Show & Tell : October- December 2018
|Romance at Kelly Bridge by Brenda Ticehurst|
By Brenda Ticehurst
Inspired By Pont Macaza and a scene I painted
Historic Pont Kelly covered bridge is located in Low,Western Quebec along the Gatineau River north of Wakefield on chemain du Lac pike over the Stag River. Erected in 1923. As I was Hooking I had recently seen the excellent romance with Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY 1995. Many of the scenes took place at a covered bridge. My mind began to wonder and I imagined a romance on Kelly Bridge and so it is a love story rug.
|Altogheter / Tous ensemble, by Isabelle Rollin|
Altogether / Tous ensemble
By Isabelle Rollin
Close to my childhood family farm is the Powerscourt bridge near Elgin, Quebec, opened in 1861, it is the oldest covered bridge in Canada that is still in function.
I added the theme of the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation into this rug since it was another guild project. I tried to squeeze in many different elements that represent our beautiful country. "A Mari usque ad Mare " from sea to sea, is my sky, where the oceans come together. Sweet maple leaf in the east, elegant pine tree in the west, and a touch of Fleur de Lys. Our beaver and Canada geese, are set into a border which represents our famous woolen socks.
Hooked on linen, mostly #6 and 8 cut, using both new and found wools.