Showing posts from October, 2023

Season 2023-2024

An Energetic Start to our New Hooking Season    Our new hooking season began September 11 with renewed excitement in the air! We are an enthusiastic group: many long-time members, plus many new faces too! Dawna Matthew’s beginners’ classes have welcomed 6 new members to our Guild. Furthermore, our April 2023 Rug Exhibition attracted several new members, as did meeting with the Beaconsfield Newcomers Club and participating in the September 23, 2023, Artisans’ Fair. A total of 14 new members! Six enthusiastic students in Dawna’s Beginners class. Claire, Laura, Isabelle, and Ti are preparing for the September 23 rd    Artisans’ Fair. September 25, we had a special visit from Judith Lilley, a talented rug hooker from Kamouraska, QC. Judy and Emmy have been emailing each other since 2017 but had never met in person. Judith brought numerous rugs to show, all original and stunning, and explained the stories behind their creations. She showed us Karen D. Miller’s “Eyes Open to the World” b

Show & Tell / Octobre-December 2023

Featured Rugs Gallery       In this Gallery, you can tour a selection of rugs from our last Exhibition, held in April 2023 at Centennial Hall. Explore our Blog to see the rugs showcased in the past.  Show & Tell  / October -December 2023. The Beautiful Outdoors.  The Beautiful Outdoors Nature inspires the soul, no matter what season. But summertime is a favorite time to venture outside, retreat to our treasured place in the country, explore the coast, trek through the mountains, or enjoy a park bench.   50 Years at Sutton . Original. Juleit Davies. Detail. Juliet Davies 50 Years at Sutton Original 2022 #6 cut on linen 24’’ x 24’’ Barn wood frame My husband bought our cottage near Sutton in 1972 and we wanted to celebrate that somehow. We had two weekends with invited friends and my Rug was on display. It was originally meant to be a cover for an ottoman but we thought it should be on the wall. It depicts some of the animals and birds