Cindi Gay Rug Hooking

I started my website in 2001 with beginners in mind. Since I had just started rug hooking, I was very aware about how hard it was to find information. The website includes an online store where you can purchase wool, red dot, my rughooking patterns and other rug hooking supplies. My current project (and probably for the next few years) is a room sized rug. I started posting about the rug from the first day, […]

Fiddlehead Finery

This is DeEtta Beebe Gilland and this is her passion…fabrics and textiles. She takes rug hooking in a unique direction, combining primitive and folk art styles with contemporary flair. She’s only recently recognized the artist within herself and loves helping cultivate the art in others…like you! To that end, she’s now pursuing her McGown certification. Join her for a class, weekly hook-in or monthly gathering. Fabrics and textiles are her preferred medium and her simple […]

Fluff & Peachy Bean Designs

The site for original hand drawn whimsical patterns with a variety of categories such as   Whimsical Critters Fishing Around Birds of A Feather Pretties Purses Cats & Dogs Blessings & inspiration & so much more. There is scrumptious hand dyed wool in a full spectrum of the rainbow & hand dyed silk along with one of a kind Hand Turned Needle Cases by a local Vermont Artist. Adapttions & custom designs along with custom […]

Folk and Fiber

Ohio fiber artist, Sally Van Nuys, loves to keep the past alive in her life. In the 1980s, as an antiques dealer and paint artist, Sally has acquired antique treasures from long ago, including pieces bearing old paint and a few hooked rugs. Sally began rug hooking in 1999 and immediately began designing and selling her own patterns. She teaches rug hooking classes in her home studio and offers workshops and trunk shows to shops […]

McGown Teachers’ Workshop

Ever wondered what it takes to become an accredited McGown Teacher?  You can review the requirements on the McGown Teachers’ Workshop website.  There are several workshops held throughout the year around the country.  These workshops are where the best rug hooking teachers go to polish not only their rug hooking skills, but their teaching skills as well. The site includes a directory of certified teachers.   *THIS WEBSITE IS NO LONGER LIVE.

Quoddy Loopers

The Quoddy Loopers come from St Andrews, St Stephen and St George, three of the communities in the “Quoddy Loop”, which includes communities in Charlotte County, New Brunswick and Maine that surround the marvellous Bay of Fundy. There is a standing invitation to others to join our little group; we meet Wednesday evenings at the Catholic Church of St Andrew lower hall, through winter and summer, unless a scheduling conflict arises. These are rare. Generally, […]

Rug Hooking Magazine

Come see the Online Edition of Rug Hooking Magazine! Find inspiration from the works of other hookers in the “From Our Readers” section. Make connections with other hookers in your area by attending events and gatherings you can find in our online listing. Shop for books, back issues and subscribe to the print edition. Print gift certificates. Also see what’s in our latest issue, and find links to sources for all of your rug hooking […]

Sauder Village

Please join me for the 15th Annual Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village! Whether you come to see the exhibit of 300-600 rugs, shop at over a dozen vendor booths, attend one or more of the 22 classes or visit the historic village, you will enjoy a time of fun, friendship, relaxation, education, and inspiration! Editor’s Note: Be sure to get your name on the mailing list. Sauder Village will send out a postcard, usually […]

Shabby Sheep Wool

Beautiful hand dyed wool at a great price. I tend to lean towards the brighter colors now, but I always keep Karen Kahle’s colors in stock too. And many other soft primitive colors in solids and textures. I have had customers say they can’t even cut the spot dyed wool to hook with it, because it’s so pretty! And a portion of my sales goes to the American Cancer Society. (I am a recent breast […]