Rug Hooking Exhibit at Salem Cross

Exhibit of Traditional Rug Hooking, by Jeanne Benjamin and students. . . will be April 22, 2012.  The exhibit will be open to the public at 11 am to 4pm, at Salem Cross Inn, Rte 9, West Brookfield, Ma 01585.   Patterns, hand dyed wools, and other rug hooking equipment will be available for purchase.  This is our 15th exhibit since 1979, and we are excited about showing you our most recent works of hooking art!  If you need more information, email Jeanne.

To make reservations for a delicious lunch during the rug show, call the Inn at 508-867-2345.

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Jeanne’s Rug School Classes

Jeanne’s  Rug School Classes


May:  Cedar Lakes, WVA

Sept:  Fall foliage Fiesta, VT

Oct:  Rock River, IL
Nov:  Hooking and Looking, FL

2012 Rug Schools

May:  Cedar Lakes, WVA   nancy blair

June:  Trent, Peterborough, Ontario.  Mary Janet Mustard <>

July  Holland, Mich  nancy blair

Oct:  Rock River, IL   joan reckwerdt

Please contact the rug school directly through their e mail, or ads in RH or ATHA. . . or e mail Jeanne for more information.  In addition to camps, Jeanne teaches at several private workshops a year around the country, and also in her studio.    If you are interested in booking a workshop with her to teach in your area,  or in her studio,  please e mail Jeanne for particulars.   If you have a small group interested in a 2-3 day workshop here in the Brookfield, Ma studio. . .nearby Sturbridge offers many choices for accomodations and restaurants, and some good shopping, too.

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Rug Camp Schedule for 2008

Jeanne’s Rug Camp Schedule for 2008

(excluding private workshops)


March – Yellow Rose of Texas


May – ATHA Region 1 (Connecticut)


May – Cedar Lakes (West Virginia)


June – Caraway (North Carolina)


October – Rock River (Illinois)


November – Oxford, Mississippi

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2008 Exhibition Information

Exhibit of Traditional Rug Hooking


on Sunday August 17, 2008, from 11am to 5pm at the Salem Cross Inn (click the link for directions) in West Brookfield, MA.



Presented by Jeanne Benjamin and Students.


With special guest Jessie Turbayne, with her new book. Jessie will be signing books as well.


Over 100 rugs and small pieces on display. Hand dyed wools, patterns, and other supplies will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Jeanne Benjamin from the Contact Me page.

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