Nancy Parcels

Rick Rack Rugs with Nancy Parcels Jan 5,6, 7 and 8, 2024



1. If your in the area thursday please join us for open hooking if you like or just stop in and say hi!

2. Don't forget to  join us at 5 pm for a welcome meet and greet pizza party friday night at the studio. BYOB But we will have water and iced tea available. You can drop off your hooking stuff and set up your spot to be ready to roll sat am. But if you can't make it its ok. Traveling companions are welcome for the pizza party. 

3. Don't forget your frame, hook, scissors and anything you like to have handy for hooking. A sweater because some times the classroom is cool. If you do forget anything we have all of that here to borrow too.

4. There will be coffee, tea and water all day each day. A light morning snack like muffins or coffee cake and lunch will be served around noon. But leave room for an afternoon treat too.

5. Class starts at 9 am but the classroom will be open at 8:30

The dates of this fun workshop is Jan 5,6,7,8 January 2024
This is not just another geometric rug! 
Cost of the work shop is $375 and includes instruction and guidance, dinner Friday night, light morning snacks, lunch on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Snacks and refreshments throughout the three days. 

You will be contacted by Nancy to discuss your colors and answer a few questions to aid her in helping you create a beautiful one of a kind rick rack rug. 
The pattern is 31 x 50 and worked exclusively in # 8 cut wools.
Cost of the pattern is extra and ordered and paid directly from Nancy. She will have it in class for you. It is $149.00 for the 31x50 hand drawn on linen. 
You will order this directly from Nancy and she will bring your pattern to class.
Join us Friday night @5pm for a pizza, salad and dessert party here at the shop to get your gear settled in and be ready to hit the floor running Saturday morning at 9 am. 

Class runs Saturday, Sunday and Monday starting at 9 each day. While the teacher may end her day earlier we are open and you’re welcome to stay and hook till five. 
We will have juice and sweets each morning and a nice lunch and everyone is on their own for dinner.

Class ends at 3 on Monday. We are open till 5 and you’re welcome to stay and hook or visit. 
We have many special places in the area to dine wether you want fast or fancy. 
We are excited to be welcoming Nancy Parcels in Jan to teach her Rick Rack Rugs! 
Class sized is limited 
You will pick a main color, a secondary color and expand out! 

We welcome you to bring your favorites from your stash and Nancy will have wool and we have just a little ;) 

You must have basic hooking skills. 
The pictures are from rugs that Nancy, friends and students have hooked under her guidance. 
Please let us know of any dietary restrictions or allergies. 
we will have frames available to use for class also to help with people traveling in or flying. 
Nancy’s Biography
Nancy Z. Parcels began her rug hooking journey in 1999, when she attended a one day workshop at a local store while living in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Prior to that she dabbled in the crafts, sewing, refinishing furniture and creating, but her main focus was her family and raising four children. The Parcels were a career military family so they have traveled extensively, living in several states as well as four years in Wiesbaden, Germany. She collected antiques and enjoyed going to flea markets wherever she lived
but never was exposed to hooked rugs. Her experience at that first workshop, including the rhythm of pulling the loops, was what she found captivating. The first two years of hooking were spent on her own. She enjoyed the hunt for recycled wool and learned a lot by her mistakes, reading everything she could get her hands on pertaining to rug hooking. Fortunately, she found a local guild in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania where she met her mentor, Yvonne
Miller who had been teaching since the 1970's and had studied under Pearl McGown. Yvonne taught Nancy many techniques and helped her growth as a rug hooker and instilled in her an appreciation for masterful dying and color. She encouraged Nancy to attend McGown training, and she became an Accredited Teacher in 2006. Several of Nancy's rugs have been chosen as Celebrations winners and she has entered numerous juried shows and Fairs. In 2019 she was selected People's Choice Winner at Sauder Village for her Frost Oriental. She enjoys teaching and traveling, as well as the
friendships and knowledge gifted by her students and the rug hooking community.
Nancy currently resides in Rustburg, Virginia.

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