About Etobicoke Rugcrafters
The members of the Etobicoke Rugcrafters aim to practise, promote and teach the techniques of traditional rughooking in a congenial group setting.
We welcome all new members who will enjoy the benefits of being a Branch of the Ontario Craft Guild for an annual fee of $30.00 plus $100.00 NPCC Membership fee.
- Borrow rughooking books & magazines from ER library
- Arrange trips to rughooking events
- Sponsor workshops taught by accredited instructors from the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild
- Knowledge exchange and sharing of experiences
- Bi-annual newsletter
Four meetings a month all year are held in the air-conditioned Fibre Arts Studio "C" in Neilson Park Creative Centre.
- 1st, 3rd and 5th (when applicable) Tuesday, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
- 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 7.00 pm. to 9.30 pm
During regular meetings, members work on projects of choice using various techniques: primitive, colour shading, pictorial and oriental. New and recycled materials are used to create rugs, cushions tops, wall hangings, coasters, chair pads and other items.