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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Guest at Last Guild Meeting


Lisa, a recent guest to our guild, brought a rug that her great-grandmother hooked in the 1940s for her grand-child, Lisa's mom.

Lisa's great-grandmother, a resident of Nova Scotia, was an avid hooker. The Scotty Dog rug had been damaged on the edges by years of wear. In this photo, member BettyAnn in repairing a damaged spot.

Lisa was seeking suggestions on how to preserve this piece of her family history. The rug was hooked on burlap from a light-weight fabric which might have been rayon or cotton.

--Rita

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