It's Time to Start Registering Your Rugs!
Rug registration is now available for Hooked in the Mountains XVII being held October 15-19, 2014 at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT. Easy on-line registration is once again available to Guild Members. Click here for instructions on how to register your rug.
Raffle Tickets on Sale for the XVII Hooked in the Mountains Raffle Rug
The raffle rug for the Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show is finished. Special thanks to Sue Longchamps for taking the lead on designing and creating this year's rug!
We are raffling off this beautiful rug designed and hooked by GMRHG Members. The "Autumn Leaves" rug is a colorful piece and shows off beautiful fall colors!
On-line raffle ticket purchases are sold in increments of $5.00. The drawing for the rug will be held on Sunday, October 19th at the XVII Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show. Meeting. You need not be present to win.
Only 2000 tickets will be sold so buy your tickets now!
Sue Longchamps holding this year's raffle rug
The Countdown is Underway for the 2014 Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show
"Meet Me At the Fair!" October 15-19, 2014 as the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild presents its 17th Rug Exhibition.
This year's new venue, the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT offers 20,000 square feet of exhibition and classroom space that will feature some 450 rugs, 20 vendors, a variety of workshops and demonstrations.
Featured artists include: Peg Irish, Rachelle Leblanc , and Roslyn Logsdon . And, new this year, we have a featured vendor, Stephanie Allen-Krauss, Green Mountain Hooked Rugs.
Members can join in the fun by participating in one of three mat challenges, all with a fair theme. Be creative hooking a Ferris Wheel Car, collaborate on a "Face in a Hole" cut-out, or be whimsical with a Carousel Figure. All to be displayed throughout the exhibits.
It's fall foliage season in Vermont. Plan on coming for an extended period. Take a class, enjoy the exhibits and participate in one of the many demonstrations going on throughout the Show.
For more information on the featured artists and the mat challenges click on 2014 Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show tab.
Volunteer Website Coordinator Needed!
The Guild is looking for a volunteer to take over the coordination and maintenance of the Guild's website.
The website is in need of a "new look" and we know there is a creative member out there with the skills to take on the job! It's the perfect opportunity to put your "signature" on a new look, while giving back your time as a volunteer to the Guild.
Please contact the Guild's President Kathy Sweeten if you are interested or would like more information.