Showing posts from January, 2012


Winter Kickoff Luncheon_    par Kay Cousineau    2012 Luncheon - Left to right: Linda Henderson and Louise G. de Tonnancour On Saturday January 21 st , members put aside their hooking to enjoy a delicious winter luncheon. Then, our very innovative convener, Linda H., who previously had had everyone submit humorous personal anecdotes, tidbits or facts from their past, collated this information on sheets of paper which she circulated to members. The game was to match the member to the anecdote. Of course, this contest gave rise to a great deal of laughter. Prizes were awarded to the winners. All in all, it was a most enjoyable launch to the season.   *** Follow the link to see the Photo Album: 2012 Luncheon

Show & Tell / January 2012

This is a selection of rugs from our September 2010 retrospective exhibition, held at Centennial Hall, to celebrate the Guild’s 35th anniversary. A Young Girl’s Wish List Designed and hooked by Lois Morris This hooking is my interpretation of what most young girls think is the Big Deal: clothes, jewellery, flowers, money, a good time and a man. This is a multi-media rug hooked with a variety of fabrics other than the usual wool. The gold fabric cinched in the centre represents clothing, the belt was hooked using gold leather, with a tortoise shell buckle in the centre.  The hat was made using multi-coloured velour yarn with clipped loops. The necklace, earrings, handle and frame of the purse are hooked in chain stitch using elastic cord. A gold button is the clasp, while the ring is a silver filigrane button. Le martini glass and contents were hooked out of a clear plastic bag cut on #3. The bracelets are done with ribbon and silver cord, while the scarf and boo