Dating rug hookers
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There are over 750 patterns available in the store and online.
Now, there are about 30, and most are in their 70s, 80s or 90s.
Le Lievre explains that rug hooking in Cheticamp was once an industry; residents, including Le Lievre and her mother, hooked rugs to obtain money for the bare essentials.
Carl and Ken in the kitchen are to be commended for keeping the refreshments coming and the coffee pot on! The Valley Girls provided the desserts and they were enjoyed by all. Artist Tricia Hollins of Metro Tech taught a great class on the color wheel, rug designer Jan Hall taught a class on embellishment.
Jan Goos color planned a rug from my wool at The Rug Hooking Store and the day was topped off by masseuse Greg Norton, who taught a mini-class on massage for tired necks, shoulders and arms.