Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild 

Register Today For The GMRHG Spring Member’s Meeting

The Guild's Spring Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Old Labor Hall in Barre, VT.  The membership meeting will be held from 10:00 - 11:00am.  The rest of the day is open hooking.

Kris McDermett, Rae Harrell and Gail Lapierre have agreed to each give us a short talk on how to create 3D pieces right after lunch.

Members are welcome to bring and sell personal items that may be lightly used (no percentage taken by the guild for these sales). Show and Tell during afternoon! Bring your own lunch and bring a snack to share for morning or afternoon. We will provide coffee and hot water for tea. 

Click here for more details and to register.

Featured Artists and Workshops Announced for the 2016 Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show and Fiber Art Exhibition

We are pleased to announce the Featured Artists for the 2016 Rug Show being held October 19-23, 2016 at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT.

Plans are progressing well for the Show.   The Vendor Area is sold out and Committees are forming to plan every aspect of the Show.  

Our 2016 Featured Artists:

Davey DeGraff, Hinesburg, VT

Liz Alpert Fay, Sandy Hook, CT

Jackye Hanson, Scarborough, ME

 

Workshops:

In addition, there is a wonderful selection of workshops scheduled.   Plan to take a three-day or one-day workshop with your favorite teachers.   Whether you are a traditional rug hooker, use a punch needle, want to hone you dye skills or try needle felting, there's a workshop for you!   For more information on the workshops see the 2016 Rug Show tab on the left or visit:  www.hookedinthemountainsworkshops.com

Upcoming events

16 Apr 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Old Labor Hall, Barre, VT
05 Jun 2016 (EDT) • Brattleboro, VT
29 Jul 2016 8:30 AM (EDT) • Holiday Inn, Rutland, VT
19 Oct 2016 (EDT) • Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT

2016 Raffle Rug Is Underway!

This is a 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. 

Raffle Tickets go on sale March 1, 2016 on the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild website and will be for sale at the Tinmouth Hook In Feb. 6th in
Tinmouth.  Come take a look during the Hook In.

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 will be 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 will be approximately 3 feet 10 inches by 6 feet 11 inches.

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Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the fine art of rug hooking.  For more information Click here to contact our Guild President Jennifer Davey. 

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