Showing posts from December, 2020

Show & Tell / 2021

Featured Rugs Gallery    On 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.    Special Show & Tell: Happy New Year       Dawna Matthew. Illustration: Maria Romero. The Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild wishes everyone a happy, healthy, and safe New Year. We know that 2020 has been a difficult year and that we have often struggled to keep smiles on our faces. Hopefully, 2021 will bring an end to these challenging times and we will see many of your smiles in person. *** Dawna Matthew. Scroll Bench Pad,  a p attern from “The Rug Hooker’s Bible” Dawna Matthew  Scroll Bench Pad  Scroll Pattern from “The Rug Hooker’s Bible”  2015  40 in. x 15 in.  This bench pad was hooked with Judith Dallegret in a “Primitive Scrappy Rug Class” offered at BHCG in the winter of 2015. My husband had used his carpentry skills to make a low bench for our foyer and the rug fits on top,

Show & Tell / Christmas Eve

Dec. 24th _   Special Show & Tell: Christmas Eve BHCG Christmas Card. Illustration: Maria Romero Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild sends out warm Season’s Greetings to all our friends. We know that this is a difficult year and wish everyone safe and happy holidays. Denise Morissette. Nativité, Design by Jackye Hansen. Denise Morissette Nativité Design by Jackye Hansen, Jacqueline Design, 1990 2016 12 inch diameter I was inspired to do this Nativity rug from a photo-pattern which appeared in the Nov.- Dec. 1990 issue of Rug Hooking Magazine. Since I also do stained-glass work, I made the frame from glass. I gave this framed rug to a dear friend of mine.


 Happy Holidays! Christmas 2020. Illustration: Maria Romero

Show & Tell / Christmas 2

  BHCG Virtual Celebration         Rugs From The Past          These pieces were exhibited prior to the 2017 Show. Use the label "Show & Tell" to see other rugs showcased in the past.    Show & Tell / Christmas # 2  This time of season is about traditions and things we hold dear. These lovely Christmas pieces come with heartfelt stories. Many of the loops we pull are accompanied by joy and love and beauty, felt even years later. Mayumi Tsuji. Hello Cardinal. Adapted Mayumi Tsuji Hello Cardinal Adaptation of Christmas Card Illustration 2012 The story of my cardinal rug... I saw a red bird for the first time in Canada! I loved this bird that comes to visit in the garden every day, and I was very impressed when I saw it for the first time in the white snow scene. One year, I received a Christmas card showing a cardinal and I wanted to make it into a rug. It is not my own design, but I love it. This rug hangs in my room all year round, and while looking at it, I remember

Show & Tell / Christmas 1

BHCG Virtual Celebration    Featured Rugs Gallery     Show & Tell    On this Gallery, you can tour a selection of rugs from our members. These mats were never displayed during our Show. Visit our Blog to see the rugs showcased in the past.    Christmas # 1    This year, for many of us, our Christmas get-togethers with loved ones will be virtual. Putting up our favorite Christmas decorations helps us feel the joy and cheer that this season brings. Here are some beautiful Christmas rugs which will warm our hearts and get us in the yuletide spirit. Christina Delaney. Christmas Moose, Original. Christina Delaney Christmas Moose Original 2014 Size: 18” x 23.5” Wool & silk on linen, cut # 6 & 8 I have an old friend who loves moose. She spent 3 years working in Newfoundland and, despite her efforts, didn’t see one! I thought the antlers lent themselves to holding ornaments. I made this for her for Christmas. *** Christine Delaney. Old Santa, a Polly Minick pattern. Christin

December 4th

International Hook-in Day    Happy Rug Hookers Day! International Hook-In Day. Illustration: Maria Romero