Showing posts from July, 2014

Show & Tell / July - September 2014

Maki by Denise Morissette

Maki the dog is a member of our family. I began the rug some time ago and completed it in 2012. It has been gifted it to my children. The rug measures 28 in. x 24.5 in. and is an original design, hooked on burlap with dyed wool in #3, #5 and #6 cuts. The mat is framed.

 Ginger by Carolyn Ells

I began this mat in 2007 in a class taught by Trish Becker at the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild workshop in Shelburne Museum, Vermont, USA. The original design was more a caricature than a realistic scene of my cat in our garden – I kept the eye but revised all the other lines – so now I consider it my own design. I realized I disliked hooking with # 9.5 cut wool, especially with the fingering technique (even though I liked the effect of it) and I soon put the project aside.

In 2011, I set a goal to finish the rug. After a great many redesigns and once I had finished hooking the cat, I switched to a #6 cut for the background which gave more emphasis to the cat. My cat …

OHCG Newsletter/ In The News

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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