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Questions about 2021 Rug Hooking Week?

We look forward to your visit to Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Call 800.590.9755 or email

 Is this your 1st time at Rug Hooking Week?…

We’re the largest annual rug hooking event in the United States & Canada. Each year, thousands of artists and visitors gather in northwest Ohio to view our gallery style Exhibit which features 500 - 800 pieces (plus more than 250 pieces displayed by our vendors), take classes (over 30 offered….Retreats – 3 to 4 days & Workshops from Evening to 2 day) taught by outstanding teachers from around the country & Canada in a wide variety of topics, techniques, and skill levels, & shop our fabulous Vendors, their booths are packed with new & creative supplies & merchandise. Besides, rug hooking….Did you know that we offer awards, classes, exhibits & vendors in other textile art mediums, such as: braiding, proddy, punch needle, quilling/standing wool, wool applique, etc.

If you have questions about: the best days to attend, classes, exhibits, vendors, or activities… Does your group have a project, challenge, or collection of rugs that you would like to submit to the exhibit?... Would your group like to send a representative(s) or flyers?... Contact: Kathy Wright 513-757-4144 or 

Once you arrive at Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village, everything is within walking distance: Exhibit, Vendors, Classes, Restaurants, Shops & Lodging. Historic Village & Craftsman…. are not to be missed! Be sure to visit the new 1920s Main Street too!

For directions and transportation to Sauder Village follow this link: Directions and Transportation


Come join us & network with thousands of fellow artists from more than 40 states, Canada, and internationally too, in the beautiful setting of a historic village.



For Teaching, Vending, Book Signings & Exhibits - contact Kathy Wright at or 513-757-4144.
For Retreat & Workshop information & availability - contact Deb Ridgway at or 800-590-9755, ext 3076.


Returning Vendors – We’ll be bringing back some of your favorite vendors, you can count on it!

New Vendors – Each year we invite a group of new vendors, to surprise & delight you!

Vendors are carefully selected from all over the country & Canada. They offer a wide variety of rug hooking supplies, equipment, other textile art supplies, and other creative goodies. So it will be fun & exciting --- Come shop & stock up!

Sauder Village is honored to host this exciting annual rug hooking event, and appreciates your support and participation to ensure the continuation and celebration of this traditional art form.
Follow this link to explore more about Historic Sauder Village.

For over 40 years, Sauder Village has offered guests experiences rich in history, hospitality, creativity, and fun. Our living history museum preserves the stories of the past and features artisans of traditional American crafts, making Sauder Village an ideal venue for a week of rug hooking activity. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Sauder Village relies on support from admissions, retail sales, and donations to sustain the mission, as well as the attendance and involvement of our members and volunteers.