Rug Hooking Traditions
Events & Retailers

Presentations, Exhibits & Workshops

If your group would like a Presentation or Exhibit based on the lives and rugs of...
Magdalena Briner Eby, Patty Yoder, Esther Knipe, James & Mercedes Hutchinson,
Rug Hooking, Rug Hooking Week & Sauder Village
a Workshop based on the designs and techniques of these artists & topics,
click here & print out the Presentation Info sheet. Then fill out the form on the Contact Us page
and we will be happy to contact you with more information and scheduling options.

Magdalena Briner Eby - Historic Marker

1st Historic Marker dedicated to a "Rug Hooker"...

to honor Magdalena Briner Eby will be erected in time for the Perry County, Pennsylvania 2020 Bicentennial!
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to date, we appreciate your support!
More info & photos to come!

Raffle Rug --- WON by Debra Smith, Editor of Rug Hooking Magazine (in pink), hooked by the
Magdalena Rug Hookers of Perry County, Pennsylvania. The raffle rug was inspired by Magdalena's "Farm" rug (pictured on page 45 in Rug Hooking Traditions with Magdalena Briner Eby).

Read the Lancaster Farmer article for more info on the Magdalena Rug Hookers of Perry County rug.

Did you know...Magdalena's "Great-Granddaughter's" rug was the inspiration for the
1st Trail Rug on the National Quilt Trail (pictured below & on page 41 & 56 in the book).
The Magdalena Briner Eby Trail Rug is
located at: Tuscarora State Forest (Rt. 274, Blain, PA). 

July 8, 2011, the unveiling of the 1st Trail Rug, dedicated to Magdalena Briner Eby, at Tuscarora State Forest. Pictured are some of Magdalena's descendants, authors: Kathy Wright & Evelyn Lawrence, trail rug sponsor: Debra Smith-Rug Hooking Magazine, Gene Odato & Tuscarora State Forest staff, Sharon Lee-PA Quilt Trails, artists who painted the Trail Rug & Smokey Bear. The original rug is held by descendants (left) & Evelyn Lawrence's contemporary rug is held by her (right).  

Find our books at these Events:

in Archbold, Ohio

The largest and most comprehensive Rug Hooking Event in the country, featuring: 
Exhibits (450 - 650 rugs)     Vendors (over a dozen)     Classes (thirty+, 1/2 - 4 day classes)
As each book makes it's debut, it's accompanied by an exclusive exhibit of the artist's work.

For more info click on: 
Rug Hooking Week
21st Annual Rug Hooking Week Dates:  August 14 - 19, 2017

Find our books at these Retailers:
(click on the image for hours & directions)






Adams & Co./Adams Woolens
no website
contact Jan Adams:



Heart in Hand Rug Hooking
Rugs by the Sea Camp
in Cape May, New Jersey (in September)
no website
contact Norma



Barbara Carroll





If you would like to become a retailer of Rug Hooking Traditions books or you would like to place a Group/Guild order, please fill out the Contact Us page. Wholesale orders are a minimum of 10 books, in any combination of titles.

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