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Brenda Ticehurst / In the News

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OHCG Website / Brenda Ticehurst In the News _Falling Birch Leaves, an original design by Brenda Ticehurst, has been featured on the OHCG Website. Visit the Gallery Page! Congratulations Brenda!

See also the following Post: Hooked on Canada Calendar






Beginner Class

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Beginner / Refresher Class 
BHCG Beginer / Refresher Class
Interested in learning the basic to get you started on your rug hooking journey? Why not sign up for a course where you will work on a sampler that will cover the skills needed to then take on a bigger project.
For details including times, price and location, please contact Dawna Matthew at matthewd @ ca.inter.net

200 Cushions

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The Cushion Project: Barachois Historic Church_Grand Barachois, New Brunswick,
By Emmy Maten




n the little coastal town of Grand Barachois in the Beaubassin-est community of eastern New Brunswick stands the Barachois Historic Church, one of the last remaining wooden Acadian buildings. The Barachois Historic Church Preservation Committee was considering how to commemorate its bicentennial anniversary, and a photo taken from the second floor looking down on the pews below prompted an idea: create work-of-art cushions.

A call went out to rug-hooking artisans to create hooked cushions to be exhibited for the 6th edition of the World Acadian Congress, and then to permanently adorn the church pews.
Over the past two years, 242 cushions arrived, 223 from Canada including each of the provinces and Territories, 16 from the United States, 2 from the United Kingdom, and 1 from United Arab Emirates (Ti’s). The youngest artist was 14 years old and the eldest 90. One Nunavut artist’s cushion was a fi…