Category Archives: Rug Hooking

Graffiti is the word

Graffiti is the word

It’s very exciting for me to share with you the results of the fun filled Ontario Rug Hooking Guild’s annual meeting and conference held April 2015 in London, Ontario. It’s always a very productive and unifying time when members of the board and teacher’s branch meet and everyone gathers for the annual dinner. Kathryn Taylor […]

Hooking an Iris Trivet

Hooking an Iris Trivet

Gardens, springtime and the colour blue are all some of my favourite things. Irises are my favourite flower. I like the contrast between the architectural leaves and those flouncy, frilly flowers. It has leaves like swords and flowers like prom dresses. Read more in our Spring 2016 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by […]

Cookies and Cocoa Cushion Cover

Cookies and Cocoa Cushion Cover

After a busy day of winter activities, what is more inviting than a warm cup of hot chocolate and some homemade chocolate chip cookies?? Get that ‘inviting feeling’ all season long with this cute cushion featuring felted wool, buttons and punchneedle embroidery. Read more in our Winter 2016 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed […]

Hook A Mola!

Hook A Mola! - option 1
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] [columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] If you love bright colours and want to have fun, why not hook a “mola”? Molas are colourful panels that include various types of appliqué and often have added embroidery, traditionally made by the Kuna Indians. The Kuna Indians live in palm-thatched wooden huts with sand floors. […]

Tandem: the present and the past together – part 3

Tapis Rug 1800-1850
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] The Fibre Report with Joe Lewis Working with Denis Longchamps, publisher and editor of the Cahiers métiers d’art ::: Craft Journal and curator on the exhibition Tapis Crochetés / Hooked Rugs January 16th – April 13th, 2008, Judith Penny Burton presented the work of four contemporary artists working in this […]

Ontario Hooking Craft Guild

Upper Toronto Branch Ontario Hooking Craft Guild Members

the guilded edge The Upper Toronto Branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild held a Hook In on February 7, 2009. For the hook in, we all hooked our interpretations of two Ontario House styles, the gothic cottage and the distinctively Toronto Bay ‘n’ Gable. The rugs are all wonderfully different. We also enjoyed an […]

Woolly Canadian Mementoes for Pan/Parapan Am Games 2015

Pan Am Games 2015 hooked rug 1
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] The Ontario Hooking Craft Guild (OHCG) members have been busy making rugs for each of the 41 countries participating in the Pan/Parapan Am Games in Toronto this summer. It was a news article about the 2000 Pan Am Games, where the Native Women of Manitoba and Saskatchewan had sewn ‘Star […]