Showing posts from April, 2016

2016 AGM

BHCG Annual General Meeting Here you have the new Executive!

Executive Committee  2016

Ti Seymour 
Vice-President  Dawna Matthew
Secretary  Fay Louch

A Mother's Day Craft Fair

Rug Hooking DemonstrationJohn Abbot College April 23, 2016
 Demonstrating at the John Abbott Craft Fair to raise funds for NALI Animal Orphanage. Thanks to our members for supporting this event and donating the sale of cards to this worthy cause.

Villa Beaurepaire


Open Class

Rug Hooking Open Class February 22– April  4, 20016

During 6 weeks, Lois Morris offered an open class to  members interested  in  hook a rug of their choice with her help and orientation. It was a great opportunity to create their own designs or try new ideas, because they could choose any technique, cut sizes and materials.

Dye Course by Lois Morris

Dye & Basic Color Course by  Lois Morris
This is a 3 day course of 3 hours per day in which the student will learn the basic color wheel and how it works and  how to  Dip dye, Spot dye, Onion Skin, Over dyeing, Paintbrush dyeing, and Swatch dyeing.

Place: Centennial Hall, Beaconsfield

Dates: Mondays: May 2nd,   May 9th,  and May 16th, 2016

Time: 10.00am  -  1pm

Price: $160.00 MEMBERS; $195 NON-MEMBERS

Registration:  by Monday: April 11, 2016

For Registration & Information contact Lois Morris (1- 450-834-6912) or

Students will participate in class.  You will each take home samples of what we do, and detailed
Notes of what we do.

Day 1:  We will cover 3 ways to use onion skins, dip dye, spot dye, paintbrush dye, color removalDay 2:  We will dye an 8 value swatch on natural wool, (3” x 6”) pieces.Day 3:   We will dye an 8 value transitional swatch.

Equipment you will need at home for dyeing:

A set of  spice spoons ( available at Ares Kit. Stores) These cost approx.  $10…

Rug Hooking Retreat

May is coming soon. Be part of this event!

Olde Forge


Show & Tell / April - June 2016

This is selection of rugs from our September 2015 Exhibition, held at the Beaconsfield Library and at Centennial Hall.

Oriental Rug By Sally Perodeau
This rug was completed and first exhibited in 1987 at one of the Guild’s annual shows. Because of its age it has somehow faded but it retains its original inspiration. It has continued to have an impact on the style of rugs I have been inclined to hook. It now hangs, mellowed and faded, in my daughter’s hallway.

Outher Limits By Lois Morris
This piece has one circle in the centre and all the rest of the designs are small circles and parts of circles, incorporating here and there colourful zigzags. I inserted designs in each one, some carved, others in fancy stitches.  It was hooked with hooking wools, swatches, organza, stretch fabric, t-shirts, and yarn. I hooked it in the 70's when I was into mixed media.

The Craftman Rug By Jacques Lepage
This rug was made to go in our living room, as well as a chair that I covered with the same patter…