Show & Tell / April - June 2024

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.

Refletions

In December 2018, our guild held a Self-Portrait Challenge. Our finished pieces were displayed the following month in a “Who’s that Hooker” contest and members had to guess who is who. Several of these portraits were shown in last year’s rug exhibition.

Follow the link : Hook a Self-portrait!  


Self-portrait. Original. Barbara Silver.




Detail.
Barbara Silver

Self-portrait
Original
2019
Hooked on linen
Wool cuts #3, #4, and #6
Tapestry yarn
Gold yarn behind letters
11.5” x 9” without frame
Framed
The butternut wood frame was custom made by Henry Peeters, Apple Hill, Ontario.









A Good Hair Day!. Original. Carolyn Mungall.





Detail.

Carolyn Mungall

A Good Hair Day!
Original
2018
Hooked on linen with hand-dyed wool and
Wensleydale fleece
Cut #6 
13” x 11”
Finished with binding technique












Self-portrait. Original. Claire Fradette.




Detail
Claire Fradette

Self-portrait
Original
2018
Hooked on linen with new wool
Cut #4
11” x 9”
Framed





When the hooked portraits had all been done, we guessed who was who. My wine glass gave me away!







Coussin Autoportrait. Original. Denise Morissette.



Detail. 
Denise Morissette

Coussin autoportrait
Original
2020
Hooked on Monk’s cloth
New wool, cuts #3 and #6
20” x 20”
Finished as a cushion

 












Self-portrait. Original. Emmy Maten.




Detail
Emmy Maten

Self-portrait
Original
2018
Hooked on Monk’s Cloth
Leftover yarns and some jersey
12” x 10”
Whipped edging, plus outer border wool fabric





This challenge was great fun! I belong in my garden, with my favorite chickadees, my sweetie-cat Harriet, and my crab apple tree, so full of life. I dyed the sky with blue food colouring!







C’est moi!(It’s me!). Original. Joanne Touchette.



Detail.

Joanne Touchette


C’est moi! (It’s me!)
Original
2019
Hooked with new wool on linen
Cuts # 3 and #4
21” x 17”
Crocheted edging



















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