Monday, January 26, 2009

Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week 2009

Deadline: August 4, 2009 by 12:00 Noon (RECEIVE)

13th Annual Rug Hooking Week 2009
at Sauder Village

Archbold, Ohio
August 12 – August 15, 2009

Sauder Village is honored to host this exciting annual rug hooking event, and appreciates your support and participation to ensure the continuation and celebration of this traditional art form.

For over 30 years, Sauder Village has offered guests experiences rich in history, hospitality, creativity, and fun. Our living history museum preserves the stories of the past and features artisans of traditional American crafts, making Sauder Village an ideal venue for a week of rug hooking activity.

Exhibit Rug Categories

  • Celebration Rugs XIX (Celebrations Winners)

  • Originals* designed & hooked by same person

  • People / Places / Pictorials

  • Animals / Birds / Insects

  • Orientals / Crewel / Geometric

  • Fruit / Floral

  • Other

  • "Puppy Love" Challenge...

*If the design is an adaptation, "(adaptation)" should be written next to the design name and registered in the category best fitting for the design.

Entry Requirements
  • All rugs must have a permanent identification label on the back.

  • Rugs must be fashioned primarily by creating loops on a foundation backing and must be primarily of wool strips, not yarn.
  • Register your rug in the category best fitting for the design.

  • Rugs that are primarily hooked and incorporate embellishments (buttons, ribbons, trim, yarn, other fabrics, etc.) are welcome.
  • Rugs primarily created by using other techniques and wool in other forms (proddy, felting, needle felting, needle punch, punch hook, penny rugs and wool make-do's) are welcomed to be registered in the "Other" category.

  • "Other" category also includes multi-dimensional pieces such as footstools, purses, dolls, etc.

  • Rugs must be clean and not soiled.

  • Rugs must be complete with binding or "appropriate finish".

  • "Latch-hook" and "locker-hook" rugs are not candidates for this exhibit.

  • Rugs may be submitted only once every five years.

  • All items must remain in the exhibit until 5:30 PM on Saturday at the close of the show.

  • The show director reserves the right to refuse any entry not appropriate for this exhibit.

Rug Regstration:

ONLINE version

PRINT version

Pre-registration of rugs for the exhibit can be completed online. Or if you'd prefer, you can print off the form and mail or fax it in.

Visit website for complete details:

Sauder Village
22611 St. Rt. 2
Archbold, Ohio 43502
In Northwest Ohio