Showing posts from April, 2017

OHCG Annual Show

2017 ANNUAL OHCG CONFERENCE, WORKSHOPS & RUG DISPLAY April 28th to 30th Cobourg Community Centre  Cobourg, Ontario Theme: “Images of Canada” to celebrate Canada’s 150th year. We had a beautiful booth at this year’s Ontario Hooking Crafters Guild’s Annual held in Cobourg, Ontario. Fourteen members took part with forty-five pieces on show which made an amazing display of different styles, techniques and talent. The executive thanks everyone who took part. BHCG Display BHCG Display BHCG Display Isabelle Rollin's Rug BHCG Display

2017 AGM

  BHCG Annual General Meeting Here you have the new Executive! Executive Committee  2017 President Dawna Matthew Vice-President  Monique Goulet Secretary  Fay Louch Treasurer Candace Fradette

Show &Tell / April 2017

Special Show&Tell: Easter Cheeky Chicks - Ti Seymour Cheeky Chicks By Ti Seymour This family of chickens was self inspired, mum and 3 offspring and is an original.  Loretta Moore helped with aspects of design and colour planning after a fun stay at her home.

Needle-Felting Demo

Show & Share    Animals Needle-Felting with Andrée Lapensée    Andrée  Lapensée Thank you to Andrée for giving a needle-felting demonstration in February. A large number of members got to try their hand at this craft and had a lot of fun producing some cute birds under her patient instructions. To show our appreciation to Andrée, we presented her with a basket of arts and crafts supplies which we know she will put to good use in her never-ending creative efforts.

Olde Forge

Olde Forge Annual Hook-in  1 April 2017 Respectfully Submitted by Ti Seymour A large group of BHCG members attended Olde Forge Hook-in and enjoyed the welcoming tones of the violin from resident musician Stewart.  Laughs from the audience came as we fell for an April Fool’s joke, about a new wood frame being donated from a local carpenter.  Lesley Larsen - Convener of 2018 OHCG Annual spoke about members of Area 1 all getting involved to make next years Annual one to remember.  Door prizes and Visitor Basket was raffled.  Multiple vendors selling Rug Hooking and Needle Felting related items.  Lots of lovely sweet and savoury treats for everyone. Show and Tell provided some great inspiration and many ooo’s and ahhh’s.  Photographs of the Show & Tell will be available on Olde Forge’s Website.  We look forward to reciprocating their hospitality at our own Picnic on May 27th and again at our Covered Bridges Show in September. Our ever keen Claire, already hooking in the b

Show &Tell / April -June 2017

About Birds! Blue-jay Cushion and Squirrel Footstool by Ti Seymour Blue-jay Cushion Ti Seymour Our cottage in the Laurentians sits amongst the Birch, Cedar and Maple trees which are abundant with life.  I wanted to complement some furniture in the cottage with life from the trees.  Bluejays regularly visit the feeder and have to share this with the resident squirrels too.  Hence the footstool close by. Bird and Fruit by Denise Morissette Bird and Fruit Denise Morissette A picture of a Two-tone Swallow was my inspiration for a sculpted bird representation. I used wool cut no 6 and no 3.  The rug size is 16 X 17 inches. Chickadee by Jeanne Osler Chickadee Jeanne Osler This is one of the first courses  I took as a beginner.  Joan Boyle was the teacher and a group  from BHCG  went to Brockville.   Fleding Eagle at MacNab Cementery - Carolyn Ells Fledgling Eagle at MacNab Cemetery Designed and hooked by Carolyn Ells in 2012. I to

Isabelle Rollin & Jacques Lepage / In The News

OHCG Newsletter / In the News Ontario Newsletter - Issue No. 1, Spring 2017 Isabelle Rollin and Jacques Lepage: A talented couple! Isabelle Rollin and Jacques Lepage's work has been featured by the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild Newsletter. See magazine's cover and back cover  sections!  Congratulations to both of you!.  Click to enlarge. OHCG Newsletter - Issue No. 1, Spring 2017 - Cover / The Yellow House By Isabelle Rollin  OHCG Newsletter - Issue No. 1, Spring 2017 - Back cover. Top: Isabelle Rollin ; Botton: Jacques Lepage 

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 - Issue1, Spring 2017 Cover OHCG Newsletter - Issue1, Spring 2017, page 10 OHCG Newsletter - Issue1, Spring 2017 , page 20

April Fools' Day

Poisson d'Avril / April Fools' Day April Fools' Day- Illustration: Maria Romero