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Artworks by Karen Kaiser... specializing in Traditional Rug Hooking supplies for Eastern Ontario and art rugs for those who appreciate fine/fibre art.

What is Traditional rug hooking?
Traditional Rug hooking is the creation of beautiful, tapestry-like wall hangings and carpets, using a hook (a crochet hook in a wooden handle) and strips of wool fabric.

About Karen
Karen Kaiser is a graphic artist by trade and an artist by birth and is originally from Kingston, ON. She has a teaching certificate from Peterborough Teachers College. She has worked as a graphic designer in sales and advertising. Karen managed West Moira Orchards with her husband, Kurt, for 23 years. As a lifelong artist, she continues to create and experiment with many mediums.
Karen has been a Traditional Rug Hooker since 2001.

Current member of
Quinte Fibre Artists
OHCG (Ontario Hooking Craft Guild)
TIGHR (The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers)

SHOP, LEARN & SHARE If I am home, I am open. Please call first 613-966-2658.
  • Hoops and gripper frames
  • Moshimer hooks $10.00
  • Quality 14” wooden hoops $45.00
  • Hand dyed Dorr wool
  • Natural and black Dorr Wool (by the yard)
  • High quality Primitive linen backing
  • Original patterns designed by Karen Kaiser
  • Artworks - handbags, tea cozies, tea tray mats,
       table mats, wall hangings, rugs
  • Mail Orders available
  • How to hook classes (when it's convenient for you)
  • Help with your design
  • Custom dyeing
  • Custom designing
  • Colour planning advice
  • Weekly Hooking Group

Where's Karen?

Karen serves Eastern Ontario from her shop in Belleville.

Every Thursday (year round): Her rug hooking group "The Waterside Ruggers", meet every Thursday 9:30am - 12pm in the cabin behind the house. Please feel free to join us. Beginners are always welcome!

Second Last Thursday in July: Annual Summer Picnic 9:30am - 3:00pm

Click here to visit my blog for more info about Workshops & Events.

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Artworks by Karen Kaiser
Karen Kaiser
526 Moira St. West
Belleville, Ontario
K8N 4Z2
Phone: If I am home, I am open. Please call first. 613-966-2658.


Only 5 minutes from Highway 401.
From the 401 go south on Wallbridge Loyalist Rd. 1km., east on Moira St. 1km. to #526 on the north (left) side, over the railway tracks (2 TRACKS - BE VERY CAREFUL!!!) into the barnyard of West Moira Orchards, around the left of the barn and down the lane. You will see the house. My shop is in the log cabin behind the house.
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