February 2018

Our monthly Sunday hook-in is February 18th, 2018

Reserve your seat at 207-515-0843. Cost $20.

 * Class- "Hooking from a Photograph" $35        *Rescheduled ~To be Announced

Instructor: Brenda Ellis Sauro ~ Pre-registration required       

Learn how to plan a hooked rug by using a photograph as your reference. Choose your subject matter of your own creation of a person, pet or landscape. Bring two copies to class, one black & white and one color. Make sure your light source is at an angle to ensure contrast in values. Preferably an 8X10" photo works best. Using your reference photo will help you learn to see the value changes and how it relates to your color swatches. You will discover the effects of light on your subject matter, where it comes from and how it develops highlights, shadows and contrast! We will explore the color wheel and how colors work together to make a pleasing composition and balance in your rug. Learn how colors can compliment, neutralize and work together in harmony! Together we will work on executing a color plan for each students project. 

Bring a bag lunch, refreshments served and treats!

​​​                   Portrait of Rex hooked by Edna Olmstead .                                                     Portrait of Dude by Ellie Polland 

                  ​Portraits done in last class pictured. Patterns drawn by Brenda Ellis Sauro ~ Painted Mermaid Designs.

Beginner  Rug Hooking Classes ~ Call Brenda to schedule a time and date that works

for you at (207)-515-0843. First class is $15. Studio provides use of frame, hook, and a beginner linen pattern for class. Join in weekly hook-ins on Wednesday ,Thursday or Saturdays from 9-5, studio fee $5 . Ongoing Instruction provided during hook-ins.

Contact: Brenda Ellis Sauro at  207-515-0843 or brenda@paintedmermaiddesigns.com


Sunday hook-ins are a fun day of hooking and enjoying lunch with your friends from 9-5! 

Cost $20. Reserve your seat by calling Brenda @ 207-515-0843. Join the fun!

Sunday Dates:                                                           

Jan.21, 2018

Feb.18, 2018

March 18, 2018

​April 15, 2018

​May 20, 2018

                     2018  Dates for Sunday Hook-ins 

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