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3 Dimensional Animals

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Sheila Arbogast 
Wentzville, Missouri

Dates:  1 day – Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Class Fee: $125.00 / Sauder Village Member $115.00 
Supply Fee:  See below - payable to teacher at the beginning of class
Location:  Founder’s Hall – Stage Right
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Description: In this workshop, we will be working on constructing 3-D Animals. Since there is a menagerie of animals to choose from, you will not only learn how to assemble your selected animal but many others too! 

Prior to class, Sheila will contact you to discuss which Prairie Road Designs 3-D pattern you would like to order and discuss the options. The pattern, wool and hooking instructions will then be shipped to you in advance. Students will need to come to class with project already hooked, steamed, zig zagged and ready to put together – as this is an “assembly” class not a hooking class.

Flamingo-hooked-sculptureStudents will be taught how to hand-sew hooked pieces together and shown tricks on what works well. Beside your animal’s body, we will also work on legs, ears, tails, and other body parts. Students will receive individual help as well as group discussion on each project and how it is done.

Sheila is well-known for designing and creating 3D animals, let her walk you through the steps and simplify the process of creating fun, whimsical, and life-like animals! 

Teacher will contact students prior to class: Yes

Level:   Basic – students must have basic rug hooking knowledge & experience, as hooking will be completed prior to class. Basic hand sewing experience is also helpful.     

Supply description: Each Animal kit includes: pattern on linen, wool to complete project, needle, thread, stuffing & everything necessary to complete each animal. Animal kits: Shirley The Sheep - $55.00, Whale - $65.00  (Includes Oil Can), Chicken (Rooster or Hen) - $95.00, Fox - $95.00, Reindeer - $105.00 (Includes Bobbin Legs), Turkey - $120.00, Pelican - $120.00, Best Friend Dog - $125.00, Blue Herrin - $165.00 (Includes Legs and Base), & Flamingo - $200.00 (includes Legs and Base). (Prices include shipping-only wool and linen pattern will be shipped, all other supplies will be handed out at class.)

Reindeer-rughooked-sculptureStudents Need to Bring

Hooked animal (hooking, steamed, & zig zagged prior to class) and scissors. Optional: thimble.

Bio:  Sheila Arbogast is an award winning artist who has many years of experience in the creative arts. Her areas of expertise include watercolors, cross stitch, embroidery and rug hooking. Her patterns are largely inspired by her home, Prairie Road Acres, in the Missouri countryside where she lives with her husband, Craig, and English Setter, Patches (who appears in many of her designs.) 

Her work has appeared in Rug Hooking Magazine, ATHA, and The Wool Street Journal. She started rug hooking over 10 years ago when, as she likes to say, ran out of room on her walls and had to move to the floors. Her specialties are 3 dimensional, color planning, and designing.