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Re-Icing the Cake and Dyeing Off White

YIKES! When a few Sunshine Hookers didn’t recognize  that what I had hooked was a piece of cake…it was time to do some fixing up! 233 more words

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This and That

First I’ll finish up showing the items being worked on at our day long hook in last week.

Gail is making good progress with her railway rug ( the story of this rug is in the post entitled “The Spring That Isn’t”) 367 more words

Choosing Colours

An Unusual Guest

Tuesday we had our second work day to prepare items for sale and/or display at  the ploughing match this fall. Along with all the Sunshine Hookers, we had an extra guest present. 478 more words

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The Spring That Isn't

Although spring has officially arrived, here in central Ontario we are still gripped with winter weather. This morning the temperature was – 17 C  (almost 0 F), and yesterday we awoke to a fresh snowfall of  23cm (nearly 10 in). 393 more words


A Final Tribute to Hilda Hayes

On Tuesday, March 4th our dear Hilda passed away peacefully at home in Orillia in her 97th year.

She was an inspiration to us all. In spite of near blindness, she continued to hook, to encourage, and take great delight in “seeing” what everyone else was working on, to joke, and to live life to the fullest. 152 more words

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A Work Day for the Plowing Match

This September, the International Plowing Match will be held near the village of Ivy , not far south of where I Iive in central Ontario.  The annual Quilt and Rug Fair is to be included as a part of the plowing match, and will run for a week (instead of a weekend) and have exposure for our work to many many more people than we could normally expect. 300 more words

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