Members' websites & blogs

Rug hooking groups & guilds

Ontario – Ontario Hooking Craft Guild (OHCG) Area 1 For contact details on the following Area 1 branches, contact the Area 1
representative, Ti Seymour, or consult the OHCG list. Canada International

Suppliers & Vendors

 
For a list of suppliers and hooking equipment vendors, visit our Suppliers page.

Instructors

Tina Cole — Consecon/Picton, ON
Ingrid Hieronimus — Kitchener/Waterloo, ON
Cathy Ivory — Merrickville, ON
Karen Kaiser — Belleville, ON
Wanda Kerr — Wiarton, ON
Martina Lesar — Caledon, ON
Karen D. Miller — Orleans, ON
Loretta Moore — Godfrey, ON
Carol Shewan — Westport, ON
Simone Vojvodin — Grand Bend, ON

Schools

OHCG Fall School
OHCG’s rug hooking school held annually in the fall.

St Lawrence College, Fibre Arts Program in Traditional Rug Hooking
Instructor and program coordinator: Laura Boszormeny

Trent School of Rug Hooking 
Mission is to provide an independent school, promoting traditional rug hooking in Canada in an environment that encourages learning and friendship.
The contact is Cindy Fridenberg. See their Facebook page or write to them at info@schoolofrughooking.ca 

The Prairie Harvest Rug School
Note that the 2019 rug school includes Pam Langdon, teaching a course on Maud Lewis.

Hooking Blogs &
Newsletters

Canada

Nova Scotia

Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio blog (Deanne Fitzpatrick, Nova Scotia)
https://hookingrugs.wordpress.com/

Encompassing Designs (Christine Little, Nova Scotia):
http://www.encompassingdesigns.com/blog

Laura Kenney Rugs (Laura Kenney, Nova Scotia)
https://laurakenneyhandhookedrugs.blogspot.com

New Brunswick

Patricia Winans Designs blog (Patricia Winans, New Brunswick) (inactive since 2014)
http://patriciawinansdesigns.blogspot.com

Quebec
 
Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild blog (Quebec) https://beaconsfieldrughooking.blogspot.com
 
Blogue de la Guilde de tapisserie au crochet de Beaconsfield (Quebec) href=”https://beaconsfieldrughooking-fr.blogspot.com
 
Les Tapissiers de Saint-Henri / Saint-Henri Rug Hookers (Quebec) http://tapissthenrirugs.blogspot.com
 
Ontario
 
Artworks (Karen Kaiser, Ontario) http://karenkaiser.blogspot.com
 
Fish Eye Rugs (Jen Manuell, Ontario) (last entry was 2014) http://fisheyerugs.blogspot.com
 
Hooked on the Lake (Loretta Moore, Ontario) https://hookedonthelake.wordpress.com
 
Martina Lesar Hooked Rug Studio blog (Martina Lesar, Ontario) https://martinalesar.com/blog
 
Northumberland Rug Hookers (Ontario) http://northumberlandrughookers.blogspot.com
 
Sunshine Rughooking (Elizabeth Martel, Ontario) https://sunshinerughooking.com
 
WandaWorks (Wanda Kerr, Ontario) http://wandaworksinwiarton.blogspot.com
 
Willow Creek Rug Hooking blog (Carol Shewan, Ontario) https://willowcreekrughooking.com/index.php/blogs
Saskatchewan
 
JLT Studios blog (Jean Ottosen, Saskatchewan)
https://jeanottosen.ca/blog
 
British Columbia
 
Michelle Sirois Silver blog (Michelle Sirois Silver, British Columbia)
https://www.michellesirois-silver.com/blog

World

Rughooking Australia (Australian Rugmakers Guild)

An inspiring website from Multicolores, a women’s rug hooking cooperative in Guratemala
http://multicolores.org

Ali Strebel Designs blog (Ali Strebel, Ohio)
 
Anita Hooks Rugs (Anita White, Kansas)
 
Art Rugs and Designs (April DeConick, Texas)
 
ArtWools Studio blog (Susan Feller, West Virginia)
 
Cindi Gay Rug Hooking (Cindi Gay, Ohio)
 
Excessive Compulsive Sewing and Rug Hooking (Sylvia Gauthier, Wyoming)
 
Green Mountain Hooked Rugs (various contributors, Vermont)
 
Hooking with Yarn (Judy Taylor, Washington state)
 
Laura’s Loop (Laura Pierce, California)
 
In the Studio and Elsewhere (Lori Laberge, North Carolina) (ceased November 2018)  
Mary Jane’s Rugs (Mary Jane Peabody, New Hampshire)
 
Merry Hooker Woolens (Marita Friedman, California) (blog inactive since 2014)
 
The Middle Sister (Gayle Burton, Utah)
 
Northwest Folk Design (Marijo Taylor, Oregon) (blog inactive since 2017)
 
The Old Tattered Flag (Julie Thomas, New York state)
 
The Paisley Studio (Sarah McNamara, New York state)
 
Primitive Spirit (Karen Kahle, Oregon)
 
Rug Hooking with Janice Lee (Janice Lee, Nebraska) (blog inactive since 2017)
 
Seaside Rug Hooking (Laura Kenyon & Debra Walland, Rhode Island)
 
Spruce Ridge Studios (Kris Miller, Michigan)
 
Woodland Junction (Saundra Porter, Delaware)
 
Woolly Mammoth Woolens (Michele Phillips, New York state)