I started my website in 2001 with beginners in mind. Since I had just started rug hooking, I was very aware about how hard it was to find information. The website includes an online store where you can purchase wool, red dot, my rughooking patterns and other rug hooking supplies. My current project (and probably for the next few years) is a room sized rug. I started posting about the rug from the first day, […]
These websites belong to individual teachers. You will probably see photos of their work and information about where they will be teaching. Not all teachers have a website, but all can have a webpage at www.rughookingteachers.com.
This is DeEtta Beebe Gilland and this is her passion…fabrics and textiles. She takes rug hooking in a unique direction, combining primitive and folk art styles with contemporary flair. She’s only recently recognized the artist within herself and loves helping cultivate the art in others…like you! To that end, she’s now pursuing her McGown certification. Join her for a class, weekly hook-in or monthly gathering. Fabrics and textiles are her preferred medium and her simple […]
Ohio fiber artist, Sally Van Nuys, loves to keep the past alive in her life. In the 1980s, as an antiques dealer and paint artist, Sally has acquired antique treasures from long ago, including pieces bearing old paint and a few hooked rugs. Sally began rug hooking in 1999 and immediately began designing and selling her own patterns. She teaches rug hooking classes in her home studio and offers workshops and trunk shows to shops […]
Ever wondered what it takes to become an accredited McGown Teacher? You can review the requirements on the McGown Teachers’ Workshop website. There are several workshops held throughout the year around the country. These workshops are where the best rug hooking teachers go to polish not only their rug hooking skills, but their teaching skills as well. The site includes a directory of certified teachers. *THIS WEBSITE IS NO LONGER LIVE.