Star Island Rug Hooking Retreats 2019
to Sep 5

Star Island Rug Hooking Retreats 2019

Session I  -  Sept. 2-9, 2019

Session II -  Sept. 9-12, 2019  Full

Come, join us breath in the sea air in one of the porch rockers surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the beautiful and tranquile Isle of Shoals, Star Island Conference Center. Re-discover your creativity, unwind in a truly unique and beautiful setting where the stress of mainland life is left behind.  Bring your rug hooking, knitting, spinning whatever rejuvenates your creatively.  
To help you relax, connect or reconnect with your creativity through mindfulness and how to carry our creativity daily in our lives and art. Get inspired and have fun in a truly unique place. Session II - The Power of Color - Sept. 11-14 is for returning and new retreaters we will continue our creative journey from last year, plus explore the power of color in our art and life.

There will not be formal instruction, but daily discussion and exercises on what drives our creativity with inspiring ways to "get your creativity on”. To make your retreat special and memorable.  We will have the opportunity to discuss what your goals in your rug hooking journey are and how to better focus on your creativity and hopefully guide you closer to where you want to go. As plans evolve updates will follow, some of the planned activities will be wine and cheese and a bonfire with smores for the kid in all of us.

Rooming Options:
Standard Shared Room: $371
CONFERENCE FEE: 150Room Rates include, for 3 nights & 4 days (shared baths) accommodation, meals, parking at the ferry during the time on the island, transportation to and from the island.

Motel Shared Rooms: $452
Motel Rooms are separate from the main hotel with small private baths with showers located in the cottages or hotel, so bring a bathrobe.

Total cost includes rooms, meals, ferry to and from, conference fee, handouts, meeting space, goodies refreshments & planned activities.

To Register: for more information or register directly-


My mission: To help you relax, connect or reconnect with your creativity through mindfulness, think like an artist and to carry our creativity with us daily in our lives and art. Come get inspired, have fun in a truly unique, magical place.
Come wish upon a Star.

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Hooking & Looking Rug Seminar
to Nov 10

Hooking & Looking Rug Seminar

Who wouldn't want to get away to sunny Florida in November?  Join me as I teach for the HOOKING AND LOOKING TAPESTRY ART AND PRIMITIVE RUG SEMINAR in Sebring, Florida.  Where our focus will be Animals & Landscapes or what ever inspires you.  TheRug conference will take place at the Inn On The Lakes, Sebring, Florida Sunday November 5 through Friday mid morning November 10.   

SUNDAY afternoon is get acquainted with your teacher.  
Sunday evening there will be a brief orientation at 7:00 p.m. 

Cost include instructionand meals. $485.00
Room Rates: Non-lake side $ 109.00 plus 9% tax - lakeside $ 119.00 plus 9% tax.
To make your reservation at the Inn call 1-800-531-5253 or 1-863-471-9400 and be sure to mention the NOVEMBER HOOKING ANDLOOKING RUG SEMINAR for Seminar rates.

To register for the workshop contact:  
Joan Reckwerdt at
Bend, Or. 97701Ph. 541-318-4733  


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