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Triennial Registration Opens Jan 8

Registration begins this Thursday, January 8, 2015 for the 8th Triennial of TIGHR to be held in Victoria, BC October 4-7.  The Triennial will be upon us before you know it. Excited? Looking forward to face-to-face meeting with your online … Continue reading

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Four years with this web format!

Wow!  It has been four years since Australians Jo Franco and Judi Tompkins and Susan Feller from the USA upgraded the static website to this new format at TIGHR.net .  Our learning curve was, as the TIGHR motto at that … Continue reading

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8th Tri-Ennial details coming together

New details for the 8th Tri-Ennial of TIGHR, October 4-7, 2015 have been posted on this site TIGHR.net/Our Tri-Ennials/ 2015 Victoria Daily events and the international session leaders are listed along with the host hotel site : The Inn at … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? a lifestyle? hobby? traditions? Contemporary?

Words influence the attitude one assumes when discussing their craft. Is it a profession, hobby, social/psychological/creative outlet? We are educating in casual conversation even with an initial title……. rugger, fiber artist, rug hooker, matter, hooker, textile artist, traditional rug hooker. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Worldwide

October 13, 2013 is Thanksgiving Day in Canada.  We extend thanks for our fibre friends around the world.  The photo of fall tree line and crisp blue sky above was taken by Don Hill in Ontario. In keeping with this term’s … Continue reading

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Video Interview – Why did you Join TIGHR?

For the first time, a video was created archiving several members participating in the Tri-Ennial in Australia. The questions asked were: Why are you a member of TIGHR? and What are you doing with rugmaking? Two versions were edited, the … Continue reading

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Off to OZ

Our bags are packed, E-Tickets printed and off we go to OZ, Australia.  Members from Spain, Israel, Japan, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States are flying around the world to meet with the Australians in Strathalbyn, South Australia.  … Continue reading

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Australian promotes rugmaking

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Now it is really close!

Editor of TIGHR news and traveler Australian, Jo Franco has been on the West Coast of the United States with her husband, Ted for a few months.  We can see they are enjoying their trip by visiting http://geneshepherd.com/blog/1   The September … Continue reading

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Coming to an end

The term for leadership of TIGHR is three years. Unique to this organization that means our voice, accent you may say, changes. The Australian term is coming to an end with the Tri-Ennial Conference and General Meeting October 15-19, 2012 … Continue reading

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