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Viewer’s Choice Announced at XVIII Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show and Fiber Arts Exhibition

Hundreds of rugs and 3-D fiber art pieces were on display at the XVIII Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show and Fiber Arts Exhibition.   After all the votes were counted, the following winners for Viewer’s Choice were announced (in no particular order).


The Guardian by Dana Psoinas


Spirit of the Lake by Sandra Grant


Heather Hill by Nancy Thun


Mirror Mirror by Nancy Thun


Hawk Eye by Sandra Grant


Dream Garden by Emmy Robertson


Coriolus by Anne Cox


Beyond the Bridge by Reggie Price


Belgians and Berners by Barbie Beck-Wilczek


Aborigina patterns by Liz Guth
Aboriginal Patterns by Liz Guth



Scholarship Winners 2015 – 2016

Each year two scholarships are awarded to Guild members.  Read about the awards and the people they honor in our Members Only section.

Patty Yoder Scholarship winners for 2016:

  • KC Carr
  • Lauri Troutman

Anne Ashworth Scholarship  winners for 2015 and 2016:

  • Bethany Thompson
  • Leah Karo


2016 Raffle Rug

raffle-rug-finishedThis is the raffle rug for the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild’s Hooked in the Mountains XVIII Rug Show at the Champlain Valley Expo Center in Essex, Vermont, October 19-23

The following rug hooking artists made the 8 rectangles and many thanks to them for creating such imaginative designs.  They donated their pieces to the guild several years ago.  The 8 rectangles had been part of the Circus Train Exhibit at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT.
Joanne Millen
John Woodard
Susan Gingas
Anne Marie Littenberg
Polly Alexander
Debra Boudrieau
Kim Dubay
Judith Osler Phillips
Each rectangle has been surrounded with braid, then joined together with a hooked border on the top and bottom and finished off with 2-3 more rows of braid.
The overall size is approximately 3 feet 10 inches by 6 feet 11 inches.


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