What do you want to hook? Whatever that might be, Cec has the skills and knowledge to convert your ideas into a hooked rug. Need help with designing? Want assistance colour planning? Want to inject fun, whimsy and colour into your rug? Have you lost momentum on a difficult rug? This is an open class; bring any project, (pattern or your own design), at any stage and Cec will get you where you want to go. Come and transform your rugs from ordinary into extraordinary
Cec has been hooking for 30 years and has been a certified McGown instructor since 2004.She has taught coast to coast in Canada and in Oregon, leading workshops in design and creativity, oriental, traditional hooking, portraits, crewel and dyeing. She has also instructed with Continuing Education in Edmonton.
Cec is active in many fibre organizations – president of the Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild from 2004 – 2007 and 2014 – 2016, and member of the Focus on Fibre Arts Association.
Her rugs have been published in Rug Beat Rug Hooking magazine, four Celebrations Magazines, including being the “cover girl” with Dance of Life in 2004. One of her pieces was voted Readers’ Choice for original design.
Cec is one of several textile artists featured in a textile arts book, ’Compendium’, published by UPPERCASE magazine.
Her rugs have been exhibited in the Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta Crafts Council, Royal Alberta Museum and Focus on Fibre Arts, receiving numerous awards; she received ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Best in Category’ with Focus on Fibre Arts. In January 2016, The Royal Alberta Museum purchased one of her rugs for their permanent collection.
Contact Cec at email@example.com