Showing posts from July, 2016

Lois Morris, Ti Seymour and Brenda Ticehurst / In the News

Award winning rugs from the 2016 Annual OHCG Newsletter - Summer 2016 By Dawna Matthew For those of you who subscribe to the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild you will have received your Summer 2016 issue which features all the award winning rugs from the 2016 Annual. Lois’ winning “Shaggy Bark River Birch” and Ti’s honourable mention “Richly Renaissance” in the Alternate Fibres & Techniques category are shown on page 11.   And then on page 12 you can enjoy Brenda’s “Golden Eagle”!  We are very proud of you, our Beaconsfield Hookers, and OHCG certainly knows we exist!!! OHCG Newsletter - Issue 2 Summer 2016. Cover Lois Morris and Ti Seymour - Alternative Fibres & Techniques OHCG Newsletter - Issue 2 Summer 2016. page 11 Golden Eagle, hooked by Brenda Ticehurst. Adapted with permission of a photograph OHCG Newsletter - Issue 2 Summer 2016. page 12

OHCG Newsletter / In The News

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.  Click to enlarge. OHCG Newsletter, Issue 2, Summer 2016. Cover page OHCG Newsletter, Issue 2, Summer 2016. Page 14: Reports By Branch See also OHCG Fall Newsletter for the missing pictures!

Show & Tell / July- September 2016

Three Storied Rugs !  This is a selection of rugs from our September 2015 Exhibition, held at the Beaconsfield Library and at Centennial Hall. Gnome by Muriel Wilson (1979) Gnome Hooked By My Mother Rug by Muriel Wilson - Story by Cathy Wilson This rug was hooked in 1979 when my mother was a student of Lois's. She used #3 cut wool that she dyed herself at her rug hooking classes. My parents had a cottage in Vermont at that time and subscribed to Yankee Magazine. The idea to hook a Gnome came from the illustration on the cover of the Magazine. I started hooking with Judith when my mother no longer lived at home and resided in a group home where she received medical care. At each visit I would bring my Pig rug to show her, and at each of these visits she did a critique that was quite harsh at times. I hook primitives using #6 or #8 cut wool and don't pay attention to details as my mother did . Thus the criticism. After my mother passed away, my two sisters a