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2014 Annual General Meeting

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Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild - AGM Rose Kandy The Annual General Meeting was held on April 28, 2014 in Centennial Hall.  Twenty-four members were in attendance. Co-presidents Ti Seymour and Riitta Jackson chaired the meeting. They reviewed a list of 12 events, which took place or are ongoing. The Treasurer, Jacquie Bouchard, presented the financial report and proposed budget for the upcoming year which was approved by the members present.  Denise Morissette our Librarian reported that she is reviewing our books, magazines and dyes and recommended some new purchases of books and DVDs.
The following members were elected  or re-elected unanimously to the new Executive: President: Ti Seymour, Vice-President: Linda Henderson, Treasurer: Jackie Bouchard and Secretary: Dawna Matthew. Members thanked the Executive for all the work they put in for the Guild and especially thanked our outgoing co-president, Riitta Jackson for her work over the past year and wished her well on her move to …

Olde Forge Hook-In 2014- Report

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By Ti Seymour and Louise G. de Tonnancour
All OHCG Region 1 hooking enthusiasts look forward to this springtime event. 89 participants at this year’s Olde Forge Hook-in in Ottawa, Ontario, gathered to renew friendships, hook, purchase wool and admire one another’s work. They came from Brockville, Deep River, Pembroke, Rideau Valley, Martintown, Merrickville, Ottawa , including twelve members from our own Guild in Beaconsfield, Quebec. On arrival, we were each gifted with a beautiful hand-made wool purse.Later in the day, Lin Watson wore hers and graciously thanked the artists who made them. Lucie Deschamps warmly welcomed us and thanked the volunteers who worked behind the scenes to make the gathering successful. Four vendors were also present, selling patterns and many wonderful shades and textures of wool to tickle our fancy. Raffle tickets for a delicious basket of rug hooking wares were sold and I am excited to report that our own Riitta Jackson won!! Soon a “Show and Tell” ha…

Show & Tell / April - June 2014

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The Red House - Jacques Lepage

This is my first rug which represents hours and hours of trials and errors. I began the original design by hooking the house and barn and the rest came along as I worked. The rug was hooked in #8 cut recycled wool on burlap. To finish, I whipped the edges of this rug which measures 12-3/4 in. x 29 in.





Rooster and Chicken - Isabelle Rollin
The colour of a blazer inspired me to design this rug depicting a  Chicken and a Rooster; my favourite barnyard animals. This was my second rug which I hooked on rug warp using recycled wool. The rug measures 15-1/2 in. x 16-1/4 in. and is hooked with #4 and #6 cut wool. I finished it by whipping the edges.




Oxen In Summer - Rose Kandy

This rug which measures 16 in. x 18 in. came in a kit form purchased from the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (pattern #304 (c) 3H Designs). It is a design adapted from a Maud Lewis painting. This rug was hooked on burlap with new #4 cut wool. To finish, the rug was professionally framed. I love t…

OHCG Newsletter / In the News

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Ontario Hooking Craft Guild - Reports by Branch Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild (Area 1) This is the Quarterly Activities Report published in the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild Newsletter. 
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