Whimsical Designs for Rug Hooking
Down East Hook In 2023
Down East Hook In 2023

November 4 - 5, 2023

We are back on the weekend!

Includes continental breakfast iems with fresh fruit salad, Lunch with dessert, and beverages.

Image: 1st Place Winner for Tradiotioanl Rug Hooking Mat Challenge - Hooked by Sherry Chandler

1st Place Traditional Rug Hooking with Wool Applique - Glenna Cameron

Ist Place Winner for Punch Hooking - Barbara Bitner

Event Venue:

Morgan Hill Event Center ( conveniently located on Route 2 just West of Bangor)

82 Morgan Hill Ln.

Hermon, ME 04401

( We are working with Morgan Hill to inprove the lighting possibilites. This year extension cords will be (safely) available for plugging in your lights.)

Hotel accommodations:

Country Inn at the Mall

936 Stillwater Ave

Bangor, ME 04401


Nightly Charge is $80.00 ( the same as 2022!) Use Down East for the discount code.

There will be your favorite vendors and some new faces, Rug Show, Daily Giveaway's, Mini Classes/Demo's, Blueberry Mat Challenge and a Tea Cup Auction Fundraiser for the Rug Museum of North America.


Fluff & Peachy Bean Designs - Nancy Jewett

Judith Hotchkiss Wool & Dye Works - Judith Hotchkiss

The Keeping Room - Toni Philbrick

Hooked Forever - Stacey Van Dyne

Hooked In The Mountains - Mary Lee O'Connor

Woven & Hooked Treasures - Cherylun Brubkaer

Buoy Mat Challenge: We are acknowledging Traditional Rug Hooking, Punch Rug Hooking and Wool Applique. Each category will have a winner who receives $75.00 to spend with venders of their choice. Winner Announced after Lunch on Saturday so you have time to go on that Shopping Spree with the Vendors!

We are moving this down near the Fireplace were there is better lighting.

Blueberry Mat Challenge winners were Traditional Rug Hooking: Sherry Chandler, Punch Rug Hooking: Betty Bitner, Wool Applique/rug Hooking: Glenna Cameron. Each won $75 in Blueberry Bucks to spend with their favorite vendors.

Rug Show: We are moving it into the big room. The rugs were amazing!

Sunday: Silent Tea Cup Auction - please bring some fiber related item you would like to donate for this. All proceeds go to the Hooked Rug Museum of North America of Halifax.

50/50 Raffle: New this year. 50% of funds collected went to the Museum and 50 % went to Sara Salisbury whose name was drawn.

In 2022 $974 was donated to the museum and Sherry Chandler was there representing the museum. n 2021 we collected $516.00 and Judith and I rounded up to $525.

**Please Note: your receipt will read as a Gift Certificate - it is set up this way to eliminate shipping charges or the need to enter a Code for No Shipping. Within a week of registering you will receive an email with confirmation and details for the event. If you are registering for someone else also, please note their name and include their email address the notes section so they also receive a confirmation.

Payment is through PayPal. If you prefer another payment you can call me at 802-247-0089 with credit card info or you can download the Registration Form and send it in through Regular Mail