Conception Harbour, NL CAN

Intimacy with materials in process, usage and place is the foundation of my work. I grow, nurture, forage and process my materials, my art and homesteading lifestyle inseparable.

Loudon, NH USA

Pam is a juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen and first began rug hooking in 1982 with noted instructor, the late Hallie Hall of Contoocook, HN.

Montpelier, VT USA

I’m a fourth-generation rug hooker and I learned rug hooking at age six from my mother, Anne Ashworth, a nationally-known rug hooking teacher.

Bonne Bay, NL CAN

I love the feeling of natural fibre threads and wools as they pass through my fingers to create stitches; they are simple and forthright giving pleasure as they come alive.

Oakville, ON CAN

I create unique pieces of fibre art with a tufting gun using 100% virgin wool that’s manufactured in a family-owned mill in Canada. Every piece I create is unique and one of a kind.

Springdale, NL CAN

Joan Foster Springdale, NL CAN Joan Foster, a retired community college instructor from Springdale, NL, is a founding member and certified teacher of the Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland.  She currently enjoys teaching geometrics, pictorials, natural dyeing and the Grenfell style of hooking.  Joan has taught across Canada as well as at Sauder Village in…

Paradise, NL CAN

My Mother, Ruby, the second oldest of six, was born in 1922 and grew up during the ‘dole’ days about 20 kms outside St. John’s. She was just 7 when their father died, leaving the family nearly destitute.

Corner Brook, NL CAN

With well over 100 rugs with an appliqué applied, there MUST be a story behind the making!

Textile Artist

Yvonne credits her Swiss father with instilling the value of handcrafted items. Raised on a cattle farm surrounded by antiques, handmade quilts – her love of homesteading and heritage craft has grown into a passion for textile art and a recent return to a rural lifestyle on Willow Pond Homestead in Erin, Ontario.

Oxford Punch Hooking Instructor

Whether she is painting, working with stain glass, sewing, needle felting, beading, knitting or mat making, thinking “inside the box” has never been easy for multi-disciplinary Artist, Anne Inder.