Rug hooking demo at Penobscot Marine

Jan 05, 2014
Stacey Van Dyne, who has hooked rugs for artist Jamie Wyeth, will demonstrate the craft at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery.

Searsport — Stacey Van Dyne will give a rug hooking demonstration Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main St./Route 1.

Van Dyne has been hooking rugs since 1974 and hooked two rugs for Jamie Wyeth based on his paintings. Van Dyne is president of the Northern McGown Teacher’s Workshop, second vice-president of the National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Hookrafters and director-at-large of the North American Rug Hooking Museum.

The event is free with $5 gallery admission, which is free for museum members and Searsport residents. For more information, call 548-2529 or visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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