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Spruce Top Rug Hooking Studio

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Fascinating place

While not quite as stunning as the Rug Hooking Museum of North America, this place has much to... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Saint John, Canada
All Things Hooking

Great rug hooking studio and collection of hooked rugs. Beautiful dyed wool and yarn. This is a... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Kentville, Canada
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8 Sep 2017
“Fascinating place”
31 May 2017
“Great Little Store”
Our studio contains a wonderful collection of galleries featuring some of Nova Scotia's finest artists and craftspeople. It's located in a mid-1800's house on the main street in Mahone Bay. Spruce Top also provides a wide range of rug hooking...more
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255 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
+1 902-624-9312
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

While not quite as stunning as the Rug Hooking Museum of North America, this place has much to recommend it. Many items for the dedicated rug hooker are available and, for those of us who are merely admirers, there is still much to look at....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JCKSaintJohn_Canada
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This store carries all the supplies you need to do rug hooking. All the nooks and crannies are full and yet the store is not messy or cluttered. The staff is knowledgeable and able to help you get started on anew hobby or inspire you...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great rug hooking studio and collection of hooked rugs. Beautiful dyed wool and yarn. This is a definite shop for beginner and experienced hookers. Lots of patterns to choose from. Lovely owner.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Suzy2727
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Carol Harvey Clarke's studio is a must for all rug hookers. She has hand dyed wool and yarn, patterns, backings and hooked mats available. Plus her amazing expertise in all things related to rug hooking.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kay L
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was utterly baffled at how this place, lovely as it is, was ranked the #1 attraction in Mahone Bay. I am not a rug hooker, so obviously the magic of this place, which is evident in 99% of the reviews, is lost on me....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AMenegoni
Reviewed 30 November 2015

They have some beautiful hooked rugs here for sale and everything you could need to get into the craft. It was all decked out for Christmas and we really enjoyed the customer service.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank dgg123
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Nice place for hookers to go and met. The quality of the kits and products and the Rugs for sale are astounding.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank dgg123
Reviewed 13 January 2015

From the time you enter the door until the time you leave, you are welcomed, befriended, with warmth, kindness, and the most knowledge of the artistry of rug hooking I have ever seen. Classes are so much fun, and the information you accumulate is awesome....More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank FrenchyQueen
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Great little place to either just browse or attend a class. Excellent selection of products, but they are somewhat pushy on the selling.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Arriving at Spruce Top Rug Hooking, you enter the shop through the kitchen door and, as I passed by the clothesline which had recently dyed fabric hanging out, it brought to mind a trip home. When I visited, the owner Carol Ann was in the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank NS_Sue
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