Saturday, August 25, 2012

Beginner's Rug Weaving Workshop for Holy Martyrs Armenian Church Members



LEARN THE ART OF RUG WEAVING FROM RENOWNED MASTER CRAFTSMAN HAYK OLTACI: A WORKSHOP EXCLUSIVELY FOR MEMBERS OF THE HOLY MARTYRS ARMENIAN CHURCH

Join us for a four week workshop and discover the ancient art of rug making! You will learn the ABCs of vertical rug weaving, including terms such as warp and weft, techniques such as knotting, and the basics of design.  You will discover how to weave the Armenian alphabet into a rug of your own design.  And you will actually practice the art of rug making by weaving a small rug of your own using the loom and materials provided to each participantThis is an exciting opportunity to learn how rugs have been made for thousands of years from an experienced teacher who will carefully guide you at every stage.

Traditional music and superb coffee will enhance the evenings!

JOIN US IN THIS EXTRAORDINARY CULTURAL EXPERIENCE.  THE FOUR WEEK WORKSHOP BEGINS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012!  Contact the Church Office (718) 225-0235 or Hayko (212) 717-5400

Where: Youth Room
Dates:  October 5, October 12, October 19, October 25
Time:  7:30 - 9:30
Cost: $80 plus $45 (materials)

Monday, August 6, 2012

News from Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries







Dear Friends,

Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries has been in its new location in Astoria for 18 months now.  We are pleased to announce that we are thriving in a fully restored historical building that was once home to a 19th century cigar factory and today provides space for many arts and crafts experts.

We are celebrating our 24th year of serving the New York community.  Our experienced staff continues to offer a full range of services for your fine rugs and tapestries, including restoration and conservation, consultations and sales.  Our services include pick up and delivery Monday through Saturday.

            If you are interested in purchasing carpets, you can visit our studio by appointment or we can arrange to bring rugs to your home so that you can see how the different designs complement your personal d├ęcor.

            You can reach us by telephone at  212.717.5400 or by email at info@hayko.com. We look forward to consulting with old friends and meeting new ones as we continue to offer premium quality care for your fine rugs and tapestries.

Best wishes,
Hayko

P.S.  You can read more about our company and the quality services we provide or add your own comments to Angie’s List and the Franklin Report .