Texas Rug Hooking Roundup

Local Guilds

Kirby Hooking Circle, casual hook-ins on the third Saturday of every month, 11:00am-3:30pm, Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX. Questions? contact Lurie McAdow (Luriemcadow@aol.com) or April DeConick (adeconick@rice.edu).

Stash Sisters, ATHA guild, meets 10am first Saturday, second and fourth Thursdays (Octavia Fields Branch Library, Humble, TX) and third Thursday 10 am at The Henhouse (5702 Louetta Rd, Spring, TX). For information and directions, contact P.D. Hankamer (heartspd1@yahoo.com).

The Katy Lambchops, first and third Wednesdays and Saturdays of every month, 10 am-4 pm, My Little House rug shop in Katy, TX. In the fall, one Saturday will be replaced with an evening hook in. Contact Jan Peckenpaugh (mylilhouse@hotmail.com) for more information.

The Round Top Ruggers, last Saturday of the month and second Wednesday of the month, at the old courthouse in Round Top, TX. For details, contact Karen Kubeczka (karen.kubeczka@mac.com).

Kerrville Rug Hookers, first Monday of every month, 10 am-2 pm, Activities Bldg. of First United Methodist Church (321 Thompson Dr., Kerrville, TX). Contact Karen Maddox, 830-257-3741 for more information.

Dallas Group, every Wednesday, 10 a.m., Dallas area. Contact Martha Reynolds (collectivepast@sbcglobal.net).

The Old Oaks Ranch "Hook and Hoot", every Wednesday, 11 am- 3pm, 601 Old Oaks Ranch Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676. Contact Dawn Hummer (info@theoldoaksranch.com).


Local Hook Ins

THE STASH SISTERS ANNUAL HANKAMER HOOK-IN, March 4-5, 2011 at the American Legion Hall, 1704 S. Main St., Anahuac, TX, 77514.  Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-3.  $20 a day, which includes lunch. Contact: P.D. Hankamer at heartspd1@yahoo.com.

ANNUAL EUREKA SPRINGS HOOK-IN, June 11-12, Eureka Springs Best Western Convention Center Hotel, Eureka Springs, AR. A workshop will be held on Friday, and the hook-in, with vendors, will be on Saturday. To receive the email about how to register for the hook-in, email Vicki Hardcastle at rughooking@hughes.net.

ANNUAL TEXAS RUGFEST HOOK-IN will be held Monday, June 21, Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. Expect a full day of hooking, a boxed lunch if desired, vendors and a rug show. To receive a registration form, contact Susan Harper at texasrugfest@yahoo.com.

MIDSUMMER KIRBY HOOK-IN hosted by the Kirby Hooking Circle, Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX, June 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Celestial Challenge: hook a rug or create a hooked project featuring a sun and/or moon, approximately 144 hooked square inches, any shape, and bring for Celestial Challenge Display. Hooking all day, rug show, lunch and vendors. Contact: Lurie McAdow at luriemcadow@aol.com.

Texas Rug Camps

Cheap Sheep Rug Hooking Camps
Linda Dipert
Arlington, Texas
February and October

Star of Texas Rug Camp
Katie Hartner and Cynthia Norwood
Tyler, Texas in May
Fredericksburg, Texas in September

Wildflower Retreat, Round Top, Texas
Contact Sondra Ives, twoives@swbell.net
Roundtop, Texas
May

Yellow Rose Rug Camp
Martha Reynolds
Texas Hill Country
March

Kerrville Traditional and Primitive Rug Camp
November 11-13, 2011   Annual Kerrville, TX Traditional & Primitive Rug Camp 2011, Kerrville Arts & Cultural center, 228 Earl Garrett, Kerrville, TX.  Three days of rug hooking a holiday theme of Traditional, Primitive & Proddy projects plus a fabulous display of hand-hooked rugs, braided rug demonstration and a masseuse!  Teachers: Karen Maddox, & Pam Van Lieu.  Contact: Sondra Kellar (713) 569-9112 or <mailto:sondrakellar@comcast.net>sondrakellar@comcast.net.