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Parris House Wool Works Collection

ABOUT THE COLLECTION

Darn Good Yarn is pleased to feature The Parris House Wool Works Collection. Situated in the quaint and picturesque town of South Paris, Maine:

Parris House Wool Works is a fiber art studio that brings you some of the best North American rug hooking has to offer.

 

MEET THE ARTIST AND OWNER - ELIZABETH MILLER

Woman sitting cross-legged on black stool with white background.

 

Elizabeth Miller is the owner and artisan at Parris House Wool Works in Paris, Maine.  It is a center for all things rug hooking, fiber art, crafting, and heritage skills.

Her mission is to perpetuate artisanship into the next century through teaching, public outreach, and an online shop supplying rug hookers all over North America.

 

She has taught workshops at the Squam Art Workshops, the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, the Beekman 1802 Mercantile, other national venues, and in her Maine studio.  

 

Her work has appeared in the Lines, Color, and Forest issues ofMaking Magazine, and the Holiday 2017 issue ofRug Hooking Magazine. She is the author ofSeasons at the Parris House: Heritage Skills for Contemporary Life, published by Down East Press, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, that will be released in 2021.  

 

Elizabeth designed, color planned, and sample hooked these kits exclusively for the Darn Good Yarn community. They are expertly assembled and packed by Heather Daggett, her Retail & Production Manager. Rug hooking employs a very simple technique that yields a quick learning curve and these kits are a perfect beginning in the art.

 

Elizabeth enjoys organic gardening, chicken keeping, beekeeping, and soap-making at her 200 year old historic Maine homestead, the Parris House, as well as hiking and the outdoors in her beloved New England. Students will be invited to farm-stay educational retreats at the Parris House beginning in 2021. 

For more information visit the Parris House Wool Works website.