Welcome ~The Maine Tin Pedlar Chapter of ATHA (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists) shares a common purpose of promoting the art of rug hooking through education, sharing of ideas and group activities. Our hope is that this blog will further enhance this effort. Check out the Gallery for rugs made by our members. Check the events page for current hook-ins, rug camps and our meeting programs. To contact: email tinpedlar(at)gmail(dot)com or leave a comment on a post.
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- 35th Anniversary
- binding edge
- Cindy Duade
- Cumberland Fair
- doll brooch
- Ellen Sullivan
- folk artist
- proddy flowers
- raffle rug
- Rug Show
- side bars
- standing wool
Category Archives: Rug Show
Part of the Maine Tin Pedlars’ purpose as an active organization and an ATHA chapter, is to promote the art of rug hooking through education, sharing of ideas and group activities. As part of this over the years we have … Continue reading
This year we had 29 rugs for the fair. Here’s a collage of some photos of the display area. 3 members also submitted pieces for the fair’s banner challenge.
At our monthly meetings we have “Side Bars” as part of the presentation. These side bars are a chance to share hooked items with the membership. Some of these are composed of the presenter’s rugs. Some are exhibits of challenge … Continue reading
Our first opportunity to demonstrate our art form at the Shaker Hill Apple Festival in Alfred was simply FUN! Whether it was our chance to just sit and hook, get to know other members better, browse the festival, partake of … Continue reading
Janet has checks for the demonstrators, checks for some of the prizes and the rugs she originally took to the fair. She will bring everything to the October meeting. > photo of our exhibit by Lauri Troutman (more to come)
The Tin Pedlars decided to maintain our connection with the Cumberland Fair and to that end we are working hard to provide a strong showing of our art form, as well as demonstrating our craft to others. People are needed to … Continue reading
These photos are by Lauri Troutman.