Ontario Hooking Craft Guild

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Upper Toronto Branch Ontario Hooking Craft Guild Members
The Upper Toronto Branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild with our “Ontario House” rugs. Front row (left to right): Vivien Thompson, Julie Power, Anne Allen, Sue MacGregor, Shannon Ferrier, Elaine Copeman (2 rugs) and Mary Ann Pilskalnietis. Back row (left to right): Lorrie Joudrey, Trish Johnson, Treasure Kizas, Martha Desourdy Hopper, Eileen Clark, Sandra Marshall and Wendie Scott Davis.

the guilded edge

The Upper Toronto Branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild held a Hook In on February 7, 2009. For the hook in, we all hooked our interpretations of two Ontario House styles, the gothic cottage and the distinctively Toronto Bay ‘n’ Gable. The rugs are all wonderfully different. We also enjoyed an interesting talk and slide show by Stephen Yeats of the Cabbagetown Preservation Association, about (what else?) Cabbagetown houses! It was a fun-filled day of rug hooking and we are looking for a venue to show our rugs.
Read more in our Summer 2009 issue.

  1. Dale Walker

    Hello, I have a very old hooked rug in need of extensive repairs. Wear and tear over 80+ years.
    Would you be able to advise how I could find someone to look at it and do repairs? Live in Ottawa.
    613-809-8902. Would appreciate any assistance you could give me. Thx. Dale Walker

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