International Hook-In Day

Area 1 International Rug Hooking Day _

By Ti Seymour

Martintown Wild & Woolly and Beaconsfield hosted an Area 1 Hook-in for International Rug Hooking Day, for the 3rd year running, at St Mary’s Community Centre.  85 people attended and enjoyed a fabulous variety of wonderful vendors, raffles galore and some delicious home cooking.  A talk was offered by Ti Seymour regarding the Barachois Church Project - to which 7 people signed up to make cushions for this wonderful community outreach event and a talk about The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers, the next Triennial will be hosted in 2021 in St. John's, Newfoundland.



Dawna Matthew and Candace Fradette during the welcome speech

A joyous Lin Watson at jacques and Isabelle's vending table

International Day Hook-in 

Kay Lewis self portrait


Kay Lewis self portrait (Detail)

Isabelle’s commissioned rug


Jacques logging rug
Ti Seymour’s vending table with skeins of stretchy velvet

Beautiful wooden ornaments for sale by Treehouse Creations

Jacques and Isabelle’s vending table of frames and novelty wooden hooking badges

Loretta and Gord, Hooked on the Lake, with customers

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