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Spotlight Exhibits

for Rug Hooking Week 2019

New this year ---- Spotlight Groups! We have invited 2 groups to set up booths with collections of their work & share their creativity through demonstrations. Come meet the members, “network” & see their art!

Northwest Ohio Rug Hookrafters Guild

Founded in 1973, these talented members have a diverse & eclectic mix of rug hooking styles. They are generally from NW Ohio, but some are from Indiana & Michigan. The majority of the year, they meet at Sauder Village on the first Wednesday of the month. This group has been very active in all aspects of RHW since the very 1st year.


Ottawa Olde Forge Rug Hooking

Established over 40 years ago & based in Ottawa, Ontario -- Canada’s capital, members span the Ottawa Valley & Western Quebec. Olde Forgers regularly come together for hooking, friendship & fun. The talent in the group is remarkable & reflected in a diversity of styles & techniques ranging from traditional rug hooking to punch needle & beyond.