About Us

The Ontario Hooking Craft Guild was established in 1966 to promote the art and craft of rug hooking across the communities of Ontario. We currently have a membership of over 1000 fibre artists supported by 80 certified teachers. The OHCG operates a yearly school for its members, offers workshops for Branches and publishes a quarterly newsletter, in glossy magazine format (36-40 pages). Join an international network of approximately 1,000 textile artists who share their enthusiasm and experience for the art of traditional rug hooking.

Formed for the following purpose

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ENCOURAGE EXCELLENCE

To encouraging excellence of craftsmanship.

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BEAUTY AND DESIGN

To foster a sense of beauty in colour and design.

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PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES

To provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information among Guild members.

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GUILD CO-OPERATION

To co-operate with Guilds in other crafts.