The 2023 Woolly Wisdom Rug hooking Workshop, in its Tenth year, is pleased to welcome well known and experienced instructors :
Victoria Hart Ingalls, Donna Hrkman, who will offer guidance at any level of hooking experience, and Colleen Faulkner in Punch Needle Rugs.
Director Victoria Hart Ingalls is a nationally recognized teacher, designer, and workshop coordinator.
Victoria Hart Ingalls
Victoria is an undisputed expert in fine shading but also enjoys the wider cuts. With over 30 years of teaching experience, her methods make it simple. Victoria does custom designing and will provide instruction with any pattern. She strives for her students to develop a true love of rug hooking as a relaxing and creative outlet in whatever style they prefer. Victoria's work has appeared in both Rug Hooking Magazine, a Celebration of Hand Hooked Rugs and ATHA. Most recently she taught at the ATHA 2022 Biennial.
Colleen Faulkner has been making Punch Needle Rugs since 1992. She has designed and taught classes in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas and Missouri. Taught at the National Rug Hooking ATHA Convention in 2022. She lives in Jefferson City, Missouri with her husband and kids. She has furthered her studies by taking and completing an Oxford Teacher Certification class in 2014 in Vermont with Amy Oxford. Colleen has done commissioned dog portrait rugs. She has done a dog rug of the governor’s dog, Daniel Boone, for the State of Missouri. She has made many rugs but her biggest accomplishment “Red” was in Rug Hooking Celebration top 30 year 2020. She now has her own line of New Zealand rug wool that she dyes by hand called Whackadoo Yarns.
Donna is joining Woolly Wisdom for a fourth time in 2023. Her talents are boundless and she brings to her classes expertise in a wide variety of subjects. Including anything to do with Monochromatic rugs, animals and portraiture. Donna is a published author and frequent contributor to Rug Hooking Magazine. She has had numerous pieces included in “Celebrations” and received countless awards for her work. An experienced and well loved designer and teacher. Donna brings enthusiastic inspiration to her students.
UNFORTUNATELY AILEEN ANDERSON WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TEACH AT WOOLLY WISDOM THIS YEAR DUE TO HEALTH CONCERNS.
GET BETTER SOON AILEEN
WE WILL MISS YOU!