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BeaconsfieldRugHooking.com

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10 years On-line! Cake by   Une touche sucrée . 2008 A little Fish With Big Dreams January 28th: Website launch announcement  February 19th: French Version launch announcement 2010 Guild's 35th Anniversary Guestbook 1st animated rug video 2012 Relooking Blog launch announcement  Website Refreshment New Visual Identity (Actual Banner) Matty, Our On-line Mascot Facebook Profile 2nd animated rug video 2015 Guild's 40th Anniversary Guestbook Photoalbum Illustrations 3rd animated rug video _____________________________________ Website Committee 2008 - 2009 President : Denise Vandenbemden Editor / Translator: Maureen Rowe Webmaster/Designer: Maria Romero 2010  President : Denise Vandenbemden Editor / Translator: Rose Kandy Webmaster/Designer: Maria Romero 2011 - 2012 President: Louise G. de Tonnacour Editor / Translator: Rose Kandy Webmaster/Designer: Maria Romero 201

Patty Yoder

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Hooked On Patty Yoder   Sep 30, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018  Shelburne Museum  Wonderful trip down to Vermont. We were fortunate to catch the last weekend of the Patty Yoder Exhibition at the Shelburne Museum. What a talented lady and such a great loss to our rug hooking community.  Here you have some pictures!.  Claire and Candace Fradette visiting the Exhibition Bailey has the Ball, 2004. Wool and cotton, 65 1/4 x 66 in. Patty Yoder Patty Yoder Patty Yoder

Punch Needle Workshop

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Oxford Punch Needle workshop with Sara Burghoff By Dawna Matthew On January 19th four of our members traveled down to Vermont for a 1 day Oxford Punch Needle workshop with Sara Burghoff. We spent a lovely day with Sara who is a Oxford Certified Instructor and the former owner of Violet Jane Yarn. We did lots of punching, dyeing and laughing. A relaxing and valuable learning experience! Candace Fradette Claire Fradette

Show & Tell / January - March 2018

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On this Gallery, you can tour a selection of rugs from our last Exhibition, held on September 2017 at Centennial Hall Canadian Cultural Heritage The year 2017 was Canada’s 150th anniversary. To extend and commemorate Canada’s Culture and Heritage, this year our Website’s  “Show & Tell” section will be dedicated to heritage buildings and historical sites. In the coming months, two of these structures, lighthouses and covered bridges, will be shown as seen by our rug hookers. Starting in January, Lighthouses will be highlighted in Show & Tell, to be followed by Covered bridges a few months later.  Show & Tell :  About Lighthouses In view of Canada’s substantial watercourses, and Quebec’s  geographical position, lighthouses hold a big place in the history of our country. Starting in 1734, when the Louisbourg lighthouse was built, their number has increased to 750 over the years. They have fulfilled an essential role in navigation, providing safety and sanctuary. Many

Show & Tell / January 2018

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2017: The 150th Anniversary of Canada and 375th Anniversary of Montreal Special Show & Tell : Canada On this Show & Tell, you can tour a selection of rugs from our last Exhibition, held on September 2017 at Centennial Hall. Canadian Flag 150 Mini-mats By Carolyn Ells These mini-mats acknowledge Canada’s 150th birthday and Montreal's 375th birthday, both celebrated in 2017. The white pine motif was added to Montreal’s flag in 2017 in recognition of indigenous peoples who are part of the roots and life of the city. Both miniatures are punch needle embroidery on weaver’s cloth. The Canadian flag is made with cotton floss and the Montreal motif with wool.  White Birch