Tag Archives: Rugs

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Blues

Winter Blues

Lise Merchant is a certified rug hooking teacher from the Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School, specializing in the stain glass technique.Winter Blues is not only a tranquil winter scene but an exercise in transferring the stained glass effect to a hooked rug. Quite a challenge, but not impossible. To mimic the effect of stained glass […]