The Brandywine Rug Hooking Guild is a chapter of the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists. This is the raffle rug for the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild’s Hooked in the Mountains XVIII Rug Show at the Champlain Valley Expo Center in Essex, Vermont, October 19-23, 2016. Ontario Hooking Craft Guild. © It is a cream colored brick home with a red roof surrounded with a green pine tree. rubyaclarke@sympatico.ca. Instructors from all over the US and Canada are brought in to teach at these events. Cottage House Primitives - Carol Naab - Lodi, WI - cottagehouseprimitives.com 608-592-7474  contact@cottagehouseprimitives.com, Green Dragon Studio - Chris Hornby - Grand Haven, MI - Facebook Page - 616-566-1144 - Hornbychrisgds@gmail.com, Holly and Ivy - Katie Wild - Ripon, WI - 920-539-1013 -Hollyandivy@mac.com, I Love Rug Hooking - Shelley Lencioni - Auburn, Calif. - iloverughooking.com  916-765-7165 shelley@iloverughooking.com, Joyce's Vintage Wools - Joyce Krueger - Waukesha, WI - 262-542-8944 - Kruegerja@outlook.com, Magnoloia's Wool and Clothing - Paulette Wentzlaff - Stillwater, MN - magnoliaswoolandclothing.com  651-430-8108 magnoliaspaulette@gmail.com, Spruce Ridge Studios - Kris Miller - Howell, MI -spruceridgestudios.com  517-546-7732 Kris@spruceridgestudios.com. 2020 Events. Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild. The Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild was founded in April 1977. It is a non-profit organization whose primary goals are to maintain an environment that will promote camaraderie, creativity, and knowledge. Save the date of April 22, 2021 for the next Hook In. Ohio Rug Hooking Groups & … ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists) is an international fellowship of artists that fosters individuality and diversity in rug hooking. On November 6, 2020 the Guild was planning a bus trip to Chicago Botanical Gardens. OHCG School Courses. In addtion to the opportunity to meet and spend time with other rug hookers, your annual membership includes: attendance at monthly guild meetings on the first Thursday of each month from September to June. However, while practising social distancing to flatten the curve for the COVID-19 virus, we present the KW Rug Hooking Guild Challenge…. These will be raffled in November -visit: Carole Wirsching hooked this footstool - adapting part of a pattern, designed by  Melissa Eisenbach and hooked by, "Lighthouse" by Karla Gerard of Needleit Studio in Sydney, Nova Scotia - Completed by Janet Kiekhofer. Membership Benefits and Rates. The Woolrights Rug Hooking Guild has about 80 members who bond over the art of rug hooking, which involves weaving strips of fabric into a stiff woven base. 2019. is involved in educational programs designed to increase awareness and promote the art of traditional rug hooking. TIGHR YouTube channelJust in time for International Hook-In Day 2016, the TIGHR YouTube channel was launched. Riverside Ruggers. This is part of a Covid Fundraiser by the Valley Forge Rug Braiders to benefit food banks. The mission of the Guild is to perpetuate the tradition and art of rug hooking, to encourage creativity, to provide the means for an exchange of ideas and information and to promote educational activities to enhance the interest in rug hooking. Miami Valley Rug Hooking Guild ATHA chap 98. Under the "ATHA" tab at the top of the page, is more info on the Biennial, and specifics on ordering a worm box  and pattern book as a fundraiser for the Biennial. Guild members have completed sunflower squares as an Outreach Project - fun fall project! They are open and will help you out! Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland & Labrador. The first page of the Founders’ Day programme: the document was scanned by the TIGHR Historian, Susan Feller. Eventually our old email (with rr.com) will not be supported. Our by-laws reflect our focus on education, and we have monthly programs to actively encourage members to try new techniques and expand their fiber/art horizons. Our meetings are both social and educational, with hook-ins, guest speakers, hands-on classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and special events. The Guild was formed in 1979 with the first Rug Hooking School held at Church Point 1980. The guild offers a wide variety of rug hooking classes to its members several times a year. Be sure to check times available. The Patty Yoder Scholarship allows rug hookers each year to study rug hooking at “Hooked in the Mountains.” Avenir Light is a clean and stylish font favored by designers. Area Locations. Annual Hook-In On the 4th Thursday of April we host our annual Hook-In at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corners, Wisconsin. Newsletter. Originating in the Maritime provinces of Canada and spreading down to New England in the United States, bare floors and wool clothing led to the need to hook rugs from recycled fibres. Towards the end of each Board’s three-year term, they organise a Triennial at which members come together in friendship, face to face, to share ideas and explore the techniques of rugmaking. Today Rug Hooking Magazine publishes articles featuring the multitude of styles and techniques and it lists events and workshops. "Garden of Love" - hooked and braided rug put together by Sandy Kub. It was later incorporated in 1997 in Nova Scotia. We enjoy meeting to share, teach and exchange ideas and learn about this craft. Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base such as burlap, linen, or rug warp.The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a crochet-type hook mounted in a handle (usually wood) for leverage.In contrast latch-hooking uses a hinged hook to form a knotted pile from short, pre-cut pieces of yarn. (Different people completed the circles.) This technique, used in America prior to hooking through the foundation, is resurfacing all around the world with, for example, rugmakers incorporating circles as flower centres into a hooked piece. The International Rug Hook-In Day now held on December 4th each year has been celebrated for 5 years now and it’s turned into a truly global event. This guild is mainly interested in the manipulation of fabric strips, in a variety of widths and yarns, by pulling or pushing them through an open weave backing. Another technique, using wide strips cut about 3″ in length and prodded through the backing creating a lush shaggy pile, is called proggy or proddy. Executive members are elected for a two year term at the Annual General Meeting. Joyce Krueger adapted this idea to put together hooked pieces, 10 inch square, to make a hooked rug/quilt. Wider cuts of fabric are reminiscent of the primitive style of hooked rugs created in America in the very early 1800s. We’re some tickled you took the time to drop by. The TIGHR executive is so pleased it has been so successful. United States. Burlington Hooking Craft Guild (Branch 33) 499 Guelph Street, Burlington Art Centre, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON. The benefits of joining this international guild include a members-only website where we discuss topics, post group projects and meet members by visiting their personal pages. The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers is a global organization of creative people who come together in friendship to share ideas, and to explore the different techniques of the art of rugmaking using a variety of fibres. A heavy rug is created using wider strips, folded in half and sewn down the middle length to the backing. New Brunswick Mat Registry-Registre des tapis du N.-B. Our meetings begin at 9 a.m. (until 2 p.m.) and include a monthly business meeting at  10 a.m.  We meet on the. We are a rug hooking group based in Ottawa, Ontario with members from across the Ottawa Valley and into Western Quebec. Even more than an association, the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia represents a community of engaged members from beginners to lifelong contributors to the art form. If you win a rug through a raffle ticket, you get to designate a food bank to receive funds. Check out these beautiful rugs at the website below.! - 8 Cream City Members Contribute to the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts Project, With the COVID-19 pandemic changing our lives, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts (www.wiquiltmuseum.com/)                           in Cedarburg, WI had an idea to have people submit quilt squares to be put together for a Quarantine Quilt. Welcome. The home signifies where many hooked rugs are used to beautify and personalize. (514) 428-4480 Join ATHA Member Login Contact ATHA. President (904) 662-5955. Proudly created with Wix.com. Also, a wonderful article and explanation of the individual pieces, written by Joyce Krueger,  is in the current September/October issue of Rug Hooking magazine, pp 54 - 56. It has two films at the moment and there are more to come. I first learned I went off to a meeting of the Nova Scotia Rug Hooking Guild at the Tatamagouche Centre and Marion Kennedy sold me a kit and and taught me how to hook rugs. complete the construction of these purses we were to finish at our Retreat and share them. TIGHR The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. Location: Mount Mary Retreat Centre, 437 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, Ontario Contact Susan Quirk for more information: ohcgschool@ohcg.org 2021 School dates: October 28 to 31, 2021 (subject to change, due to the COVID-29 pandemic) Since being founded in London in 1994, boards and Triennial meetings have been in Nova Scotia, Canada 1997; Massachusetts, United States 2000; Toronto, Canada 2003; Tenby, Wales 2006; Kentucky, United States, 2009; Strathalbyn, South Australia 2012; British Columbia, Canada, 2015 and Reeth, North Yorkshire, England 2018. Regional styles and a preference for particular types of material developed. Chapter Number: 128. ABOUT US. ATHA is an international group, formed in 1979, for the purpose of encouraging the revival of traditional rug hooking. To Join The Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild Print and complete the Enrollment Form below. The Foxy Ladies are a traditional rug hooking guild, affiliated with ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists). Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild. The Colorado Rug and Fiber Guild was formed as Chapter 123 of the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists in June of 2010. took place at the History Center of Hawks Inn in Delafield, August 26th and 27th. Guild membership includes belonging to the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists (ATHA) and includes the ATHA bimonthly magazine "Art of Rug Hooking". We are Chapter #115 of Region 8 in ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists. Informal Rug Hooking Groups – Formal groups, such as ATHA, generally require membership to attend. Locating you... Join ATHA If you are already a member, please login below to renew your membership. The Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild, formed in 1985, is a communtiy of like-minded fibre lovers who are happy to share our knowledge and experiences in the rug hooking world. Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild. Contact Katie for more information. State Line Rug Hookers Guild. Participating members were Patty Sherman, Pam Schmelzle, Janet Kiekhofer, Lyle Drier, Jean Warren, Sandy Kub, Mary Schnitzler, and Joyce Krueger. (www.rughookingmagazine.com). Mason Dixon Chapter ~ The Mason-Dixon chapter was the 10th chapter of ATHA, formed in 1981 and is part of the Region III which includes DE, MD, DC, PA, VA and WV. Also, a wonderful article and explanation of the individual pieces, written by Joyce Krueger,  is in the current September/October issue of, Look where we have been hooking! TIGHR The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. Joyce helped get the group started and grow. Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email. On the 4th Thursday of April we host our annual Hook-In at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corners, Wisconsin. The hall is open from 9:30am to 3:00pm. The groups listed below are open to anyone who wants to attend. She has written articles for Rug Hooking magazine, ATHA magazine, Wool Street Journal, McGown Guild, The Beat, Aussie Rugmakers Guild and TIGHR newsletters. Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the fine art of rug hooking. The organization is increasingly taking advantage of cyberspace and connecting members through emerging social media platforms. No image is to be reproduced without consent of the individual. In 1985, several rug hookers lost their teacher in Whitefish Bay. We are an ATHA  (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists) Guild and are involved in a variety of activities throughout the year. Joyce Krueger adapted this idea to put together hooked pieces, 10 inch square, to make a hooked rug/quilt. This special day brings everyone together and really promotes the mandate and raisin d’etre of our Guild. However, if you need supplies, please check out these vendors who were coming to our Hook In. Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild. The Guild meet at 10 A.M. on the 1st Thursday of every month, rotating between Mt. Rugmakers around the world join forces to celebrate our resourceful, artistic traditions. The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers, How Craft becomes Art Japanese translation. The images shown are copyrighted by each artist. With the COVID-19 pandemic changing our lives, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts (www.wiquiltmuseum.com/)                           in Cedarburg, WI had an idea to have people submit quilt squares to be put together for a Quarantine Quilt. Some require a small donation to cover the cost of the meeting site. Instructors from all over the US and Canada are brought in to teach at these events. The organisation’s governing body is the Board, comprising members from one country who take office for three years. The following rug hooking artists made the 8 rectangles and many thanks to them for creating such imaginative designs. The craft of rugmaking has included many different techniques over the centuries. The group selected their name and a logo. The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers (TIGHR) was founded on December 4th 1994 in London, England by a group of international friends who decided to establish a worldwide group involved in rugmaking. Many of her pieces have been published in books, including Celebrations. They lead the organization and communicate through the TIGHR Newsletter Hooking Matters, via this website and by using a members-only online network. A great hooking and relaxing time was had by all! An invitation was sent out to all members - 8 responded and Joyce completed the project by sewing them together. Cotton t-shirts, synthetic fleece and other fabrics are as readily available as wool in these countries and are found in many a rugmaker’s stash. Our guild's bi-monthly meetings offer a creative environment for members to share ideas and improve rug hooking skills. Katie A. Puckett. An invitation was sent out to all members - 8 responded and Joyce completed the project by sewing them together. Beaconsfield, Quebec, H9W 4A7. TIGHR members-only Facebook pageTIGHR members are invited to join the Facebook fun on our members-only page: go to the page and ask to be made a member. In the past any fabric which could be punctured to pull a loop through was used, leading to some utilitarian which deteriorated because the foundation fibres were not strong enough to withstand the elements and stress.Some of our members describe their techniques and provide terminology on this page. Executive Board. Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia Facebook Group of The Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia (RHGNS). Another technique incorporated into rugs is standing wool or quilling. There’s a lot happening on the TIGHR Facebook members only group! 2020 The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. Jacksonville, FL 32257. The ATHA 2021 Biennial in Kansas City has been moved from 2021 to 2022. Two of her pieces are on permanent display at the Bainbridge Art Museum. They formed a group to hook together, and Joyce Krueger, Waukesha, WI started teaching classes. Brenda Waugh Malstrom. Participating members were Patty Sherman, Pam Schmelzle, Janet Kiekhofer, Lyle Drier, Jean Warren, Sandy Kub, Mary Schnitzler, and Joyce Krueger. We are also changing our email address. TBRHG also desires to become part of the community at large by means of exhibition, education and charity. We strive to promote interest in rug hooking by providing a forum to exchange ideas and information. The Northwest Rug Hooking Chapter of ATHA region 11 was formed when the Northwest Hooking Guild joined ATHA. The cream color brick  recalls the historical architecture in southern Wisconsin using the "cream city" brick material for building homes. State Line Rug Hookers Chapter was started in 2007 by rug hooking enthusiasts from Kansas and Missouri. This trip has been cancelled. The membership wanted a chapter that represented the entire northwest. Be sure to check times available. Morris/Wautoma, Waupaca,and Wisconsin Rapids, WI. We currently have over 130 members from nine states. © 2017 Cream City Rug Hooking Guild. This rug and other Quarantine Quilts are currently on display in the Quilt Museum until November 15, 2020. The new dates are September 14 - 17, 2022. Contact a board member for publicity approval. Progressively more strips are packed in to fill the surface of the design. Region: Region 5. Wool Gathering. She was recently a judge for Celebrations. Our very own Maddy Fraioli submitted a well researched article and put together a group of other members who hooked the carpet-bag project. OHCG provides a connection to rug hooking throughout the province of Ontario and Western Quebec. About Us. - Carol Naab - Lodi, WI - cottagehouseprimitives.com 608-592-7474, - Chris Hornby - Grand Haven, MI - Facebook Page - 616-566-1144 -, - Katie Wild - Ripon, WI - 920-539-1013 -Hollyandivy@mac.com, - Shelley Lencioni - Auburn, Calif. - iloverughooking.com  916-765-7165, - Joyce Krueger - Waukesha, WI - 262-542-8944 -, - Paulette Wentzlaff - Stillwater, MN - magnoliaswoolandclothing.com  651-430-8108, - Kris Miller - Howell, MI -spruceridgestudios.com  517-546-7732. We encourage members to take part in Skype calls as a way of accessing the global techniques and projects our guild is involved with. This fibre had the advantage of being commonly available (as discarded clothing) in colder climates.Japan’s recycled materials include silk kimonos.Hooked rugs are often painterly, using thin strips of wool. Join us — learn the art of rug hooking — make new friends. We’ve been working on the content for this … Please change and try to use our new email: Guild members have contributed braided circles, and Sandy Kub has designed and assembled two of the rugs. The Board of Directors manages the activities of the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia according to its by-laws. It's easy on the eyes and a great go to font for titles, paragraphs & more. Videos of conference events and presentations by fibre experts are available on the members’ site. This rug and other Quarantine Quilts are currently on display in the Quilt Museum until November 15, 2020. Local demonstration of rug hooking includes: * Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival - Jefferson, * Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts - Cedarburg. Status. Log In. Join Us! The Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild was featured in a wonderful article in the September/October 2020 issue of Rug Hooking Magazine. DECEMBER 4th 2019 was our Silver Anniversary .Yes – you read that correctly! hallblee@sympatico.ca. The Hook In for April 23rd was cancelled. Come here till I tells ya. Regretfully the KW Rug Hooking Guild Retreat 2020 was cancelled, along with our hook in meetings for March. 2019-2021 board is based in St John’s, Newfoundland. Members are optionally individually affiliated with the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild(OHCG) and Ottawa Olde Forge is recognized as an OHCG branch within Area 1. TIGHR is now 25 years old and still going strong- thanks to the collective support and passion of all its members. Members of this guild explore a variety of rugmaking techniques. Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild. LEARN MORE. In 1989 the group of 20 members voted to join ATHA., and established the Cream City Rug Hookers Guild. The 2019-2021 board is based in St John’s, Newfoundland. "Chair Challenge" pictures from our                Hook In 2019 ! The guild offers a wide variety of rug hooking classes to its members several times a year. North Florida Rug Hooking Guild. Rug hooking is easy. For more information, contact our Guild … Contemporary rugmaking artists often use cotton monks cloth, rug warp or linen with approximately 12-15 threads per inch – natural fibres will maintain a good foundation for years to come. The pattern book is rumored to be wonderful! In Australia and the United Kingdom, the craft is referred to as hooky if pulling with a hook. TIGHR The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. Meeting Information: Meetings the third Sunday of each month, 12:30-5pm in various sites. The words on the logo are drawn around the house and colored red. In the 1860s, after the American Civil War, pattern makers stencilled designs and sold them. We meet monthly at the public library in Lisle, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. If you have never joined in this annual celebration of Rug Hooking, why not plan to attend a 2020 event near you. “Hooked Rugs Today,” by Amy Oxford, showcases our Guild’s 2004 exhibit at Shelburne Museum. Ruby Clarke. As I was hooking, she pointed out some mistakes I was making and I asked her, “Should I … One member, Linda Petech from Lake Geneva, WI created the logo. Georgetown Rug Hooking Guild (Branch 31) Norval Presbyterian Church, 499 Guelph St, Georgetown, ON . Simply Hooked Rug Hooking … A sister craft to quilting, rugmaking evolved out of the need to warm up domestic spaces and to beautify the home without incurring great cost. Visit the public Facebook page of TIGHR The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. You won’t be disappointed. In addition, we provide annual scholarships, named in honor of two late members and recognized rug hooking legends. Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd. Depending on the region’s sources of material, a variety of techniques have developed and many of them flourish today.In the United States of America and Canada, wool fabric is most commonly used – it resists wear due to foot traffic, light exposure and changes of temperatures. Hook-In includes: The Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia (RHGNS) is built on a sense of community and passion. Welcome to the National Guild of the Pearl McGown Hookrafters!If you aren’t new to the craft of rug hooking, you may have already heard of us, but if you are a new rug hooker, or just enjoy crafts, then come take a look at what Traditional Rug hooking is all about.