Judith Hotchkiss will be the speaker on Saturday after lunch.
Judith has turned to punch rug hooking and punch needle embroidery and is currently most interested in combining punch and traditional rug hooking. She is an Oxford Certified Punch Needle Instructor as well as McGown certified to teach traditional rug hooking. She dyes all her own yarns and wool yardage and occasionally includes her own handspun wool. Judith lives and works in Deer Isle, Maine where she is constantly inspired by the colors and beauty of Downeast Maine.
Sunday before lunch: Loretta Scena
Loretta Scena is a McGown certified Traditional rug hooking Teacher from Long Island New York. She is a self taught fiber artist who loves to create embellishments and ornaments using beads, yarns and scraps of fabric. She is a member of ATHA, TIGHR, and the Pearl McGown National Guild, as well as several east coast guilds. She is the past president of the Long Island Guild of rug crafting artists. She has had her work published a few themed rug hooking Books, as well as Rug Hooking Magazine. She is the curator along with Michele Micarelli of the Exploring the Tarot Rug Exhibit.
Loretta will be giving a presentation about her rugs, and her ongoing rug hooking journey on Sunday November 10, before lunch.
Deadline for reserving your room (with discounted rates) at Stoweflake Inn is October 7. Call them directly: (802) 253-7355