rug hooking FAQ Part 2

rug hooking FAQ Part 2

Post by DEBORAH MERRI » Sat, 16 Jul 1994 01:23:05

Part 2 of 2
Last modified: 13 July 1994
Expires: 20 August 1994
keywords: FAQ, crafts, textiles, rugs, hooked, books, suppliers,
guilds, schools, care, cleaning, restoration

Part 1
I.    Introduction
      (a) Copyright Notice
      (b) Introduction
      (c) How To Retrieve This Document
      (d) Other Computer Resources
      (e) Acknowledgements
      (f) Change Log
II.   Description of Traditional Rug Hooking
III.  Tips on Rug Cleaning, Care, and Restoration
IV.   Annotated Bibliography
Part 2
V.    A ***'s Address Book: publishers, suppliers, guilds,
     schools, and museums



This compilation is Copyright (C) 1994 by Deborah Merriam.

It may be freely redistributed in its entirety provided that all
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archival of this document would be appreciated.

The information in this document is made available AS IS. No
warranty is made about its correctness or completeness.

Nothing in this article represents the views of Dalhousie

The FAQ-maintainer (Deborah Merriam) does not receive any
financial gain or monetary remuneration from the distribution of
this document.


This document was born out of my fascination with this historic
art form, and my frustration in trying to learn to hook without a
teacher. I hope it will help other novices get started without
having to reinvent the wheel. I also hope this document will be a
valuable resource for veteran ***s who are trying to find a
rare material or the perfect design.

I'm no expert, just an enthusiastic beginner - so if you have any
additions, corrections, or suggestions for improvement to this

(until the end of August). Future versions of this document will
benefit from your wisdom! Please let me know how you wish to
appear in the Acknowledgements (by name only, name and email,
name and city, name and snail-mail, or some combination of the

Happy hooking! =)          Deborah Merriam


Please check the "Expires" date at the beginning of this
document. Has it passed? If so, chances are good that some
information listed here is out of date.

The current version of this compilation is posted to the Usenet
rec.crafts.textiles and rec.crafts.misc newsgroups monthly, on or
near the 10th of each month. You can obtain a copy via e-mail by

Please note that this is a temporary address; by the end of
August, I expect I'll have settled into a new account at another

You can also get a copy of the current version from the gopher and
anonymous FTP sites maintained by the P.E.I. Crafts Council. For
more information than given here, please e-mail Peter Rukavina,

Here's the information Peter gave me on how to find the document
(it worked fine for me).

(1) By Anonymous FTP

Users can connect by anonymous FTP to ""
and look in the pub/rughooking directory for the two files
FAQ.part1.Z and FAQ.part2.Z which are compressed versions of the
two parts of the FAQ.  The URLs are thus:

Please try to restrict FTP access to after business hours (9 a.m.
to 5 p.m., Atlantic Time), if possible; they have a slow machine
and a slow Internet connection.

(2) By Gopher

Users can point their gopher clients at "gopher.crafts-" and then select "Other crafts-related information"
and then "Rug Hooking: Frequently Asked Questions."  The URLs are


I will eventually be submitting this document to the *.answers
moderators, and making arrangements for its archival on more
anonymous FTP sites. Stay tuned for further developments!


DISCLAIMER: This list is not an endor***t on my part, I don't
work for any of these folks, and I'm not doing this for profit. I
cannot accept any responsibility for what these people may or may
not do with your hard-earned money; all risks are yours.
.. That said, it's my hope that this list will help you get in
touch with the experts, suppliers, teachers, and designers you
want to find. Remember to include a self-addressed stamped
business-size envelope with your enquiries. The list isn't
complete, so please let me know of any omissions, closures,


Booksplus of Maine, P.O. Box 328, Lewiston, ME 04243.

Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 201 East 50th St., New York, NY 10022.

Dover Publications, Inc., 31 East 2nd St., Mineola, NY 11501. To
request a catalogue, write to Dept. 23 and indicate your area of
interest (crafts and needlework, design, etc.). Many of the
designs they publish for other crafts are readily adaptable for
use in rug hooking.

Green Mountain Rug School, RD 1, Box 358, Randolf Center, VT

Lescarbot Publications, PO Box 237, Yarmouth, NS, B5A 4B2

Rug Hooking magazine, PO Box 15760, Harrisburg, PA 17015. Phone:

Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 77 Lower Valley Rd., Atglen, PA 19310.
Phone: (610)-593-1777.

Stackpole Books, 5067 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
Phone: (717)-796-0411.

Sterling Publishing Co., 387 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016

Taunton Press, 63 S. Main St., Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470-5506.

Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 450 West 33rd St., New York, NY


(These are compiled from a number of sources, including Rug
Hooking magazine, Basic Rug Hooking, Country Rugs, Hooked Rugs:
An American Folk Art, and The Rug Hook Book. I've divided them
by region, and listed them alphabetically by company name.
Unless otherwise noted, they sell everything you need or I
have no further info. Anyplace that sells patterns will usually
also sell kits.)


Bonnie's Rug Hooking Haven, 199 Sunnyvale Cres., Lower Sackville,
NS, B4E 2S9. Phone: (902)-864-1375.

The Burlap Room (Shirley Poole), 46 Little Lake Dr., Barrie, ON,
L4M 4Y8. Phone: (705)-726-8516.

EHB Designs, 132 Rosedale Valley Rd., Toronto, ON, M4W 1P7.
Phone: (416)-964-0634. Dyes.

Filature Lemieux Inc., PO Box 250, St. Ephrem, Beause S., PQ, G0M
1R0. Phone: (418)-484-2169. Fax: (418)-484-5561. 100% wool yarns.

Hands Across Time Rug Hooking Supplies, RR 4, Box 349, Amherst, NS,
B4H 3Y2. Phone: (902)-661-3727. Shop hours by appointment or
chance; call ahead and get directions. Custom dyeing, patterns, and
everything else you need for hooking.

Barbara Jess, 19 Highland Ave., Yarmouth, NS, B5A 2A3. Cushing
colour samples on wool.

Majic Carpet Dyes, 205 Locke St. South, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4B5.
Phone: (905)-522-8669.

Moraff's Yarns and Crafts, 752 Victoria Rd., Sydney, NS, B1N 1J6.
Phone: 564-8339; 1-800-463-YARN (9276). Supplies for rug hooking
and many other crafts.

The Needle Nut, 100 Kent St., C***tetown, PEI, C1A 1M9. Phone:

Quilters Delight and Bayswater Leather & Crafts, 5 Central Ave.,
Halifax, NS, B3N 2H2. Phone: (902)-443-4902.

Rags To Rugs Craft Shoppe, PO Box 1812, Pictou, NS, B0K 1HO.
Phone: (902)-485-6060.

Rittermere-Hurst-Field, PO Box 487, Aurora, ON, L4G 3L6. Phone:
(905)-773-2633. In Canada, 1-800-233-9055.

Spruce Top Rug Hooking Studios, 255 West Main St., Mahone Bay,
NS, B0J 2E0. Phone: (902)-624-9312. Hook-ins every Saturday.

The Wool Winder, RR #1, Manilla, ON, K0M 2J0. Phone:

Yesteryear's Rug Hooking Studio, RR #1, Meaford, ON, N4L 1W5.
Phone: (519)-538-2425.


King's Wool Centres, 50 South Road, Bourne, Lincs, PE10 0DX.
Rugmaking wool yarns and backing fabrics.


Bar-B Woolies, 5308 Roeding Road, Hughson, CA 95326. Phone:
(209)-883-0833. Hand-dyed yarns.

Frederick J. Fawcett, Inc., 1304 Scott St., Petaluma, CA 94954.
Phone: (707)-762-3362. Linens.

Gloria E. Crouse, 4325 John Luhr Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506.
Phone: (206)-491-1980

Dream Works, Inc., 8711 192nd St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98290. Phone:
1-800-524-2976 or (206)-668-8297. Fax: (206)-668-3956. Specialty

Gloria Grey, 4877 Ashworth Rd., Mariposa, CA 95338. Phone: (209)-
966-5888. Dye spoons.

Jane Olson Rug Studio, PO Box 351, Hawthorne, CA 90250. Phone:
(310)-643-5902; also, 5400 W. 119th St., Inglewood, CA 90304.
Books, swatches, patterns.

Anne Jeter, 6765 Continental Circle, Salem, OR 97306-1485. Phone:

Lib Callaway Patterns, 541 Saint George Rd., Danville, CA 94583.

Judy Long, 3209 Erwin Dr., Plano, TX 75074. Phone: (214)-423-8312.

Miller Rug Hooking (Nancy Miller), 2251 Ralston Rd., Sacramento,
CA 95821. Phone: (916)-925-8017.

Rocky Mountain Rug Crafts, PO Box 649, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.
Phone: 1-800-331-5213.

Rumpelstiltskin's, 20360 NW Philips Rd., Hillsboro, OR 97124.
Electric and hand speed needles.

Sarah Shevett, 6031 Bear River Rd., Ferndale, CA 95536.
Homegrown, handspun yarns.

Victorian Video Productions, PO Box 1540, Colfax, CA 95713.
Phone: (800)-848-0284. Videos.

Way Out West, PO Box 3094, Dept RH, Carlsbad, CA 92009. Phone:
(619)-929-0870, (800)-326-8479. Rug Hugger rug hangers.


The Blue Door (Jean Tynan), 18585 38th Avenue N., Plymouth, MN

Burlap 'N Rags, 52 Courtland St., Rockford, MI 49341. Phone:

carijarts - Janet Carija Brandt, 2136 Silver Lane Dr.,
Indianapolis, IN 46203. Phone: (317)-352-0059. Patterns.

Country Cat Loom, 4953 North Ardmore, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217.
Phone: (414)-332-7798. Hand-dyed wool.

Crafts At Bluffton, 2572 Village Rd., Decorah, IA 52101. Phone:
(319)-753-5533. Yarns.

Davidson's Old Mill Yarn, PO Box 8R, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827.
Phone: (517)-663-2711. Wool yarns and mill ends.

DKS Designs, PO Box 202, Mt. Calvary, WI 53057-0202.

Dotti Ebi, 501 Kingsbury, Dearborn, MI 48128. Dyeing booklet.

Emma Lou's Hooked Rugs, 8643 Hiawatha Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114.
Phone: (816)-444-1777.

Ewe, Me & Co., 107 E. Main St., Northville, MI 48167. Phone:

Ginny's Gems (***ia Hildebrant, Cam-syl Designs), 5167
Robinhood Dr., Willoughby, OH 44094. Patterns and dyes.

Gruber's Market, 1 Main St., Genola, MN 56364. Phone:
(612)-468-6435. Lap hoop frame.

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, PO Box 1970, Dearborn,
MI 48121. Edward frost patterns.

Hooked On Rugs (Beth Sekerka), 44492 Midway Dr., Movi, MI 48375.

Hooks & Hues (Roslyn Tanquary), 2296 SW Country Line Rd., Benton,
KS 67017. Phone: (316)-744-0185.

Little Shop Of Floors, P.O. Box 83, New Ulm, MN 56073. Phone:
(507)-354-8844. Monk's cloth, rug latex.

Meadows Wool Wash, Inc., Rt.1 Box 110, Dalbo, MN 55017. Phone:
(612)-389-5053. Mild herbal soap for woolens.

Morton House Primitives (Kathy Morton), 9860 Crestwood Terrace,
Eden Prairie, MN 55347. Phone: (612)-934-0966. Patterns.

Oak Spring Publications, 1000 Benson Lane, Green Oaks, IL 60048.
Phone: (708)-816-5969. Rug ***s Data Sheets for recording all
aspects of planning and hooking your rugs.

One Of A Kind (Cindy Hartman), 7240 Mystic Drive, Hudson, OH 44236.
Phone: (216)-653-9730. Patterns.

Penny Rugs and Runners, PO Box 105345, Dept. RH, Jefferson City,
MO 65110.

Prairie Craft House, RR 2 Box 172, Knoxville IL 61448. Phone:

Wool Works, Plus, Sue and Bob Baker, 1246 Oak Ridge Dr., South
Bend, IN 46617. Phone: (219)-234-2587.

The White House, 92 E. Oak St., Zionsville, IN 46077. Phone:

Raedean Windish, 1215 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL 62702. Phone:


Anderson Handcrafted Products, Star Route Box 87A, Leonardtown,
MD 20650. Rug hooking frames.

Kathryn Angauer, 4208 Everett St., Kensington, MD 20895. Phone:

Mary Sheppard Burton, 21600 Davis Mill Rd., Germantown, MD 20874.

Connie Charleson, 9920 Weiskopf Dr., New Port Richey, FL 34655.
Phone: (813)-372-1010. Hand-dyed wools, dye manual.

Doublejays Rug Studio, 1199 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC
29464. Phone: (803)-884-7082.

Ellen Femiano, 6052 Cedar Wood Dr., Columbia, MD 21044. Phone:
(410)-997-0145. Dyeing booklet.

Forestheart Studio, 200 South Main St., Box 112, Woodsboro, MD
21798. Phone: (301)-845-4447.

Nancy Greenberg, 25 Spring Cove Court, Arden, NC 28704

Harry M. Fraser Co., R&R Machine Co., Inc., Rt. 3, Box 254,
433 Duggins Road, Stoneville, NC 27048. Phone: (919)-573-9830.  

Marguerite J. Hastings, 812 Western Run Rd.,***eysville, MD
21030. Phone: (410)-584-2550.

Lancaster Rug Hooking Co., 102 Hamilton Ave., PO Box 553,
Lancaster, KY 40444. Phone: (606)-792-4536 or (606)-792-6545.

Little Quilts, 4939 Lower Roswell Rd., Suite 204C, Marietta, GA
30068. Patterns.

Pfistner Associates Inc., P.O. Box 296, Brunswick, MD 21716. Phone:
(301)-834-5354. "Ye Susan Burr" punch needle.

The Robin's Nest (Robin D. Hasty), Rt. 1 Box 89A, Buffalo
Junction, VA 24529. Phone: (804)-374-5830. Unique gifts for rug

Salma's Selections (Salma S. Dhanji), 6580 NW 44th Court,
Lauderhill, FL 33319. Phone: (305)-748-7180. Patterns.

Sea Holly Hooked Rugs, 1906 N. Bayview Dr., Kill Devils Hills, NC
27948. Phone: (919)-441-8961.

Marianne Storm, 22329 Pondsville Rd., Smithsburg, MD 21783. Phone:


American Heirloom, 77 Brow Ave., Braintree, MA 02184. Phone:
(617)-843-1816. Punch-needle supplies, oriental designs.

Appleton Krafts & Supplies, 50 Appleton Ave., S. Hamilton, MA
01982. Phone: (508)-468-7778. Rug hooking frames.

Bartlettyarns, Box 36T, Harmony, ME 04942. Phone: (207)-683-2251.
Finishing yarn and swatches.

Patsy Becker, 18 Schanck Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733. Phone:

Nancy Claflin ***, 60 McMaster St., Owego, NY 13827. Phone:

Braid-Aid, 466 Washington St., Pembroke, MA 02359. Phone:
(617)-826-2560. Wool, patterns from Heritage Hill and
Karlcraft, and much more.

B.Rugged, 11 S. Adelaide, Highland Park, NJ 08904. Punch hooking

Colorama, Vivily Powers, 36 Fairview St., Manchester, CT 06040.
Wool swatches.

Colors by Maryanne (Maryanne Lincoln), 139 Park St., Wrentham, MA
02093. Phone: (508)-384-8188. Dye formulae and hand-dyed wools.

Cox Enterprises, RR #2, Box 245, Bucksport, ME 04416. Phone:
(800)-233-0234. Supplies and instructional books and videos for
rug braiding.

W. Cushing & Company, Joan Moshimer's Rug *** Studio, 21 North
St., PO Box 351, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-0351. Phone: toll-free
1-800-626-7847, in Maine (207)-967-3711. Fax: (207)-967-8682.
Patterns, books, supplies, Cushing's Perfection dyes.

Designs To Dream On (Jane McGown Flynn, Inc.), PO Box 1301,
Sterling, MA 01564.

DiFranza Designs, Dept. RH, 25 Bow St., North Reading, MA 01864.
Phone: (508)-664-2034. Patterns, kits, books.

The Dorr Mill Store, PO Box 88, Guild, NH 03754 Phone:
(603)-863-1197 or (800)-846-DORR.

The Elbeau Room (Meredith P. LeBeau), 9 Elm Ave., Salem, MA

Good Tidings (Shirley Engel), 222 Northfield Rd., Mars, PA 16046.
Phone: (412)-776-5791.

Jamie Harmon, RD 2 Box 170-150R, Richmond, VT 05477. Handspun

Harrisville Designs, Center Village, P.O. Box 806-7, Harrisville,
NH 03450. Heather and tweed wool yarns.

Heirloom Care, PO Box 2540, Westwood, MA 02090. Phone:
(617)-762-2177. Detergent for cleaning rugs.

Heirloom Rugs, 28 Harlem St., Rumford, RI 02916. Patterns,
designs by Louise Hunter Zeiser.

Hook Nook, Margaret Siano, 1 Morgan Rd., Flemington, NJ 08822.
Phone: (908)-782-8389.

Pat Hornafius, 113 Meadowbrook Lane, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.
Phone: (717)-367-7706. Patterns and instructional videos.

I.W. Designs, 248 Outlook Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. Phone:
(412)-344-1257. Collapsible rug hooking frame.

Jacqueline Designs (Jacqueline Hansen), 237 Pine Point Rd.,
Scarborough, ME 04074. Phone: (207)-883-5403.

John Smidt Co., Inc., 21 Caller Rd., Box 111, Peabody, MA 01960.
"Illusion" metallic wool.

Karlkraft Studio-Cheva, Severns Bridge Rd., South Merrimack, NH
03054. Phone: (603)-883-4429.

Ebba V. Loveridge, HCR 61, Box 99, Round Pond, ME 04564. Labels.

Mandy's Wool Shed, Rt. 1 Box 2644, Litchfield, ME 04350. Phone:
(207)-582-5059. Wool fabric.

Jessie A. Marshall, 3251 Main St., Coventry, CT 06238. Phone:

Mayflower Textiles, PO Box 329, Franklin, MA 02038. Puritan

Pat Moyer, Box 403, 308 W. Main St., Terre Hill, PA 17581. Phone:
(215)-445-6263. Patterns, Dial-A-Harmony colour wheel.

Nancy Sawyer's Rug Shop, PO Box 611, Yarmouth, ME 04096. Phone:

New Earth Designs, RR #1, Box 93, Lake Road, Brookfield, MA
01506. Phone: (508)-867-8114. Patterns.

Patternworks, P.O. Box 1690, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Phone: (800)-
438-5464. Handeze Therapeutic Craft Gloves.

Primitive Pastimes (Kim Dubay), 37 Bow St., Freeport, ME 04032.
Phone: (207)-865-0512.

PRO Chemical & Dye, Inc., PO Box 14, Somerset, MA 02726. Phone:
(508)-676-3838, 1-800-2-BUY-DYE (orders only).

Quail Hill Designs (Marion N. Ham), 4018 Pennellville Rd.,
Brunswick, ME 04011-9404. Phone: (207)-729-0299.

Red Clover Rugs, 2 Mill St., Dept RH, Frog Hollow, Middlebury, VT
05753. Phone: (802)-388-0872 or (800)-858-9276. Patterns,
materials, wool rug yarns.

Rigby, PO Box 158, Dept. CRH, Bridgton, ME 04009. Cloth stripping

The Ruggery (George Wells Rugs, Inc.), P.O. Box 196, 565 Cedar
Swamp Rd., Glen Head, NY 11545. Phone: (516)-676-2056. Patterns
and supplies for both traditional hooking and punch-needle

The Rugging Room (Jeanne Fallier), PO Box 824, 10 Sawmill Dr.,
Westford, MA 01886. Phone: (508)-692-8600. Patterns and books.

Ruth Ann's Wool, RD 4, Box 340, Muncy, PA 17756. Phone: (717)-

State Line Tack, Inc., PO Box 428, Route 121, Plaistow, NH 03065.
Phone: 1-800-228-9208. Orvus WA Paste for cleaning rugs.

Sterling Name Tape Company Inc., 9 Willow St., P.O. Box 939,
Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: (800)-654-5210. Custom labels.

Sweet Briar Studio (Janet Dobson), 866 Main Street, Hope Valley,
RI 02832. Phone: (401)-539-1009.

The Triple Over Dye Family, Janet Matthews, 187 Jane Dr.,
Syracuse, NY 13219. Phone: (315)-468-2616. Dyes and dyeing

Mrs. Chalmer C. VanHorn, R.D.#4, Box 340, Munsy, PA 17756.
Woolrich wool.

Marcy H. VanRoosen, 8 Samoset Rd., East Sandwich, MA 02537.
Phone: (508)-888-3860.

Whispering Hill Farm (Donna Swanson), Box 186, Rt. 169, South
Woodstock, CT 06267.

Yankee Peddler (Marie Azzaro), 57 Saxonwood Road, Fairfield, CT
06430. Phone: (203)-255-5399

(These are compiled from Rug Hooking magazine and a fistful of
newsletters. As with the suppliers, the addresses have been
divided by region and listed alphabetically. Remember to include a
SASE with inquiries!)


Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists (ATHA). Nancy
Martin, ATHA National Membership, 1360 Newman Ave., Seekonk, MA

Pearl K. McGown National Hookrafters Guild, Inc., 7108 Panavista
Ln., Chattanooga, TN 37421. Phone: (615)-892-1858.
Help finding local groups and rug schools: SASE to Nancy Elliott,
2004 Estate Court, Woodstock, GA 30188.


Burlington Hooking Craft Guild, Burlington Art Centre, 1333
Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9. (905)-632-7796. Workshop,
12-16 Sept 94: contact Ida Luce, 70 Pine St. N., Thorold, ON, L2V

Canada West Rug Camp, Banff, AB, 25-30 Sept 94. Contact: Ann
Taylor, 3812 Varsity Dr. NW, Calgary, AB, (403)-288-2962.

Down East "Hook"ers Get-A-Way, NB, 25-30 Sept 94. Contact: RR#1,
Mt. of Keswick, NB, E0H 1N0, (506)-363-4278. Deadline: 30 Jun 94.

Heritage Rug Hooking Guild, Fredericton, NB. Contact: Doris Norman,
490 Glengarry Pl., Fredericton, NB, E3B 5Z9. Phone: (506)-454-3855.

Ontario Hooking Craft Guild, Membership Convenor, Suite 326, 25
Austin Dr., Unionville, Ont., L3R 8H4. Phone: (905)-479-5271.

OHCG workshop, "The Great November Hook In", Aurora, Ont., 17-20
Nov 94. Contact: Rhea Morris, 7 Valley Cr., Aurora, Ont., L4G 4S2,

Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia, C/O Claire MacDonald,
Membership Director, R.R.#1, Smith's Cove, NS, B0S 1S0. Phone:
(902)-245-5256. Note: RHGNS includes groups in New Brunswick and
Prince Edward Island as well.

Saugeen Rug ***s. Contact: Gwen Baker, 608 Thede Dr., Port
Elgin, Ont., N0H 2C4.


Asilomar Rug School, Montery Coast, CA, 5-11 Feb 95. Contact: Sally
Ballinger, 412 W. Wing St., Arlington Heights, IL 60005, (708)-577-

Camelia City Rug ***s Guild, Sacramento, CA. Contact: Nancy
Miller, (916)-925-8017, or Kellie Bruton, (916)-682-4411.

Corvallis Open-House Hooking, C/O Carol McDuffie, 1745 SW
Whiteside Dr., Corvallis, OR 97333. Phone: (503)-753-9242.

High Desert Rug ***s, c/o N.J. Gillette, 61078 Chuckanut Dr.,
Bend, OR 97702. Phone: (503)-388-1751.

***s At Heart, San Bernardino, CA. Contact: Margaret Robinson,
(909)-875-1689, or Sandra Grasso, (909)-886-1222.

North Coast Rug Hooking and Tapestry Artists, C/O Arlene Strutz,
26335 Beach Dr., Rockaway Beach, OR 97136. Phone: (503)-355-2560.

Ocean Park Rug Club, C/O Jerre McDaneld, 21807 Pacific Hwy.,
Ocean Park, WA 98640. Phone: (206)-665-4127.

Oceanside Rug ***s, C/O Alice Taylor, 3929 San Lorenzo Ct.,
Oceanside, CA 92057. Phone: (619)-433-3175.

Olney Rug Club, C/O Myrtle Young, Rt.1 Box 8430, Astoria, OR
97103. Phone: (503)-325-5183.

Weekend Retreat, Dallas, TX, 5-7 Aug 94. Contact: 5427 Mercedes
Ave., Dallas, TX 75206, (214)-828-1835.


Arrowhead HookCrafters Workshop, Duluth, MN, 11-16 Sept 94.
Contact: Dorothy Magnuson, 2711 Hutchinson Rd., Duluth, MN 55811,

Blue Valley Rug ***s, Marysville, KS. Contact: Arvilla Wolfe,
(913)-292-4492 or Kathryn Kennedy, (913)-292-4550.

Decorah Rug School, Decorah, IA, 25-29 July 94. Contact: Ann
Duder, 714 Decorah Ave., Decorah, IA 52101, (319)-382-5728.

Lake Nokomis Rug ***s, C/O Kathy Morton. (see address for
Morton House Primitives)

Little Apple Rug Crafters, C/O Helene Schmitz, 2218 Cedar Acres
Dr., Manhattan, KS. Phone: (913)-539-4178.

Midwest Rug School, Cedar, MI, 18-23 Sept 94. Contact: Dixie
Nieman, 46 Bereman Rd. N., Boulder Hill, IL 60538,

Rock River Ruggers Camp, Oregon, Il, 9-14 Oct 94. Contact: Joan
Reckwerdt, 3740 West 65th St., Chicago, IL 60629, (312)-585-1097
or Jenny Podlasek, 5918 South Karlov Ave., Chicago, IL 60629.

Rug Hooking Group, C/O Jean White, 208 S. Cottonwood Dr.,
Morristown, IN 46161. Phone: (317)-763-6313.

"Show Me" Rug Hooking Workshop, Atchison, KS, 18-23 Sept 94.
Contact: Kaye Hyde, 405 W. Main St., Rochester, IL 62563,


Blue Ridge Rug Camp, Valle Crucis, NC, 14-19 August 94. Contact:
Robin Hasty, Rt. 1, Box 89A, Buffalo Junction, VA 24529,

Les Brodueses, C/O Dorothy McFatter, 4318 Dean St., Lake Charles,
LA 70605, (318)-477-3715.

Castle In The Clouds Rug Seminar, Chattanooga, TN, 21-28 May 95.
Contact: Ramona Maddox, Director, 7108 Panavista Lane, Chattanooga,
TN 27421.

Country Workshop, Buckeystown, MD, 23-26 Oct 94. Contact: Sally
D'Albora, 11600 Hitching Post Lane, Rockville, MD 20852,

Daytona Beach Sun & Surf Rug Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, 22-27
Jan 95. Contact: Georgia Baum, Director, 996 Deer Springs Rd., Port
Orange, FL 32119, (904)-322-0773, or Jean Weitermann, Assistant
Director, 124 Morning Glory Dr., Lake Mary, FL 32746, (407)-323-
7445. Deadline: 12 Nov 94.

Florida Scrub Hooking Seminar, Lake Placid, FL, Aug and Dec 94.
Contact: Anne Eastwood, 140 Park Land Dr., Lake Placid, FL 33852,

"Hooking And Looking" Seminar, Naples, FL, 23-28 Oct 94. Contact:
Kaye Hyde, 405 W. Main St., Rochester, IL 62563, (217)-498-9595.

John C. Campbell Folk School, Rt.1 Box 14A, Brasstown, NC 28902.
Phone: (800)-365-5724.

Piedmont Ruggers, C/O Jane Senger, 8 Abingdon Way, Durham, NC
27713. Phone: (919)-544-6995.

Williamsburg Rug Hooking Group, C/O Christine Dube, 404 Hempstead
Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188. Phone: (804)-565-0137.


Bucks-Mont Rug ***s, C/O Alma Coia, 1781 Whitebriar Rd.,
Southampton, PA 18966, (215)-322-8578.

Country Inn Rug School, Sunapee, NH, 11-16 Sept 94. Contact: Betty
Maley, 50 Pine St., Newport, NH 03773, (603)-863-1708.

The Highlands School of Rug Hooking. 24-29 July 94. The Highlands
Historical Society, 7001 Sheaff Lane, Fort Washington, PA 19034.
Phone: (215)-641-2687. Gathering Days: for further information
contact Vicki Calu, (215)-249-0790, Leah Riband, (215)-643-0227,
or Mina Marie West, (215)-687-2434.

Kennebec Valley Rug Artists Workshop, Augusta, ME, 11-16 Sept 94.
Contact: Pam Chase, 8 Russell St., Farmingdale, ME 04344,
(207)-582-4990 or (207)-582-6621.

Long Island Rug Hooking Artists. Contact: Fran Weinstein,
President, (516)-666-8030.

Long Island Rug School, Greenport, NY, 16-21 Oct 94. Contact:
Jean Cooper, director, 55 Crescent Rd., Port Washington, NY
11050, (516)-765-3453.

Quail Hill Primitive Designs Workshops, Brunswick, ME, 7-12 Aug,
21-26 Aug 94. Contact: Marion Ham (see Quail Hill Designs address).

Rug Hooking Bee, Chadds Ford, PA. Contact: Bettina Maraldo,
(215)-444-2603, or Cecilia Clement, (215)-857-2628.

Rugs By The Sea, Cape May, NJ, 18-23 Sept 94. Contact: Marylou
Bleakley, 1502 Grandview Rd., Arnold, MD 21012, (301)-858-7018.

Vermont Rug Hooking Craft Guild, contact: Suzanne Dirmaier, RD
#1, Box 9780, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, (802)-244-5587.

Western Pennsylvania Rug Camp, Sandy Lake, PA, 14-20 August 94.
Contact: Arlene Cull, 2749 Tamarack Dr., Sharpsville, PA 16150,

ADDRESSES - Permanent Exhibits of Hooked Rugs

Dallas Art Museum, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201. Phone:
(214)-922-1200. The Bybee Collection.

The Henry Ford Museum, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., PO Box 1970,
Dearborn, MI 48121. Phone: (313)-271-1620.

Shelburne Museum, Rt. 7, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482. Phone:

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Beauport
House, 75 Eastern Point Blvd., Gloucester, MA 01930. Phone:

Spruce Top Rug Hooking Studios, 255 West Main St., Mahone Bay,
NS, B0J 2E0. Phone: (902)-624-9312.