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Punch Needle Rug Hooking + Wall Art Workshop with Bookhou

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  • Saturday, June 2, 2018, 11-2 PM
    Saturday, June 2, 2018, 3-6 PM

    The Line Hotel
    3515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010
    Phone: 213 - 381 - 7411 Ext: 3076

    Join Arounna of the Toronto studio Bookhou to learn a rug-hooking technique using a punch needle. With this technique, you can make rugs, wall art, pillows, and more. Arounna will first take you through the design process and teach you how to create an image, then she will talk about materials and show you how to prepare the frame. You’ll get to design your own image or use one of the designs provided to make a textile wall hanging. You will also be given a kit that consists of an Oxford Punch Needle, wood frame pre-stretched with monks cloth, yarn, and a cotton tote to carry your work home with you.

    All materials are included in the workshop and light snacks and refreshments will be served. You’ll also receive a 15% off discount at the Poketo shop in the lobby as well as all future workshops.

  • Arounna Khounnoraj of Bookhou
    Arounna Khounnoraj was educated at The Ontario College of Art and The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and received an MFA from the University of Waterloo. She has received numerous awards from The Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council and The Ontario Craft Council. She has exhibited her work in solo and group shows across North America and Europe, in both public and private collections. She currently resides in Toronto and runs her design business Bookhou with her husband John and their children Liam and Piper.

  • *Please arrive 15 minutes early and check in at the Poketo store inside The Line Hotel. Valet parking is available at the hotel at a reduced rate of $12 for workshop attendees. Otherwise, there is offsite street parking available nearby.

    In need of a little post-workshop R&R? Book a room online at with code: POK3515 and receive a very special Friends and Family rate from Poketo.

    If you are no longer able to attend, we are able to provide online store credit only if the cancellation is made more than two weeks prior to the course date. Should you have any questions, or if this workshop is sold out and you would like to be put on a waiting list, please visit our Workshops FAQ's page or email