

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