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Prize! One night and breakfast for two at the Lake Morey Resort

Once again, the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont has given us a prize which we will raffle off in advance of our meeting there in November 2024.  The prize is a room for one night and breakfast for two.

Tickets are available online via the Donation function of our Wild Apricot site, and will also be available at our Hook-in at Camp Meade, July 27th.

The Drawing for this will be at the end of the Camp Meade Hook-in. You do NOT need to be present to win!

Get your tickets.

May 18, 2024 Hook-in / Business Meeting / Speaker / Fine-shading Workshop

NEW!  Download a .pdf flyer about this Hook-in, Meeting and Workshop, and print it or email it to your rug hooking friends who are not members of the Green Mountain Guild.  We welcome them to join us for this fun day

Here’s the flyer:    May18Flyer   If you can print two-sided, one copy will yield 2 1/2 page flyers.  If you can’t print two-sided, print just page 1-1!

Our Spring Hook-in and Business Meeting will be May 18 at Our Lady in Randolph, VT  from 9:00 – 3:00

Coffee and tea provided.  Members are encouraged to bring their own lunch, and a snack or dessert to share.

We’ll have a Red-Cup Auction, so bring your goodies / prizes.

We’ll have two vendors:   Stephanie Allen-Krauss and Pam Bartlett.   Bring your checkbook, credit card or cash!

Sand, Sea, Boardwalk and Me by Nancy Thun

Presentor:  Nancy Thun will share her process of designing and hooking.

 

Cost to members:  FREE!

Cost to non-members:  $45  (membership is only $35 per year, so why not join?)

Registration opens March 15  at  https://gmrhg.wildapricot.org

Registration closes May 10 (the venue needs to know and so do we, so we can prepare name-tags and be sure to have enough tables, etc.)

Optional workshop:  Welcome Spring!  Fine Shading/Flowers Workshop

This workshop will focus on using value color swatches in #3, #4, or #5 cut. We will focus on shading techniques and blending values.

taught by Sandy DuCharme   www.vermontontrughookingstudio.com

Sandy says:  “I can bring wool and patterns, or you may bring a current project. If you have a cutter, you may bring that as well.”

 

 

Workshop Cost to members $45

Workshop Cost to non-members $75

Registration for the workshop will open March 15 and close May 10 or when all spaces are full.  https://gmrhg.wildapricot.org

If you choose to attend as a non-member, you do NOT have to also pay for the meeting.

Remember:  you can join for $35 and get workshop for $45!  Your membership gets you our quarterly newsletter, and free or reduced admission to other events, and you can exhibit in our upcoming show.

Four GMRHG members are in AVA Gallery exhibit in March 2024

Four GMRHG members are in this show which runs March 1- 30 at the

AVA Gallery and Art Center
11 Bank Street
Lebanon, NH 03766

603-448-3117

 

https://avagallery.org/event/form-texture/

form + texture
Contemporary Works in Fiber
March 1-March 30th

Artist Reception: Friday, March 8, 4-6 PM

 

Celebrating Women’s History Month exhibiting artists include Sarah Ashe, Breslin Bell, Shari Boraz, Rosalind Daniels, Jennifer Davey, Janet Fredericks, Susan Gaffney, Karen Henderson, Eve Jacobs-Carnahan, Mon Kaczyk, Karen Kamenetzky, McKenna Kellner, Marya Lowe, Patricia Miller, Rachel Montroy, Sharon Myers, Leslie Roth, Marcie Scudder, Nancy Sepe, Gaal Shepherd, Gail Smuda, Susan Steinbrock, Fern Strong, Dayna Talbot, and Nancy Thun. 

From the intricate tapestries of ancient civilizations to the bold contemporary works of today’s textile and fiber artists, fiber endures as a unique and versatile medium for artistic expression. Its ability to convey emotion, texture, and color while straddling the divide between art and craft makes fiber art an essential part of the artistic landscape.  

In the early 1900s, artists who had been trained in the interdisciplinary techniques of art and design at the legendary Bauhaus school, began teaching internationally, helping to introduce a new generation to fiber techniques. Bauhaus graduate Anni Albers, one of the world’s most celebrated textile artists, only enrolled in the Bauhaus’s weaving workshop in 1923, because the courses she had been more interested in– painting and stained glass– were open only to men. “Circumstances held me to threads, and they won me over,” she said in a 1982 panel discussion. Fiber art emerged within the framework of women’s liberation, civil rights, and antiwar activism. From the early 1960s to the late ’70s, fiber art became a movement. Artists — predominantly women — across Europe and the United States began experimenting with thread and fabric, often pushing materials into three-dimensional objects. Contemporary artist Sheila Hicks, a revolutionary in the fiber art genre, has lived and worked in her studio in Paris since 1964. “Today, the curators walking in the door are different,” she says, “they aren’t textile or craft experts— they are contemporary art experts.”[1]  

Fabric is linked to the body and integrated into our lives: we wear it, we sleep under it, we are wrapped up in it when we are born, and we are buried in it. By considering the weight of this, a new perspective expands; fabric and textiles are inherently conceptually complex. Fiber art has seeped into the practice of many contemporary artists, blurring the line between artistic disciplines, and incorporating assorted mediums and textural fiber materials. Today the buzzword in contemporary art might be materiality; materiality is a descriptive idea that involves the making, forming, or creating of a thing.[2] In other words, meaning is embedded into the specific materials selected while making an artwork to convey a thought or feeling. Fiber art sits comfortably within the parameters of materiality; sometimes “thread” isn’t just “thread.” It might be a metaphor to represent something larger, like a connection between the artist and the viewer– or a hopeful stitch between two conflicting nations. It might signify a mended wound, and a quilt might imply a blanket used to comfort loneliness. Fiber art can be purely aesthetic as well, distinctively a handmade work of art that is beautifully crafted. The exhibiting artists of form + texture have used brilliant colors, textures, sculpted forms, design, and materiality. Their handmade choices are aesthetically appealing, and poetic titles reveal a rich and personal visual vernacular. The exhibition is a feast for the eyes and heart.

[1] Halperin, Julia. “Fiber Art Is Finally Being Taken Seriously.” The New York Times Style Magazine, ARTS AND LETTERS, Sept. 11, 2023.
[2] De Con Cossio, Regina. “The Materiality of Art.” Sybaris, The Provocation.

Randolph Vermont Hook-In at the Red Schoolhouse

Date:  Sunday, April 21, 2024

Time:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location:  Red Schoolhouse @ VTC
46 East Randolph Commons,
Randolph Center, VT

Cost:  Suggested Minimum Donation $5

RSVP by April 14, 2024:
Bonnie Dore – 802-282-5814
bondore132@yahoo.com

What to Bring:

  • Your rug or fiber project to work on
  • Completed projects to display (optional)
  • Brown Bag Lunch
  • What is Provided:
  • Coffee & Tea

Directions to Hook-In:

  • I-89 to Exit 4 (Randolph)
  • Rt VT-66E to Randolph Center.
  • At top of hill turn right.
  • VTC buildings will be on the left.
  • At fork, turn left onto South Randolph Road.
  • Red Schoolhouse is first building on the right.
  • You have gone too far if you reach the cemetery or orchard.
  • Elevator access is two doors beyond the main entrance / stairs.

 

This is Bonnie Dore’s annual hook-in.  GMRHG is a co-sponsor of this event.

Member has a Private Show in Montpelier

Elisabeth Mazzilli is a  rug hooker located in the Mad River Valley and a member at the Front co-op in Montpelier, and a fairly recent member of GMRHG.

She writes:

I have an exclusive rug hooking show opening January 5th and running through January 28th. The Front is open Friday 4-7, Saturday and Sunday 11-5.   See more details in Events calendar.

Trichromancy: Color Divination – a show in Randolph VT

Several GMRHG members will have works in this show  February 3 through March 16 at the

Chandler Center for the Arts

71 North Main Street
Randolph, VT  05060

From the organizers:

“This show will focus on color in textile and fiber arts.

Trichromancy aims to showcase various dyeing techniques and styles, from traditional to contemporary creations. We will also display pieces that are not hand-dyed but fulfill the requirement of being a textile/fiber creation where color plays a vital role in the work.”

All’s Wool That Ends Wool – show in Montpelier

North Branch Nature Center

713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

(Regular exhibit hours 9 am – 5 pm M – F   January 12 through March 28)

About the Show:

This group show includes felting, knitting, weaving, basket making, hooked rugs, and more from fiber artists across Vermont. About half of the work is from a project organized by Kimberly Hagen to promote the use of felted wool as an attractive, sustainable, and sound dampening option for restaurant decor. The remaining work highlights the wide variety of other styles and techniques used by fiber artists in Vermont.

The felted portion of the show was funded by a 2018 grant from the American Sheep Industry Association and was previously exhibited at the Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival and the Hildene Estate in Manchester, VT.

Artists:

Alison Forest, Bradie HansenChelsea Clarke SawyerEve Jacobs-Carnahan, Jenny Brown, Jennifer DaveyKatelynn LatzKerry WoodKim Goodling, Kimberly Hagen, Kris McDermet, Laurie Curtis, Muffy GrolierNeysa RussoPamela Wilson, Robin Courtney, Sheri Schenk, Suzanne Taylor.

 

Save the Dates!

May 14-18, 2025

Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild Rug Show / School  at Sugarbush, in Warren, VT.

  1. Get this on your calendar
  2. Think about how you can help the Guild — from publicity to hanging the show,  we’ll need lots of volunteers.
  3. Watch for details in our quarterly newsletter and on this website.

Here’s a “Home Page” for the show, where all details will be added, as we refine them.

Hooked in the Mountains 2025:  a fiber arts show, with classes.

Newsletter News….

Hilary Farquhar is taking over the Newsletter, starting with the December issue.

News items, recent projects, etc. should be sent to  newsletter@gmrhg.org, which will forward to her.

Basic deadlines remain the 15th of the month prior, but we’re adjusting the publication date to the 15th of December, March, June, and September.  If you have content you want to share but can’t quite make the deadline, just drop an email to newsletter@gmrhg.org with your intentions, and she can save space for late arriving content.

Pending the voting on Saturday, November 18, Hilary will join the Board as a Member at Large, and this will give her inside access to the Guild news to share with all of you.

But the newsletter can also be YOU sharing with us….   Everyone is interested in what’s happening in other parts of the state.  Consider having someone from your local hooking group report out once or twice a year.

Barb Ackemann remains the Communications Chair and will focus on the website and improving the Wild Apricot integration.

Slate of officers voted in November 18, 2023

The following  new board members were voted in at our  meeting on November 18 at Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT.

Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild Board of Directors:

 

President:    Sharon O’Neill    2 year term

Treasurer:   Deb Campbell      2 year term

Membership: Biffie Gallant    2 year term

Education:     Sandy Grant      2 year term

At Large Member: Kris McDermet    1 year term

At Large Member: Suzanne Dirmaier    1 year term

At Large Member: Stephanie Allen-Krauss    1 year term

At Large Member: Patty Pirog      1 year term

At Large Member: Hilary Farquhar    1 year term

Remaining on board for second year of 2-year terms:

Vice President: Jen Davey

Secretary: Fern Strong

Communications: Barb Ackemann

Programs: Belinda Whipple Worth has agreed to finish out the term for Programs pending Board approval.

Highlights of our Upcoming Hook-in November 18th.

  • We’ll have a business meeting, hear from committees, and elect new board members — we have a terrific slate lined up by Sue Girouard and Davey Degraff — watch for an email on October 18th!
  • We’ll have two vendors on site:   Sandy Ducharme, and Mary Lee O’Connor.
  • We’ll have door prizes for folks who show up for the meeting.
  • We’ll have a “Red Solo Cup Auction” – which is really a multi-prize raffle — you put your tickets in the cup next to the prize you hope to win.
  • Barb Ackemann will do a demo of making a double zipper / double pouch purse using a small piece of hooking. You need to be registered for the event and send an email to barb@gmrhg.org.  The first 10 emails will be in the morning demonstration.  If there’s more interest, she’ll do another demo in the afternoon.   The demo is on the sewing / construction of the purse, not on the hooking!  She’ll have zippers and pulls available for sale for your project.
  • We’ll have a “throw down” area for show and tell of your recent projects.
  • We’ll have a nice lunch, and coffee / tea / etc. and snacks throughout the day.
  • We’ll have lots of fun!

Are you registered yet?   Do it here! Registration Deadline: November 9th.

The Resort charges us per person for the room, beverages, snacks, and lunch, and we’ve discounted that cost for members.

The event is open to guests, but we’ve priced that to actually cover our cost per person — and to encourage membership! Bring your friends.  It will be a great introduction to a great group of people.

 

Make a weekend of it…

Our Hook-in / Meeting at Lake Morey Resort is just 12 minutes away from the Rug Show at Pompanoosac Mills in East Thetford.

We have two vendors for the event, but if you need to visit Dorr Mill Store, it’s just an hour away.

Maybe you can’t do everything in one day – call the Resort 802-333-4311  and ask for the GMRHG rate  ($169 classic/$179 lakeside) and stay Friday or Saturday night – or both!

 

 

Hook-in and Business Meeting November 18

We just had a very successful weekend at the Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival and now turn our attention to the upcoming 1-day Hook-in and Business Meeting coming up next month.

This will be Saturday November 18 at the Lake Morey Inn in Fairlee, VT from 9-3.

Sandy Ducharme and Mary Lee O’Connor will be our on-site vendors so you can shop for that specific color and pattern that is missing in your stash.

We will also have our infamous “Red Solo Cup Auction”.  For those of you new to the “Red Solo Cup Auction” experience—you bring your fibery/crafty related items and we auction the goods off.  Funds raised help to offset the cost of GMRHG events and programs.  Please bring items to add to this fun-raising opportunity (and don’t forget your money).  Contact Kris McDermet (kmcdermet1@gmail.com) if you have any questions or just bring your goods to donate to the fun!

Registration is open at  https://gmrhg.wildapricot.org

$35 for members

$65 for non-members

Covers cost of the venue and includes a nice lunch.

Want to make a weekend of it?  We have a block of rooms saved at discounted prices:

$169 classic/$179 lakeside

Make your reservation and mention GMRHG:  802-333-4311

 

Zoom meeting on January 28th was recorded…

A link to the video recording of the Jan. 28th meeting is in the Member’s Only section – listed with Newsletters and Surveys.

Thank you to Sharon for facilitating the Zoom call, AND for taking the time to clean up and post the video!

 

Dad

  • Hooked by: Suzanna Brown
  • Designed by: All Ears Rugs
  • Width: 11
  • Height: 15

I had wanted to learn to hook a face, and thought what better person to start with than my Dad. I have many great pictures of him but decided on a picture of him as I most often saw him, in his barn frock and red plaid wool hat. I struggled with this rug but am now happy with the result.

Juror’s Honorable Mention at Hooked in the Mountains 2022

Playing Sea Tag

  • Hooked by: Phyllis Lawrence
  • Designed by: Phyllis Lawrence
  • Width: 26
  • Height: 18

A memory of happy times watching my grandchildren at play on a smooth stone beach, Little Cranberry Island, Maine.

Juror’s Honorable Mention at Hooked in the Mountains 2022.

For the Love of Mother Nature

  • Hooked by: Kathy Hutchins
  • Designed by: Kathy Hutchins
  • Width: 92
  • Height: 59

Mother nature had always been close to my heart, hence the inspiration for this rug. All that fills this rug, come from my surroundings where I live in Vermont.

2022 Judge’s Honorable Mention and Viewer’s Choice

The Bridge at Cushendun

  • Hooked by: Barb Ackemann
  • Designed by: Barb Ackemann
  • Width: 23.25
  • Height: 31.25
My Kilpatrick ancestors came from County Antrim. I got to see that part of Ireland in 2005 and took the photo that inspired this hooking. I started this in a class on hooking Water and Sky but didn’t get very far. When I got back to it and actually got to hooking the water it was addictive and quick. This piece was selected for Celebration 32.

2022 Jurors’ Choice for Best of Show

Brown Barn

  • Hooked by: Davey DeGraff
  • Designed by: Davey DeGraff
  • Width: 24
  • Height: 18

This is my grandfather’s red barn. But I wanted to hook a brown barn instead. That then inspired the sky color which I ended up loving!

2022 Jurors’ Choice for Best of Show

Happy to See Ewe

  • Hooked by: Mary Jo Childs
  • Designed by: Mary Jo Childs
  • Width: 66
  • Height: 25
My rug honors the sheep which produce the wool for felting and rugs, and the rural landscape that supports them. Camel’s Hump and red clover added as a nod to Vermont. All wool hand-dyed. Used #3, 4, and 6 cuts. (Thanks to Karolyn Cooper of the Distant Drumlin Blog, and Hillsboro Gin & Feed for allowing me to use their photos in my design.)

2022 Juror’s Choice for Best of Show AND Viewer’s Choice.

Scenes from the Hanging and the Opening

a video shot and edited by Barb’s husband Scott Ainslie:




And the winners are….

For the 2022 Hooked in the Mountains Rug Show we had two jurors who together selected 3 Juror’s Awards and 3 Honorable Mentions. They took a long time deciding and looked closely at every single rug! And they wished they had been allowed to honor more rugs and artists.

Note:  you can zoom in on whole page with your browser’s zoom commands or click image to open in new tab and then zoom on one image at a time.

 

Juror’s Awards

Happy to See Ewe by Mary Jo Childs

Brown Barn by Davey DeGraff

The Bridge at Cushendun by Barb Ackemann

 

Juror’s Honorable Mentions

For the Love of Mother Nature by Kathy Hutchins

Playing Sea Tag by Phyllis Lawrence

Dad by Suzanna Brown

 

Viewer’s Choice Awards

 

 

Happy to See Ewe by Mary Jo Childs

The Greys (63 Shades of Grey) – by Sandy Ducharme

Sand Sea Boardwalk and Me by Nancy Thun

Beach Perspective  – by Judy Hotchkiss

Garden Bird Trio – by Tricia Miller

Eurasian Blue Tit “Reflections” – by Sandy Ducharme

Awakening – by Kris McDermet

Green Mountain Tapestry – by Stephanie Alllen-Krauss

Perfectly Paisley – by Gail Lapierre

Vermont Portraits – by Jenn Davey

For the Love of Mother Nature  – by Kathy Hutchins

 

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Artist’s Talk with Liv Aanrud—Saturday, November 6th from 4 until 5 pm

Liv Aanrud is a textile artist who combines elements of weaving, tufting, painting and drawing to dimensional fabric paintings and installations. In her talk to the Green Mountain Hooking Guild, Liv will discuss how her work progressed from painting into textiles, and how intuition, improvisation, rhythm, and scale influence how and what she makes.

She earned her B.F.A with a painting emphasis from the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire in 2001 and an M.F.A from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2011.

Aanrud’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at New Image Art, Arvia, 1700 Naud, and TSA-LA in Los Angeles; Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe, NV, Oasis Gallery, Marquette, MI, John Davis Gallery and Pamela Salisbury Gallery in Hudson NY, and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, NYC. Her work has been shown in group exhibitions across the U.S., Taiwan, Germany, and Spain. She has an upcoming exhibition in Lillehammer, Norway.

She currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Website and video:

https://www.livaanrud.com/

https://vimeo.com/384615278

 

Registration is required (you’ll get the Zoom Link info in an email after you register)

Free for Guild Members, $5 for non-members.   Register Here!

No July Hook-in but….

The Board met and came to the conclusion that there wasn’t time to plan a Hook In for July, and that many members were busy with vacation plans and finally getting to be with grand-children.   We’ll look to schedule something in the fall.

We’re hoping your local groups are finding time and spaces to get together.

The Brattleboro Rug Social group was able to meet in our usual space for the first time last week.  It was so good to be able to be in the same space together.

We still hope people are thinking about how to Hook in Public  this summer, but the weather has been challenging!  Maybe looking into the fall will be good for that too.

We’re not far in our 251 Challenge to Hook in Public in all 251 towns in Vermont.  But please do let us know where you’ve been hooking or if you’re thinking about participating in a fair, Old Home Days, festival or other gathering.   We want more people to SEE what we do and get interested in hooking or punching.

 

Mad River Hook June 11

Quite a few of our members met at  The Mad River Fiber Mill in Waitsfield on June 11th.

Are your local groups meeting – inside or out?   Send us updates and pictures!

 

 

 

How to Incorporate Photography into your Rug Hooking Practice

An edited version of our May workshop, via Zoom is available here for those who missed it.  Thanks to Anne-Marie Littenberg for a great presentation and to Sharon O’Neill for facilitating, editing the recorded session and getting it up on our YouTube channel.




Road to Uluru

  • Hooked by: Nancy Thun
  • Designed by: Nancy Thun
  • Width: 41
  • Height: 28

Best of Show (1 of 3) at GMRHG Virtual Rug Show 2020

Venice Side Canal

  • Hooked by: Rose Raymond
  • Designed by: Rose Raymond
  • Width: 23
  • Height: 25

Best of Show (1 of 3) at GMRHG Virtual Rug Show 2020

Blue Desert

  • Hooked by: Ed O'Keeffe
  • Designed by: Ed O'Keeffe
  • Width: 23
  • Height: 34

Honorable Mention at GMRHG Virtual Rug Show 2020

Color Wheels

  • Hooked by: Beth McDermet
  • Designed by: Beth McDermet
  • Width: 22.5
  • Height: 49.5

Honrable Mention at GMRHG Virtual Rug Show 2020

Great Blue Heron

  • Hooked by: Sandy Ducharme
  • Designed by: Sandy Ducharme
  • Width: 32
  • Height: 34

Honorable Mention in Virtual Show 2020

Monarch Migration

  • Hooked by: Anne Cox
  • Designed by: Anne Cox
  • Width: 90
  • Height: 42

Best of Show (1 of 3) at GMRHG Virtual Rug Show 2020

RBG by Lynn Soule in the news…

This week’s Only in The Islands by You features the work of Champlain Islands Fiber Bee Lynn Soule of North Hero who hooked this incredible portrait of RBG in a mere three months from a painting by Florida artist Alicia Betancourt. Thank you Lynn for sharing with us all.

Ruth Bader Ginsberg
March 15, 1933 – Sept. 18, 2020

NORTH HERO – Champlain Islands Fiber Bee Lynn Soule hooked this remarkable portrait of RBG from a painting by Alicia Betancourt. Soule saw the painting at an art festival in Florida and immediately asked the artist for permission to recreate as hooked rug.

Granted permission, Soule began hooking the portrait in January of 2019. She told The Islander, “it took about three months to complete, which was quick because I was so into it.”

“It really took on a life of its own. The jewels in the crown are part of my aunt Lilyth Coates jewelry collection, sister of Joyce Chamberlain. The collar is from Jane Straiton’s grandmother and the earrings are actually lapel pins representing the Scales of Justice and Gender Equality.”

The piece will be featured in the November/December issue of Rug Hooking Magazine.

When asked what her plans are for the piece, Soule said “It is hanging in my dining room and will stay there.”

No meeting December 5th

The board determined we needed to postpone the membership meeting until January.   Watch this space for updates when things are finalized.   We did get some folks who came forward intertested in serving on the board — so that’s good news!

The Raffle Winners were Announced

The 2020 raffle ended just before out October 7 ZOOM celebration.

The winners  and (total # tickets submitted) for each prize are:

SRO Scrappy Rug One  — Dawna M  (262)

TES Tesselated Sheep — Beth M (257)

PPP Purple Rug and Pillow — Mary H  (32)

PSG  Pillow by Suzanne G — Darlene C  (143)

VSN Vermont Starry Night — Elise R (156)

WHE White Egret — Gina S (69)

SWF Summer Wild Flowers — Joyce G (29)

FSP Framed Sheep Photo — Kim A (13)

PHF Puritan Hooking Frame — Joyce G (77)

ONS Hotel Stay — Deborah K (43)

Winners were notified by text.

Board Members who donated the prizes will be in touch to arrange delivery of the prizes in the next few days.

We cleared just over $4000 in this raffle.

THANKS to all who participated!

 

October 7 GMRHG Raffle Reception via ZOOM

Join us for the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild Raffle Reception via ZOOM!
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 7th
This night would have been our opening reception of our Hooked in the Mountains 2020 Vision Show.
Although our show was canceled, we can still gather and celebrate the friendship and fellowship that we have in the Guild.  We will also be announcing the winners of our online raffle.
  • This is a “mask-arrayed”!  Wear a fun and creative mask as you sign into our reception and we will de-mask to kick off the event.
  • Dress up if you want…this is a celebration!
  • Grab a beverage of choice for toasting the Guild and our raffle winners.
  • Bring a recent rug for a quick–lightning round show and tell.
  • The raffle closes at 7:15…so keep taking chances on your favorite items!
We look forward to forward to seeing you!  You will receive the zoom link in your confirmation email.
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  • Glorious Hand Dyed Wool & Wool Yarn
  • Sari Ribbon, Silk Yarns
  • Teacher, Colorist, Beeline Distributor, Miller & Ritchie Hooks
  • A Full Spectrum of Color for All Your Projects.
  • By appointment afternoons Monday – Thursday , Friday & Saturday mornings.

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2022 Hooked in the Mountains Vendor

Online Multi-Prize Raffle opened July 1, 2020

The 2020 Online Raffle is OPEN at

https://bit.ly/rugraffle2020

Visit the site,  buy tickets and submit them for the prize or prizes of your choice.

August 30 update:  We’ve already collected $2500  from 69 individuals who have purchased 639 tickets.  The raffle remains open until October 7.

Tell your friends — include the address in emails, facebook posts, etc.

Below are links to a one-sheet with all the prizes, ticket package prices etc.,  order slips for selling to your friends,  and an ad which you can download and then send in emails to your friends.

You can also collect cash / checks from friends – but we’ll need full info from each of them.  Then send slips and checks payable to GMRHG to Barb Ackemann,  101 Washington Street, Brattleboro, VT  05301 — be sure it will reach me by October 1!

onesheet

raffle slips   (4 to a page for cash sales to your friends)

ad that will appear in Celebrations coming out in August

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