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Address: 255 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-624-9312
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Our studio contains a wonderful collection of galleries featuring some of...

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 services and sales.

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A Rug Hookers Paradise.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
Kay L
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Wolfville, Canada
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Wolfville, Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Kay L
London, ON
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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. I wandered in, and saw skeins of yarn, different hooks for sale, rugs. That was... More 

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Thank AMenegoni
Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Halifax, Canada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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. Carol is the sweetest, kindest lady I think I have ever met. If you haven't... More 

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Thank FrenchyQueen
British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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.

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Thank Gla_Rangers
Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 kitchen dying wool in the sink. She showed me how she uses a specially made... More 

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Thank NS_Sue
Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

This economuseum in a historic house, delivers on the promise you will discover the traditional art of rug hooking. You can see demonstrations,buy supplies and kits and purchase absolutely gorgeous works from different artisans, styles and sizes. More importantly, you will learn about this very traditional craft that is very easy to learn but an art to master. Informative panels... More 

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Thank Dominique L
Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Great class, individual attention, learned a lot. A little heavy on the upsales of products from the store.

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Thank Kathy44444154976
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013

Lovely store with artisans actively creating. many works of different shapes and sizes to see and touch.

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