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Camp Wool Offering Classes!

Upcoming Classes

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Kawandi Quilting Patches: Saturday, April 8, 2023

Beginning Wool Applique​: suspended while moving

Punch Needle Embroidery: suspended while moving

Bring a Buddy or One-To-One Primitive Rug Hooking Class: by appointment

Open Sews: suspended while moving

Kawandi Quilting Patches

Join Fiber Artist Mary DeLano to explore an adaptation of Kawandi – a quilting technique developed by
the Siddi people of Western India. This technique combines piecing and quilting into one step. Fabric
patches are quilted to a backing, from the edge of the quilt to its center, using large running stitches.
Design decisions are made as each patch is added to the quilt. Every quilt is unique, bearing evidence of
the quilter’s “hand” and design aesthetic in its composition.


Mary will offer a choice of two kits for this class. One will consist of wool patches on a wool background,
with a special piece of wool on which a piece of tie has transferred its dye. The other will include
naturally dyed and eco printed fabrics with a cloth backing.


Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Limit 10 – Covid Distancing Observed at all Times

Cost: $100 includes kit

Students should bring small scissors and a favorite large eye needle if they have one. Needles will be supplied with the kits.

This class will be hosted in our new store in Hollis, ME! To register for this class, please email the teacher Mary Delano at Mary will answer any questions discuss your kit and timing of class payment! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the new store!!!

Mary DeLano is a ‘multi-lingual’ fiber artist. She mixes techniques and materials across the fiber arts to create magnificent, one-of-a-kind pieces that make a statement!  Mary has a “what if” perspective that gives her the freedom to venture into uncharted territories and she takes her students along for the ride.

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Beginning Wool Applique

Looking to learn a new craft? Well, come to Camp Wool and try your hand at Wool Applique. In this one-time class you will learn all the basic skills required to make a wool applique (aka penny rug) project. The photo shows just one of many kits you can choose from here at Camp Wool to make during class, YOU GET TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN PROJECT! This class will be taught by our own Camp Counselor Carol Costello or LeAnn Hodgson. Carol will be teaching this workshop for beginners learning the basics. She has many tips and tricks and years of sewing experience to get you off and running! Join us for a fun afternoon of learning a new craft!


Date: Call store to make an appointment -- small groups welcome!

Limit Six – Covid Distancing Observed at all Times

Cost: $20 plus kit (kit price will vary – typical range is $28 to $45)

Materials needed to bring to class: small sharp tip scissors, eye glasses if you need them for up close work, pen/pencil and a notebook for taking notes! You will need to pick your project kit prior to class (can be same day of class).  ​

BIO: Carol has been teaching wool applique for 15 plus years and is an avid quilter and sewer for many years.  She has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you as you learn the fun adventure of wool applique! 

Image right shows an example of one of the many projects you can choose from.

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Punch Needle Embroidery


Join us for a fun afternoon of learning a new craft! 

Date: Call store to make an appointment -- small groups welcome!

Limit Four – Covid Distancing Observed at all Times

Teacher: LeAnn Hodgson or Kathy Malyn

Cost: $20 plus materials

To sign up please call the store

Materials needed: Pattern, thread, Locking Hoop to fit pattern chosen, 3 strand punch needle and threader, small sharp tip scissors


Please purchase materials needed for class prior to class. The staff at Camp Wool can help you with choosing a pattern and coordinating threads for the pattern. Camp Wool also has the punch needles and threaders for purchase.


Bring a Buddy or One-To-One Primitive Rug Hooking Class

1-2 people, by appointment only


Teacher: LeAnn Hodgson – Camp Wool


I will help you get started (or restarted) into the world of rug hooking in a 1 to 1 format. This one time class allows us to move at a good pace and cover all the basics of rug hooking. At the end of the session you will be able to rug hook using basic skills and techniques that will allow you to finish your projects and beyond! 

Note: Free follow up visits accommodated to finish your rug including instruction on how to finish your rug.


What do I get to hook and what is the cost?

You get to choose your own project! Generally I recommend something modest in size say 14”/15”’s round or square but that will be up to you. We have many to choose from! If you are restarting you are certainly welcome to bring what you have started. The cost will vary based on the project. You will pay for the pattern which is individually priced plus the wool which we will pick out together based on the colors YOU like.


Teacher fee is $60 for one person and $100 for two people (split between 2 people or $50 per person).

Hoops are $29 (subject to change) and hook prices vary greatly from $12 up to $75. Bottom line price is dependent on many variables as noted but you should budget around $175 - $200. 

Note: A $60 deposit towards cost of class is required at the time we pick out your project.

How long is the class, what do I need to bring to class and how do I make an appointment?

You should budget 3-4 hours for class for 1 person and slightly longer for two. You will need to bring sharp scissors and if applicable any rug hooking equipment you may already own. I schedule this class by appointment and days of the week that I can offer do change based on staff scheduling. Call or stop by the store to schedule.

Open Sew

Date: every Wednesday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Please come join us for a day of sewing here at Camp Wool! Bring any project you like and enjoy the camaraderie of other fellow stitchers, rug hookers, appliquers or any other project you’d like to work on!


We have coffee, tea, bottled water and snacks (small donations appreciated). The refrigerator is available if you want to bring a lunch!

Time: You can come for an hour or two or stay the day -- no rules!!! Just remember our store hours are 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM!

Cost: $5.00 which is 100% donated to a local animal shelter!

Reservation is Needed: We do ask that you call ahead to reserve a spot so we know who to expect OR if something happens weather wise we can get ahold of you! If you can’t make it, all we ask is that you call ahead to cancel.



We appreciate your interest in taking a class here at Camp Wool. Please take note that by securing a professional teacher there is an obligation to pay that teacher. To sign up for class is a commitment to attend. While we appreciate changes happen in schedules, health etc. we have a firm policy for payment of Third Party Teacher Fees. You must pay the fee upfront in full. A refund will only be granted only if
a) we have a weather cancellation which is the sole determination of Camp Wool (safety will always come first)

 b) class minimum is not met or

 c) teacher cancels for any reason. 


Note on Cancellation: As a courtesy, we ask that you call to cancel. If you do, we will try to fill your spot. If a replacement is found, we will refund your fee. If you cancel 10 days or fewer before the class, this courtesy effort will never be made. 


Note on Class Call Reminder:  We will NOT be contacting you prior to attending. This process has proved to be very time consuming and confusing.  You are responsible for taking note of the dates and times for class.

Thank you for understanding and for taking responsibility for your attendance. 

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