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Want to hear some exciting news? You're invited to Rug Hooking magazine's FREE virtual book party to celebrate our latest release all about punch needle rug hooking. Join author Simone Vojvoden and RHM editor Deb Smith in an online chat about Simone’s new book, Mastering the Art of Punch Needle: Techniques and Projects.
Rug punching is hot these days, and Simone's new book is the perfect book to help you get started. If you've ever wanted to learn how to punch, this is the book for you! Inside the book, Simone addresses the basics—What do I need to know? What materials do I need? How do I start punching? Then she moves into more advanced and detailed techniques—how to estimate yarn amounts, plan colors, how to move your project around on the frame, and how to start and end punching. You will also find expert instructions on punching words, sculpting, using wool fabric strips, fancy stitches, and much more. If you've ever been curious about how to do punch needle rug hooking, then you'll want to grab yourself a copy of this new book.
During this special event, Simone will share some of the projects from the book, answer reader questions and will demonstrate two techniques: basic rug punching and punching the beading stitch. So come ready to learn!
You won't want to miss this exciting event! So pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us for a conversation about rug punching with Simone.
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What you'll learn if you sign up for this free event...
- Sneak peeks inside Rug Hooking magazine's new book, Mastering the Art of Punch Needle: Techniques and Projects.
- TWO FREE punch needle rug hooking demonstrations: basic rug punching and punching the beading stitch
- Author Q&A - get your punch needle questions answered!
Have a question you'd like to ask during the event? Email it to us! We will be answering reader questions during the Q&A portion of our event. Send it in advance to make sure it gets answered.
About the Event
Mastering the Art of Punch Needle
Date: Friday, 2/19 at 11 a.m. ET | 10 a.m. CT | 9 a.m. MT | 8 a.m. PT
Hosts: RHM editor Deb Smith + author and punch needle instructor Simone Vojvodin
Rug punching is hot these days, and if you've ever wanted to learn how to punch, this is the book for you!
During this special event, we'll explore the pages of Mastering the Art of Punch Needle alongside author and instructor Simone as she shares the challenges and highlights of select projects from this latest release. Come ready with your questions and come ready to learn -- Simone will also demonstrate TWO techniques featured in the book: basic rug punching and punching the beading stitch.
Did we mention there's also special deals? Join us live to find out what they are! Sign up below to reserve your spot. This is an event you won't want to miss.
Meet the Author
Artist and teacher Simone Vojvodin is passionate about sharing her love and enthusiasm for punch needle rug hooking. She has been an Oxford Certified instructor since 2011, teaching classes and workshops for beginner to advanced students. She creates original punch needle rugs, and designs patterns and hand dyed wools for her business, Red Maple Ruggery.
Her rugs have been featured in exhibitions in Canada and the U.S., published in magazines and books, and have won multiple awards. Simone lives and works on her farm near Dutton, Ontario, Canada, in a little log home she and her family built together. She shares her life with her husband, three children, and many animal friends. To learn more about Simone’s work and punch needle, visit: redmapleruggery.ca.
Important Next Steps for You:
1. Secure your spot at Rug Hooking magazine's live event: Mastering the Art of Punch Needle Live! right here.
2. Sign up for the Rug Hooking magazine Book Club to get the best deal on our latest release, Mastering the Art of Punch Needle: Techniques and Projects.
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4. Have questions you'd like to ask during the event? Send them our way.
About the Book
Mastering the Art of Punch Needle: Techniques and Projects
Learn how to get started with rug punching! Helpful tips and techniques will help you progress from a complete beginner to a more advanced puncher. Plus, find seven charming projects for every skill level.
Not a member of the Rug Hooking magazine Book Club? When you join today, we will ship you our latest book, Mastering the Art of Punch Needle Rug Hooking for only $21.95 USD... that's 21% off the retail price ($6 in savings!)
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