Showing posts from June, 2020

Show & Tell / Moose

Happy Canada Day!    July 1st - Canada Day Special Show & Tell :  The Canadian Moose    The Moose is associated with Canada’s native wildlife. The Moose is represented on the coat of arms of the Ontario and the Newfoundland and Labrador provinces, and some Canadian stamps and coins. Follow the link:  Canadian Wildlife Federation - Moose Freedom, Original by Andrée Lapensée Andrée Lapensée Freedom This mural hanging measures 30”x20”. It was made with wool cut in #6, yarns and leather antlers. The moose and antlers are glued onto the background, creating bold relief. I made it for my son. Canola Moose, original by Claire Fradette Claire Fradette Canola Moose On May 2017, our Guild held a “Canola” Rug Hooking Workshop with Loretta Moore. Canolas are Loretta’s Canadian rug hooking version of traditional Mola designs, which are hand-made textile pieces created by and for Guna women, from Panama, to be worn as a part of their bl

Show & Tell / Quebec

June 24th Bonne Fête nationale!    Special Show & Tell /  Fête nationale Carolyn Ells Fleur de Lys The fleur de lys is taken from the Quebec flag. Made with a punch needle, I challenged myself to give it a shaded effect using variegated wool. Fleur de Lys, by Carolyn Ells For more information  about  the Quebec flag, follow these links: Quebec's Provincial Symbols The Quebec Flag History Flag of Quebec


Show&Tell /  Happy Birthday Candace!_ Girls Shopping By Claire Fradette Girls shopping By Claire Fradette This is the fourth rug I hooked, and I have created it as a gift for the occasion of Candace's 50th Birthday.  Candace and I have known each other for a very long time and one thing we like to do is shop! Keywords:  Birthdays / Anniversaries,

Special Show & Tell / Marinas

Show & Tell : June 1st, 2020        In this Gallery, you can tour a selection of rugs from our last Exhibition, held in September 2017 at Centennial Hall. Use the label "Show & Tell" to see the rugs showcased in the past.          Special Show & Tell :  Marinas & boats              Marinas & boats is a special Show & Tell to celebrate the June 1st reopening of marinas, camping and certain types of tourist activities in Quebec, during the COVID-19 pandemic.       Dock,  by Lois J. Morris Lois J. Morris Dock    This piece was inspired by a picture I had taken somewhere outside of Portland, Maine.  I just put it together one afternoon when I was wanting to hook but didn’t have a pattern hanging around to hook. Boats at Harbour in Nova Scotia, by Debbie Séguin Debbie Séguin Boats at Harbour in Nova Scotia Adapted Our family went to Nova Scotia and we bought a magnet for a souvenir. I had it on my fridge a

Show & Tell / June 2020

Featured Rugs Gallery    In this Gallery, you can tour a selection of rugs from our last Exhibition, held in September 2017 at Centennial Hall. Visit our Blog to see the rugs showcased in the past.  Floral Rugs / #2    Flowers are one of the oldest and most common patterns in tapestry, and this is no exception in Rug Hooking. Here you have a selection of floral designs hooked by our members.  Red Rose, Original by Andrée Lapensée Andrée Lapensée Red Rose Original Traditional rug hooking technique, # 6 cut. Pavements of  London, a Highland Heart Hookery pattern hooked by Ti Seymour Ti Seymour Pavements of London Size: 14.5” x 15.5” Pattern: Highland Heart Hookery Teachers: Doug Rankin & Laura Biszormeny This was the result of a weekend retreat run by BHCG at L’Ermitage Ste-Croix in Pierrefonds, a beautiful and inspiring venue for starters. Anne Rankin brought along some wonderful wool to hook into our flowers. The class had pre-cho