Showing posts from May, 2014

Lois Morris Hook-In

Monday 26 th May 2014 – Lois Morris Hook-In, Rawdon , QC By Linda Henderson and Ti Seymour Nine members from Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild attended Lois’s Hook-In at her beautiful home in Rawdon. It was thoroughly enjoyable day amongst like-minded friends and thankfully it was dry enough to enjoy a bug-free hook-in and luncheon in the garden. It was lovely to meet Penny, a student of Lois’ who will be joining our guild in September. Thank you Lois and Derek for your generous hospitality at this annual event.  Lois’s Hook-In Ailish O'Keeffe Jeanne Osler Sally Perodeau

Pointe-Claire Horticultural Society

Presentation to the Pointe-Claire Horticultural Society    By Linda Henderson    In response to a gracious invitation from the Pointe-Claire Horticultural Society (PCHS) , five members of BHCG attended a meeting on May 21, 2014 at the Church of the Resurrection in Pointe-Claire, QC to introduce their group to the craft of rug hooking. A wonderful array of guild rugs was displayed and an enthusiastic group of horticulturalists learned about the history of the guild and of rug hooking, about our teachers, meetings, activities, etc. The PCHS members were very interested and asked lots of questions. One member has signed up for introductory lessons. Following our presentation we were invited to watch Irene Perstinger’s mini workshop on making garden trellises from tree branches. She made it look very easy and her resulting trellises were wonderful. We were surrounded by beautiful flowers and very much enjoyed being with such a warmly welcoming and accommodating group. Let us h

Message from the President _ 2014

Thank you for visiting the Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild Website. Created in 2008, it continues to grow in capacity offering instruction into the various forms of rug hooking, the history of rug hooking in Canada and information about the Guild and its members. We warmly welcome all newcomers either those who are complete beginners to rug hooking or experienced rug hookers looking to meet like-minded people. Our Guild has been running since 1975 and meeting in the beautiful surroundings of Centennial Hall. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to learn more about any aspect of the Guild or rug hooking, we are only too happy to share this easy craft/art from with you. Ti Seymour President