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Rug Hookers on the Street

Located In Amherst
Where To Find Us Downtown Amherst
Amherst, NS
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Information Get ready for an “En plein air” style hook-in with rug hookers and fibre enthusiasts all over town! 
Imagine the sidewalks of downtown Amherst full to overflowing with creativity. 
The town is letting us take over the sidewalks and rug hookers, knitters, needleworkers and fibre enthusiasts are welcome to find a chair and sit for the day with others and do their craft. Deanne's studio will be serving up tea and oatcakes and other goodies so be sure to drop in for a snack. 
Join us in Amherst on June 26th for a day of joy, fun and creating. The excitement continues at Deanne's Rug-hooking studio where Deanne will be launching her new book "Making a Life: Twenty-five years of Rug-hooking at 2 pm.  
June 26, 2019 from 10 am - 3 pm 
Pre-registration only: Registration fee $10 donation to the Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival 
Call Deanne’s Studio at 1-800-328-7756. 
Bring a brown paper bag lunch or have lunch at one of downtown Amherst’s many great amenities. 
And don't forget to drop by the studio for your tattoo!
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