Burlington Rug Hooking Guild

Philosophy and Objectives

  • To promote and develop Traditional Rug Hooking.
  • To provide opportunities to exchange ideas and information.
  • To encourage excellence of craftsmanship.
  • To experiment with various techniques and materials.
  • To promote traditional rug hooking within the community.
  • To make connections with other rug hooking artists.
  • To have fun!
Pam's quartet of ladybug coasters
Pam’s quartet of ladybug coasters

Facilities

The Guild has access to a spacious well-lit studio within the  Art Gallery of Burlington.  This studio is  located on the second floor and is wheel chair accessible.  The studio is equipped with a Kitchen; Dyeing facilities; library; cutters, materials, etc.

Carol, working on a classic pair of rugs
Carol, working on a classic pair of rugs

Meetings

  • General Meeting – First Tuesday of the month, September to June.

These meeting may also include a guest speaker, slide show,

demonstrations or an exchange of ideas.

  • Guild afternoons – Each Thursday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Guild evenings – Each Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
  • Executive meetings – Third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
Meg's Lawren Harris-inspired hooking
Meg’s Lawren Harris-inspired hooking

Membership Fee (2015)

  • Individual …………………….  $25 per year

Guild members must also be members of the Art Gallery of Burlington

For all membership inquiries contact Sue Waddington – suewadd@gmail.com

The Guild is a branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild (OHCG). Membership in the OHCG is open to all interested in traditional rug hooking.  OHCG holds an Annual Meeting each spring in various cities throughout Ontario.

Click here to link to OHCG .

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