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Monday at Triennial

Breakfast for all was delightful, off we went to workshops, excursions including a  private viewing of select Emily Carr rugs and twined pieces and the Robert Bateman Gallery , panel discussions (videoed for our archives), lunch together and more of … Continue reading

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8th Triennial Begins in Victoria

180 of the nearly 300 members have converged in Victoria, BC. Sunny weather, beautiful Inn at Laurel Point, colorful welcoming committee and instant friendships abound. Our Meet and Greet included the exchange of friendship mats resulting in new friendships. The … Continue reading

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Canadian Greetings to World

In recognition of CANADA DAY –July 1, 2015 — the TIGHR Board members send greetings to our global membership and all exploring rugmaking techniques. Historical note: 2015 is the 50th anniversary for the Canadian flag design.  

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In Memory of Emily Carr

On March 2, 1945 Emily Carr died. Vancouver author, artist (fine and craft including rug hooking and pottery) she was born in Victoria, BC, the site of our Triennial in October. Her birth house is a heritage site at EmilyCarr.com. … Continue reading

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Busy Week Ahead

It is countdown time this week anticipating December 4 and International Hook-In Day. We have listed many plans on our special Calendar page Dec 4 Hook-In and you can read about some of the events in the November 22 blog … Continue reading

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December 4 Int’l Hook-In Day

Twenty years ago on December 4, 1994 the formation of The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers (TIGHR) was proclaimed in England.  In celebration of this anniversary and to further our mission statement “come together in friendship to share ideas, and … 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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Canadians Celebrate Canada Day 2014

Enjoy a gallery of work by some of our Canadian members works representing nature in honor of CANADA DAY on July 1, 2014, the 147th anniversary of the British North American Act joining the Province of Canada with Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Featured Artists

October 15-19, 2014 along with Roslyn Logsdon, Rachelle Leblanc, Alberta Canada and Peg Irish, New Hampshire USA will be the featured artists with their collections of fiber works during Hooked in the Mountains XVII at Champlain Valley Eposition, Essex Junction, … Continue reading

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