Rug making is an age old craft revived.
Both Proggy and Hooky methods are known as far apart as
Egypt and Scandinavia. The craft seems to have developed
simultaneously in Britain and America, the earliest known
British sample dating back to about 1840. In recent times it
has become a real art form and talented craftsmen have
produced some wonderful examples
Proggy rugs and hooky rugs are hard wearing rugs made out of
material. To make either of them you will need old clothes,
hessian or harn, A wooden frame and either a progger or a
you like to learn how ?
Frames and Tools
can be bought from Miriam Miller
Miriam Miller at, 35 Stoney Hill Lane
Milton NSW 2538
Ph: (02) 44556870 Email
Miriam is a founding member of the Australian Rugmakers Guild, was President from 2008 until 2012 and now President Emeritus.
Australian Rugmakers Guild Website