Janet Conner is an avid rug hooker who has been pulling loops since 1979. A graduate of Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, USA, she spent 30 years teaching elementary art in southern Maine, USA, as she raised her family. Now retired, Janet works at rug hooking and fibre arts full time. She has a web-based business, offering a line of her own patterns as well as rug hooking supplies and equipment, books, and natural dye recipe cards. She writes and teaches fibre arts in her home state of Maine and throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and England. Her area of specific interest is art history and the inspiration found in both fine art and folk art.