Showing posts from December, 2016

Jacques Lepage / In The News

Ontario Newsletter - Issue No. 4, 2016By Dawna Matthew
Just browsing through my latest issue of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild publication and what do I see inside the front cover? Jacques’ rug: “The Beaver”!  Congratulations !

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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Ontario Newsletter - Issue No. 4, 2016By Dawna Matthew
Just browsing through my latest issue of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild publication and what do I see inside the front cover? Jacques’ rug, “The Beaver”! What a nice surprise! You can also see BHCG on the back cover, with projects from classes with Doug Rankin and Janet Connor. Plus our two lovely young ladies who participated in our Arts Alive Quebec workshop. So nice to see the guild getting recognition!

Xmas Card

Happy Holidays!

Show & Tell / December 2016

Xmas Special !Here you have some hooked pieces you can offer as Xmas gifts!

Try other techniques as 3D Hooking or Punch Needle, or surprise everyone with a hooked picture frame, a sac or a welcome mat!

Christmas ornaments
By Ti Seymour The Christmas Tree was a kit purchased from Loretta Moore at
Loretta's palette of primitive colours are divine! The base of the tree was a gift from members of the West Island Woodturners, two of whom came for an Introductory Rug Hooking Class. Such fun trying each other's favourite pastimes. I had the pleasure of trying woodturning and produced a small bowl - a lathe was on my wish list for a short while.

These are pieces that I made for one of our December Intro Workshops. The ornaments were later hung on our Christmas tree at the Beaconsfield Library.

By Carolyn Ells

This 3-dimensional snowman stands 10.5 inches high, 5 inches at its base. It is hooked with wool fabric on Monk’s Cloth a…

Festive Hook-In

Christmas Hook-In
Our Christmas Hook-In was a huge success. President Ti Seymour set up her photo booth and as you can see members had a hilarious time!! We had a gift exchange, delicious food and wonderful company!  

Here you have some images. Visit our Facebook Page to see all the 50 pictures! Follow this link:

Guild Christmas Party 2016 Photo Album

Xmas Trees at Beaconsfield Library

Decorate the Library!We were asked again this year to participate in the Beaconsfield “Decorate Your Library” event. Thanks to the city of Beaconsfield for including our Guild and thanks to Mary for producing such a lovely Christmas Tree. The two-foot Christmas Tree would be displayed in the Library through the Holiday season.

International Hook-In Day at Martintown

Martintown Wild and Woolly Rug Hookers Hook-InEastern Ontario with Beaconsfield Celebrate the International Day of Rug HookingBy Laura Boszormeny & Dawna Matthew

What a wonderful day! Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters came up with the idea of celebrating our craft with the rest of the hooking community on this special day for all rug hookers worldwide. Martintown Wild and Woolly Rug Hookers provided the venue at the Martintown Community Centre, a central location north of Cornwall. The two branches huddled and organized a terrific day in Area One. There were 30 rug hookers in attendance, both male and female, young and old, with Rideau Valley Boots and Baskets, Prescott Hoops and Hooks and the 1000 Islanders represented as well. The meal was graciously provided by Martintown (4 different soups and rolls) and Beaconsfield (the sweet table), plus plenty of coffee and tea flowing all day to go along with the chatter.
New friends were made and longtime friendships rekindled. Newbies to exp…


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