Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base such as burlap, linen, or rug warp.
There will be a rug show called "Hooked on Fiber" on Friday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and again on Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vestal United Methodist Church on 328 Main Street in Vestal. The show will feature traditional rug hooking, wool applique, braiding, needle felting, punch need and spinning. The show is a great place to learn how to get involved in the rug hooking world. Demonstrations will be going on during the show hours.
There is no fee to attend.
It is being hosted by the National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Hookkrafters Inc. The purpose of the National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Hookkrafters Inc. is to educate and inform the public about the craft of rug hooking.The Pearl McGown Rughookrafters' Guild Chapter 1 has 45 members in the Southern Tier of New York and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.