rubyaclarke@sympatico.ca. 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. - 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. Contact a board member for publicity approval. Avenir Light is a clean and stylish font favored by designers. State Line Rug Hookers Chapter was started in 2007 by rug hooking enthusiasts from Kansas and Missouri. TIGHR YouTube channelJust in time for International Hook-In Day 2016, the TIGHR YouTube channel was launched. 2019. is involved in educational programs designed to increase awareness and promote the art of traditional rug hooking. The Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild was featured in a wonderful article in the September/October 2020 issue of Rug Hooking Magazine. 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. OHCG School Courses. Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild. Informal Rug Hooking Groups – Formal groups, such as ATHA, generally require membership to attend. 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. In Australia and the United Kingdom, the craft is referred to as hooky if pulling with a hook. Area Locations. 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. A heavy rug is created using wider strips, folded in half and sewn down the middle length to the backing. Executive members are elected for a two year term at the Annual General Meeting. The following rug hooking artists made the 8 rectangles and many thanks to them for creating such imaginative designs. We are Chapter #115 of Region 8 in ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists. Joyce Krueger adapted this idea to put together hooked pieces, 10 inch square, to make a hooked rug/quilt. Morris/Wautoma, Waupaca,and Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The new dates are September 14 - 17, 2022. (www.rughookingmagazine.com). Ruby Clarke. Joyce Krueger adapted this idea to put together hooked pieces, 10 inch square, to make a hooked rug/quilt. She was recently a judge for Celebrations. 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. Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild. Welcome. Locating you... Join ATHA If you are already a member, please login below to renew your membership. Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd. TIGHR is now 25 years old and still going strong- thanks to the collective support and passion of all its members. However, if you need supplies, please check out these vendors who were coming to our Hook In. "Garden of Love" - hooked and braided rug put together by Sandy Kub. Some require a small donation to cover the cost of the meeting site. took place at the History Center of Hawks Inn in Delafield, August 26th and 27th. The membership wanted a chapter that represented the entire northwest. Be sure to check times available. Check out these beautiful rugs at the website below.! Instructors from all over the US and Canada are brought in to teach at these events. Progressively more strips are packed in to fill the surface of the design. We encourage members to take part in Skype calls as a way of accessing the global techniques and projects our guild is involved with. It has two films at the moment and there are more to come. Beaconsfield, Quebec, H9W 4A7. Newsletter. This rug and other Quarantine Quilts are currently on display in the Quilt Museum until November 15, 2020. Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland & Labrador. New Brunswick Mat Registry-Registre des tapis du N.-B. The guild offers a wide variety of rug hooking classes to its members several times a year. We are also changing our email address. In addition, we provide annual scholarships, named in honor of two late members and recognized rug hooking legends. The groups listed below are open to anyone who wants to attend. They are open and will help you out! The pattern book is rumored to be wonderful! State Line Rug Hookers Guild. If you win a rug through a raffle ticket, you get to designate a food bank to receive funds. About Us. 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. Miami Valley Rug Hooking Guild ATHA chap 98. complete the construction of these purses we were to finish at our Retreat and share them. Guild members have completed sunflower squares as an Outreach Project - fun fall project! "Chair Challenge" pictures from our                Hook In 2019 ! Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild. 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. Georgetown Rug Hooking Guild (Branch 31) Norval Presbyterian Church, 499 Guelph St, Georgetown, ON . Regional styles and a preference for particular types of material developed. 2020 The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. Hook-In includes: Ohio Rug Hooking Groups & … In 1989 the group of 20 members voted to join ATHA., and established the Cream City Rug Hookers Guild. We meet monthly at the public library in Lisle, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. OHCG provides a connection to rug hooking throughout the province of Ontario and Western Quebec. We strive to promote interest in rug hooking by providing a forum to exchange ideas and information. Meeting Information: Meetings the third Sunday of each month, 12:30-5pm in various sites. Log In. LEARN MORE. 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. TBRHG also desires to become part of the community at large by means of exhibition, education and charity. The Colorado Rug and Fiber Guild was formed as Chapter 123 of the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists in June of 2010. They formed a group to hook together, and Joyce Krueger, Waukesha, WI started teaching classes. To Join The Buckeye Rug Hooking Guild Print and complete the Enrollment Form below. 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. One member, Linda Petech from Lake Geneva, WI created the logo. 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. 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. The Foxy Ladies are a traditional rug hooking guild, affiliated with ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists). The first page of the Founders’ Day programme: the document was scanned by the TIGHR Historian, Susan Feller. 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. ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists) is an international fellowship of artists that fosters individuality and diversity in rug hooking. Our very own Maddy Fraioli submitted a well researched article and put together a group of other members who hooked the carpet-bag project. Join us — learn the art of rug hooking — make new friends. Jacksonville, FL 32257. 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. 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. We are a rug hooking group based in Ottawa, Ontario with members from across the Ottawa Valley and into Western Quebec. No image is to be reproduced without consent of the individual. Brenda Waugh Malstrom. The Brandywine Rug Hooking Guild is a chapter of the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists. 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. The TIGHR executive is so pleased it has been so successful. 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. There’s a lot happening on the TIGHR Facebook members only group! 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. Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild. It is a non-profit organization whose primary goals are to maintain an environment that will promote camaraderie, creativity, and knowledge. The organization is increasingly taking advantage of cyberspace and connecting members through emerging social media platforms. The Hook In for April 23rd was cancelled. Many of her pieces have been published in books, including Celebrations. For more information, contact our Guild … Be sure to check times available. Riverside Ruggers. The organisation’s governing body is the Board, comprising members from one country who take office for three years. Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email. This rug and other Quarantine Quilts are currently on display in the Quilt Museum until November 15, 2020. Proudly created with Wix.com. The Guild meet at 10 A.M. on the 1st Thursday of every month, rotating between Mt. 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. ABOUT US. Contact Katie for more information. We’re some tickled you took the time to drop by. Chapter Number: 128. If you have never joined in this annual celebration of Rug Hooking, why not plan to attend a 2020 event near you. TIGHR The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. However, while practising social distancing to flatten the curve for the COVID-19 virus, we present the KW Rug Hooking Guild Challenge…. (Different people completed the circles.) “Hooked Rugs Today,” by Amy Oxford, showcases our Guild’s 2004 exhibit at Shelburne Museum. Join Us! On the 4th Thursday of April we host our annual Hook-In at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corners, Wisconsin. Members of this guild explore a variety of rugmaking techniques. ATHA is an international group, formed in 1979, for the purpose of encouraging the revival of traditional rug hooking. Informal gatherings allow those who cannot attend weekday Guild meetings to be with friends with similar interests. She has written articles for Rug Hooking magazine, ATHA magazine, Wool Street Journal, McGown Guild, The Beat, Aussie Rugmakers Guild and TIGHR newsletters. Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia Facebook Group of The Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia (RHGNS). 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! The home signifies where many hooked rugs are used to beautify and personalize. 2019-2021 board is based in St John’s, Newfoundland. 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. Status. It is a cream colored brick home with a red roof surrounded with a green pine tree. The Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia (RHGNS) is built on a sense of community and passion. Membership Benefits and Rates. TIGHR The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers. 2020 Events. - 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. Art Museum s a lot happening on the 4th Thursday of every month, between. 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