Laurie is an award winning McGown certified teacher and has been hooking for over 17 years. She currently hooks in Edmonton, Alberta where she is active in the hooking guild. She has instructed students in Canada, the US and Mexico in fiber art, specializing in rug hooking. Various pieces of her art have been featured in Celebrations and purchased by the Royal Museum of Alberta. She completed a month long stay in Iceland as an artist in residence. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rug hooker you will enjoy her class. She loves all aspects of hooking from design to finishing and is comfortable with both wide and narrow cuts of all subjects: animals and self designed pieces are her favorite things to teach. Incorporated in her curriculum are “fancy” stitches for a variety of effects. Join her with a new project or bring a current project to complete. Laurie looks forward to assist you with design, color planning and every aspect you need to develop your one of a kind project.

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