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St. Patrick’s Day

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Green Day_ By Emmy Maten On Monday, March 18, we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. We dressed in green, everyone won a green door prize, and there was a pot of “gold” for 1 lucky winner! Everyone is Irish on St.Patrick's Day! Louise and her colourful Karla Gerard design Emmy and Candace Juliet and Fay Jacques As always, we shared rug hooking ideas and continued working on our beautiful projects. Left to right: Charlene, Claudette, Joni and Judith We also sang “Happy Birthday” to Brenda who is not only truly Irish, but also born on St Patrick’s Day! Brenda's birthday Lin Watson Jeanne, Brenda and Isabelle Andrée and Denise M. Brette and Joanne

Abu Dhabi Demo

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Demo at the Abu Dhabi Quilting Guild_ By Dawna Matthew Abu Dhabi ,United Arab Emirates March 14th, 2019 Rug Hooking and Punch Needle Demo at the Abu Dhabi Quilting Guild Our past president, Ti Seymour, spends her time between her homes here in Beaconsfield and Abu Dhabi. In March three of our members went to visit and were invited to attend a meeting of the Abu Dhabi Quilting Guild and demonstrate our techniques. We were amazed at the interest shown in both rug hooking and Oxford Needle Punch work. Ti will have to get a group, “The Abu Dhabi Rug Hookers and Punchers” started!! Ti demonstrates the techniques Lots of interest Marcy Baker from Colorado was visiting the Middle East and conducting a series of workshops Batik talk  Quilting Show and tell

Searsport Hook-in

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Searsport Punta Gorda Hook-In_ By Dawna Matthew Punta Gorda, Florida, Feb. 26-28, 2019 Seasport Punta Gorda Hook-in - Our Newfoundland mittens gang!! In February members Candace, Claire and Dawna travelled down to Punta Gorda, Florida for the Searsport Hook-In. They were fortunate to take a workshop with Winnie Glavine where they worked on creating mittens using her technique of hooking with tee shirt material. There was a huge hook-in area surrounded by vendors, tons of door prizes and various mini workshops and talks on offer. Winnie Glavine Hooked Mittens Searsport Huge Hook-in! Our Vermont friends!