The November/December issue of Rug Hooking Magazine includes several articles by TIGHR members. See excerpts of these along the left sidebar of their home page www.RugHookingMagazine.com
Ask the Experts…. Shirley I. Bradshaw, Nova Scotia diagrams the elegant finishing technique of a herringbone whipped edge.
Advertisement on page 9 for TIGHR promotes the Triennial, speakers, and joining the organization to “Connect with other rug hookers from around the globe.”
Australian Connection… Josephine Franco, West Australia describes the garment designed with 100% recycled materials and hooked by a local group as entry to Common Threads Wearable Competition. The piece evokes the ‘Ebb and Flow’ of the sea and was selected as a finalist.
Camps and Workshops…. features an article by Susan L. Feller celebrating TIGHR’s 20 year history.
Rose Wirtz… written by Linda Rae Coughlin, New Jersey, USA is inspired by nature in her designing and colorings. She exclusively uses natural materials to create a subtle palette. Rose was a presenter during the Louisville 2009 Triennial. Her description of natural dyes can be found on our private site under Education.
Working it Out… Donna Lees Bleam, Virginia USA writes about finding a four panel Oriental pattern and challenging herself to complete it. Then working with a local carpenter to create a screen.