Membership


The RHGNS was formally established April 2nd, 1979 and currently has over 1000 members from across Canada and around the world.

Membership is open to everyone interested in the art and craft of rug hooking.

The membership year begins October 1 and ends September 30.


The advantages of being a member of the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia are as follows:

  • You receive a copy of The Loop, the RHGNS magazine, four times a year
  • You are eligible to attend the Rug Hooking School held by RHGNS in Spring and Fall
  • You can attend workshops sponsored by the RHGNS
  • You are invited to attend and vote at the RHGNS Annual General Meeting
  • You are part of a community of other rug hookers from beginners to lifelong
    contributors to the craft and as such have an opportunity to meet many wonderful
    and talented people who share your love of rug hooking

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There are three membership options:

1) New Members: This category represents people new to the Guild or previous
members whose membership had lapsed longer than one year (as per the agreement of
the 2007 AGM)
2) Renewals: This category is for members who renew annually
3) Life Members: This category is by invitation only and is awarded to RHGNS
members who have contributed significantly to the Guild, the craft and the greater
rug hooking community.

Should you have any further questions, regarding membership, please email Gail Feetham or call 902-876-2894.