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Unfortunately, I have to change the date of my next visit to Kingston’s Stitch by Stitch to March 18th from the 11th. But holy cow, by then the snow will be gone! and robins will be pulling worms from the sweet soft new grass and – well that might be a bit optimistic, however, I have noticed that we seem to be changing the timer for our front porch lights on a weekly basis which means the days are getting longer! How wonderful!!!!

Here are a few pix from our most recent guild meeting:

Marie did a wonderful presentation on the Canadian Flag which just celebrated it’s 50th birthday. She spoke about the history of the flag and its significance and how to incorporate it into our hooked rugs…


Marie’s Barn rug sporting the Canadian Flag… HPIM5950

Marie’s rugs – the one she is holding is a Martina Lesar pattern and the two on the table are my kits…
HPIM5964Elaine’s huggggge butterfly rug with a beautiful background…
HPIM5963Lorie’s ship with a bit of sky left to do :-)…
HPIM5962Wendy was working on a wool appliqué… somehow she managed to stitch it to her shirt!… 
HPIM5960Karen’s Antique Pineapple pattern by Quail Hill… HPIM5959Maureen’s little cottage (an M Shaw pattern)…
HPIM5957and her fun colourful sheep hooked out of roving… 
HPIM5956Another sheep hooked out of roving by Maureen… 
HPIM5954Karen did this amazing Elephant in punch needle!!!…and will be teaching a workshop on punch needle (miniature done with embroidery threads)… HPIM5949and a picture of A Winter’s Day (Joni Black pattern) hooked by Yvonne…

Imageand Delande’s wonderful Frog chairpad…Image

5 responses »

  1. Hi Loretta,

    I’m intrigued by Karen’s punched elephant. Do you have any details about the workshop she’s giving?

    All the best,

    Bill (in San Francisco, at the moment – back in mid March in time for those robins you talked about?)


  2. Marjorie Duizer

    LOVE,LOVE,LOVE the elephant! I used to do that fine punch needle but it didn’t look as wonderful as that! All I can say is WOW!!!!!
    please pass along my compliments to Karen

  3. Karen Darling

    I am leaving  now.  

    Sent from Samsung Mobile

  4. Me too, I love, love, love the elephant…just wonderful.

  5. Brigitte Webb

    Super work all round. I also love the punch needle elephant, just gorgeous


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